256  
FZNT02 KNHC 070820  
HSFAT2  
 
HIGH SEAS FORECAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL  
1030 UTC WED FEB 07 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS  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 0600 UTC WED FEB 07.  
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU FEB 08.  
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI FEB 09.  
 
.WARNINGS.  
   
..CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING
 
 
.CARIBBEAN FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W NE TO E WINDS  
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 18N E OF  
81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. N OF 18N BETWEEN  
74W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20  
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E  
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N  
BETWEEN 65W AND 82W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.  
N OF 18N BETWEEN 66W AND 76W...INCLUDING ATLC PASSAGES...NE TO E  
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.  
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E  
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N  
BETWEEN 66W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.  
REMAINDER AREA S OF 18N BETWEEN 66W AND 84W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.  
SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL. WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE  
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.  
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E  
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N  
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.  
REMAINDER AREA S OF 18N BETWEEN 64W AND 84W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.  
SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL.  
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E  
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N  
BETWEEN 65W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.  
REMAINDER AREA S OF 18N BETWEEN 66W AND 84W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.  
SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL. WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE  
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.  
 
.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.  
 
.WITHIN 180 NM OF LINE FROM 25N35W TO 19N43W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO  
25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE ATLC AND CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA  
BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 07N35W TO 07N48W TO 10N62W TO 20N66W TO  
31N35W...INCLUDING E CARIBBEAN PASSAGES...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.  
SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 240 NM OF LINE FROM 24N35W TO 14N54W NE  
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE ATLC AND  
CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 07N35W TO 06N53W TO  
10N60W TO 21N70W TO 31N35W...INCLUDING E CARIBBEAN PASSAGES...  
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 270 NM OF LINE FROM 20N35W TO 16N51W NE  
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE ATLC AND  
CARIBBEAN WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N35W TO 07N35W TO 06N53W TO  
10N61W TO 21N70W TO 30N35W...INCLUDING E CARIBBEAN PASSAGES...  
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.  
   
ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 67W AND 75W
 
INCLUDING ATLC APPROACH TO  
MONA AND WINDWARD PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
LESS THAN 8 FT.   
24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 75W
 
INCLUDING ATLC  
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
TO 8 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.  
 
.GULF OF MEXICO N OF 27N W OF 91W VSBY LOCALLY BELOW 3 NM IN FOG.  
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N87W TO 25N97W. W OF LINE  
FROM 29N91W TO 25N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING  
TO 8 FT.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N84W TO 24N94W THEN  
STATIONARY TO 20N96W. FROM 21N TO 25N W OF 97W N WINDS 20 TO 25  
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
.36 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 27N82W TO 23N95W TO  
18N94W. FROM 19N TO 25N W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
TO 8 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 24N96W TO 18N94W. S OF 20N W OF  
TROUGH NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
 
.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.  
 

 
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.  
 
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