704  
FZNT02 KNHC 240343  
HSFAT2  
 
HIGH SEAS FORECAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL  
0430 UTC SAT FEB 24 2018  
 
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS  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 SAT FEB 24.  
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 25.  
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 26.  
 
.WARNINGS.  
   
..ATLANTIC GALE WARNING
 
 
.N OF 29N E OF 51W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.  
ELSEWHERE N OF 23N E OF 50W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10  
FT IN NW SWELL.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 21N E OF 40W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8  
TO 19 FT...HIGHEST N. ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 31N55W TO 22N50W  
TO 19N40W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N E OF 41W SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.  
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 28N E OF 48W W TO NW WINDS 20  
TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 15N W OF 55W  
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.  
 
.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.  
   
ATLC S OF 23N BETWEEN 70W AND 75W
 
INCLUDING APPROACH TO  
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE  
S OF LINE FROM 27N77W TO 23N45W TO 23N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.  
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE TO E SWELL OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.   
24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 71N AND 75W
 
INCLUDING  
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8  
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 25N74W TO 19N61W TO 12N45W TO  
16N35W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL  
OUTSIDE BAHAMAS.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.  
 
.CARIBBEAN FROM 9.5N TO 15N BETWEEN 70W AND 78W NE WINDS 20 TO  
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. N OF 17N BETWEEN 70W AND 73W AND N OF  
18.5N E OF 76W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25  
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N E OF 83W WINDS 20 KT OR  
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 14N BETWEEN 72W AND 77W NE WINDS  
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 17N BETWEEN 71W AND 73W AND N  
OF 19N E OF 75W...INCLUDING WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25  
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE WINDS  
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
 
.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.  
 

 
.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.  
 
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