Atlantic & Caribbean Outlook

National Hurricane Center Miami

        
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FZNT02 KNHC 280230
HSFAT2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST 
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC TUE MAR 28 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

SECURITE

ATLANTIC FROM 07N TO 31N W OF 35W INCLUDING CARIBBEAN SEA AND
GULF OF MEXICO

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC TUE MAR 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED MAR 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU MAR 30.

.WARNINGS.

...ATLC GALE WARNING...
.ATLC BROAD LOW PRES CENTERED NEAR 26N68W 1008 MB. WARM FRONT 
FROM LOW TO 27N63W TO 27N57W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 20N70W. WITHIN 
30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 30N64W TO 29N67W TO 27N69W NE 
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM 
NE...240 NM NW...AND 270 NM SW QUADRANTS OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 29N57W TO 
24N64W TO 22N73W TO 25N76W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT 
IN MIXED SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 30N62W 1005 MB. WARM FRONT FROM 
LOW TO 31N59W TO 30N52W. DEVELOPING COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 
19N63W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 63.5W TO 65W NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. 
SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 600 NM 
NE SEMICIRCLE AND 330 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF LINE FROM 27N50W TO 
28N53W TO 23N64W TO 24N70W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT 
IN IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES 1001 MB N OF AREA NEAR 32N55W WITH 
COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N57W TO 19N64W. OVER FORECAST WATERS SW 
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW BETWEEN 150 NM AND 270 NM WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. 
SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 31N43W TO 24N51W TO 
27N62W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N 
OF LINE FROM 15N35W TO 17N45W TO 22N53W TO 23N66W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. W OF 50W SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED SWELL. E OF 55W SEAS 8 
TO 15 FT IN NW TO N SWELL...HIGHEST NE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC STATIONARY FRONT FROM 31N35W TO 29N45W TO 31N54W. N OF 
LINE FROM 31N35W TO 29N43W TO 31N47W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 
TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 27N35W TO 
27N42W THEN WEAKENING WARM FRONT FROM 27N42W TO 31N50W. N OF 
LINE FROM 24N35W TO 24N41W TO 27N50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 
TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NE. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS MERGED WITH 
PARAGRAPH ABOVE.

.CARIBBEAN 48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 17N AND W OF 85W...INCLUDING 
THE GULF OF HONDURAS...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 
8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO FROM 21N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N W OF 94W SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
TO 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 22.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N BETWEEN 93W AND 96W SE TO S WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 23N BETWEEN 87W AND 91W E TO SE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.