North Atlantic High Seas Forecast

[Printable Version]   [Alt Link/Previous Versions]
FZNT01 KWBC 151605
HSFAT1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV 
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 
1630 UTC THU NOV 15 2018 

CCODE/1:31:04:01:00/AOW+AOE/NWS/CCODE 
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS 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. 

SEE ANNOUNCEMENT OF PLANNED INMARSAT I-3 TO I-4 MIGRATION 
IN 2018 AT OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/GMDSS_NOTICE.PHP (LOWERCASE) 

METAREA IV BULLETIN WILL ONLY BE BROADCAST FROM THE INMARSAT 
AORE SATELLITE STARTING AT 1645 UTC ON NOV 15. PLEASE ENSURE 
YOUR RECEIVER IS POINTED CORRECTLY. 

ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT 
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE). 

FOR INFORMATION ON ATLANTIC ICEBERGS SEE INFORMATION FROM NORTH 
AMERICAN ICE SERVICE AT HTTPS://OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/ATL_TAB.SHTML 

PAN PAN 

NORTH ATLANTIC NORTH OF 31N TO 67N AND WEST OF 35W 

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC NOV 15. 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 16. 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 17. 

.WARNINGS. 

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING... 
.LOW 50N45W 947 MB MOVING E 25 KT. WITHIN 480 NM S AND 600 NM SW 
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 24 TO 45 FT. ALSO WITHIN 660 
NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE 
WITHIN 1080 NM S AND SW SEMICIRCLES AND 540 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 26 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST E OF AREA 51N32W 956 MB. OVER 
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 
KT. SEAS  28 TO 48 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 900 NM W AND 1140 NM S 
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 36 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW E OF AREA 55N28W 985 MB. CONDITIONS 
DESCRIBED WITH LOW 60N40W.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING... 
.FRONT FROM 58N45W TO 60N40W TO 62N38W TO 63N35W. WITHIN 60 NM N 
AND NW OF THE FRONT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. 
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM N AND NW OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. 
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 58N35W 962 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W AND 360 
NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 22 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE 
WITHIN 540 NM W AND 480 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 
11 TO 24 FT. 
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N40W 967 MB. WITHIN 90 NM SE OF THE 
GREENLAND COAST N OF 63N WINDS 50 TO 70 KT. SEAS 26 TO 44 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N40W 972 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SW SEMICIRCLE 
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM N 
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. 

...STORM WARNING... 
.LOW 32N78W 1011 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 420 NM NE QUADRANT 
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N75W 1004 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E AND NE 
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N73W 993 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E AND SE AND 
120 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. 
ELSEWHERE N OF 31N AND WITHIN 660 NM E AND SE AND 420 NM SW 
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N55W 979 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW 
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 
360 NM NE...720 NM SE...AND 600 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 
KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. 

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING... 
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS 
W OF A LINE FROM 67N55W TO 62N60W TO 59N61W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE 
FROM 67N55W TO 63N56W TO 62N60W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE 
FROM 67N53W TO 64N55W TO 61N63W. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.WITHIN 240 NM W OF A LINE FROM 61N53W TO 67N51W WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION WITHIN 
180 NM W AND SW OF THE GREENLAND COAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 
TO 14 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION WITHIN 
180 NM W AND SW OF THE GREENLAND COAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 
10 TO 16 FT.  

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N57W 1029 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. 

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 34N54W 1027 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC THU NOV 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI NOV 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT NOV 17.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC 09N TO 20N E OF E OF 50W...AND FROM 17N TO 22N BETWEEN 
50W AND 58W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 20N35W TO 23N50W TO 25N65W TO 25N70W 
TO 24N74W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 22N BETWEEN 45W AND 65W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE 22N35W 
TO 22N50W TO 27N65W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO 
E SWELL.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 40W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...HIGHEST W OF 52W. S OF 18N E OF 40W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.

.ATLC N OF 25N E OF 42W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN 
NW SWELL. N OF 29.5N AND W OF LINE FROM 31N70W TO 29.5N75W WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N35W TO 28N45W TO 31N60W. N 
OF FRONT E OF 42W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT IN 
NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9 TO 14 
FT IN NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 27N E OF 65W WINDS 20 KT 
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 24N35W TO 24N40W TO 26N50W TO 
30N53W. N OF 21N E OF 49W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT 
IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 18N E OF A LINE FROM 31N56W TO 
24N60W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. 

.ATLC COLD FRONT FROM 31N87W TO 28N81W. N OF 29.5N AND W OF LINE 
FROM 31N70W TO 29.5N75W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN 
NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N73W TO 27N75W TO 22N81W. N 
OF 27N E OF FRONT TO 65W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 
FT. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 65W AND 73W AND E OF THE BAHAMAS WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N66W TO 29N70W THEN 
STATIONARY TO 25N75W TO 22N81W. S OF 24N W OF 60W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN E SWELL.

.CARIBBEAN COLD FRONT FROM 23N83W TO 16N85W. W OF FRONT NW TO N 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST IN YUCATAN CHANNEL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 22N81W TO 16N86W. W OF FRONT NW TO 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 21N78W TO 16N85W. WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF MEXICO COLD FRONT FROM 26N81W TO 23N83W. E OF LINE FROM 
29N90W TO 23N90W TO 22N94W TO 20N96W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST IN THE SE GULF AND BAY OF CAMPECHE. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT SE OF AREA. E OF 87W...AND S OF 24N 
BETWEEN 87W AND 90W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S 
OF 26N...HIGHEST IN YUCATAN CHANNEL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 23N E OF 86W...INCLUDING THE YUCATAN 
CHANNEL N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.