981  
FZNT02 KNHC 080229  
HSFAT2  
 
HIGH SEAS FORECAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL  
0430 UTC THU FEB 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS  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 THU FEB 08.  
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI FEB 09.  
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 10.  
 
.WARNINGS.  
   
..CARIBBEAN GALE WARNING
 
 
.CARIBBEAN 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  
69W AND 79W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. REMAINDER  
WATERS S OF 18N BETWEEN 66W AND 83W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO  
9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL.  
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E  
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N  
BETWEEN 70W AND 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.  
REMAINDER WATERS S OF 19N BETWEEN 68W AND 84W WINDS 20 KT OR  
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E  
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09.5N TO 18N  
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.  
REMAINDER WATERS S OF 17N BETWEEN 66W AND 84W WINDS 20 KT OR  
LESS.  
SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL.  
.39 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E  
WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N  
BETWEEN 70W AND 80W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.  
REMAINDER WATERS S OF 18N BETWEEN 69W AND 84W WINDS 20 KT OR  
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 74W AND 77W NE TO E  
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N E  
OF 81W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. REMAINDER  
WATERS S OF 17N BETWEEN 75W AND 84W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO  
10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL.  
 
.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.  
   
ATLC S OF 21N BETWEEN 70W AND 74W
 
INCLUDING ATLC APPROACH TO  
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8  
FT.   
24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 21N BETWEEN 71W AND 74W
 
INCLUDING ATLC  
APPROACH TO WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  
TO 8 FT.   
48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 22N BETWEEN 67W AND 76W
 
INCLUDING ATLC  
APPROACH TO MONA AND WINDWARD PASSAGES...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25  
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
 
.ATLC WITHIN AREA BOUNDED 25N35W TO 18N35W TO 13N50W TO 22N58W  
TO 25N35W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE  
ATLC WATERS BOUNDED BY 31N35W TO 07N35W TO 06N51W TO 22N68W TO  
31N35W... INCLUDING E CARIBBEAN PASSAGES...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.  
SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED 25N35W TO 11N35W TO 11N43W  
TO 23N54W TO 25N35W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.  
ELSEWHERE ATLC WATERS BOUNDED BY 29N35W TO 07N35W TO 06N53W TO  
20N70W TO 27N57W TO 29N35W...INCLUDING E CARIBBEAN PASSAGES...  
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E  
SWELL.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED 27N35W TO 14N35W TO 14N58W  
TO 27N54W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE  
ATLC WATERS BOUNDED BY 30N35W TO 07N35W TO 06N53W TO 23N71W TO  
30N35W...INCLUDING E CARIBBEAN PASSAGES...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.  
SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND E SWELL.  
 
.ATLC 24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 29N TO 31N BETWEEN 73W AND 78W WINDS  
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.  
   
CARIBBEAN N OF 19N BETWEEN 73W AND 76W
 
INCLUDING THE WINDWARD  
PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. GULF OF  
HONDURAS S OF 17N BETWEEN 86W AND 88W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS TO 8 FT.    
24 HOUR FORECAST N OF LINE FROM 19N74W TO 21N81W
 
INCLUDING  
THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN  
8 FT.    
48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19N BETWEEN 73W AND 77W
 
INCLUDING THE  
WINDWARD PASSAGE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
 
.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 30N86W TO 24N98W. FROM 24N TO  
28W W OF 94W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.  
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28N83W TO 23N94W THEN  
STATIONARY TO 19N95W. FROM 19N TO 25W W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20  
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 26N82W TO  
23N95W TO 18N96W. S OF 24N W OF 95W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.  
SEAS TO 10 FT.  
.42 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 26N96W TO 18N93W. WINDS 20 KT OR  
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.  
 
.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.  
 

 
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.  
 
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