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High Seas Forecast - Western Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico

Expires:No;;173924
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA IV 
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 
1630 UTC MON MAY 20 2019 

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS 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

METAREA IV BULLETIN WILL ONLY BE BROADCAST FROM THE INMARSAT 
AOE SATELLITE. 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 
ATLANTIC ICE SERVICE AT HTTPS://OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/ATL_TAB.SHTML 
(LOWERCASE EXCEPT CAPITAL A IN ATL). 

SECURITE 

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MAY 20. 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 21. 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 22. 

.WARNINGS. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW 48N42W 988 MB MOVING E 10 KT. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS 
WITHIN 600 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT. 
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM SW...780 NM SE...AND 660 NM N QUADRANTS 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N35W 989 MB. BETWEEN 300 NM AND 720 NM 
NW QUADRANT AND WITHIN 660 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. 
SEAS 10 TO 21 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST E OF AREA NEAR 51N34W 991 MB. WITHIN 
240 NM W AND N OF A LINE FROM 48N53W TO 54N43W TO 57N35W WINDS 
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT. 

...GALE WARNING.. 
.LOW INLAND NEAR 47N75W 1000 MB MOVING E 10 KT. OVER FORECAST 
WATERS WITHIN 600 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 
8 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N65W 998 MB. WITHIN 660 NM S AND SE 
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 45N50W 990 MB 
AND SECOND CENTER 44N58W 993 MB. WITHIN 660 NM S AND SE 
QUADRANTS OF FIRST CENTER AND 360 NM S AND 660 NM W AND NW 
QUADRANTS OF SECOND CENTER WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 63N AND E OF THE GREENLAND 
COAST AREA OF NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED ABOVE WITHIN 120 NM E AND 
SE OF THE GREENLAND COAST N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 
FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED ABOVE WITHIN 120 NM E OF 
THE GREENLAND COAST S OF 64N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. 

.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...S OF AREA 
NEAR 30N69W 1013 MB. S OF 32N BETWEEN 67W AND 71W WINDS TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...32N65W 1011 
MB. N OF 31N AND WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 
TO 9 FT. 

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER ICE FREE 
FORECAST WATERS FROM 52N TO 56N W OF 53W AND FROM 40N TO 44N 
BETWEEN 63W AND 72W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 50N TO 53N W OF 52W AND FROM 
40N TO 45N BETWEEN 51W AND 68W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 52N BETWEEN 47W AND 54W. 

.HIGH 36N59W 1024 MB MOVING SE 20 KT NEXT 24 HOURS THEN WILL 
TURN E. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N52W 1022 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N35W 1021 MB. 

.HIGH 63N62W 1025 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.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 MON MAY 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE MAY 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED MAY 22.

.WARNINGS.

.GULF OF MEXICO GALE WARNING...

.GULF OF MEXICO 06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N AND W OF 96W SE WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N AND W OF 94W SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 87W AND 91W NE TO E WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.15 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF THE COAST BETWEEN CORPUS 
CHRISTI TEXAS AND MATAGORDA TEXAS SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH 
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N 
AND W OF 93W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 21N TO 
23.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 91.5W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 
8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF 90W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT N OF 25N AND W OF 93W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 87W AND 91W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 28N AND W OF 91W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ATLC TROUGH FROM 30N68W TO LOW PRES 1015 MB NEAR 26.5N68.5W TO 
21N70W. WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 30N65W TO 28N69W 
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM LOW PRES 1013 MB...POSSIBLE 
TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR 30.5N69W TO 28N67W TO 25N70W TO 21N75W. 
WITHIN 90 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 
FT. 
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL 
CYCLONE...1013 MB N OF AREA NEAR 32N68.5W TO 27N67W TO 23N70W 
TO 20N71W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.CARIBBEAN FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 65W AND 73W...INCLUDING GULF 
OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT NEAR 13N71W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11.5N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 70W AND 
76W...INCLUDING GULF OF VENEZUELA...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 
8 FT NEAR 13N75W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.CARIBBEAN S OF 18N W OF 85W...INCLUDING GULF OF HONDURAS...
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF 18N W OF 85W...INCLUDING GULF OF 
HONDURAS...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.GULF OF MEXICO AREAS OF SMOKE AND HAZE WITH VSBY OCCASIONALLY 3 
TO 5 NM W OF LINE FROM 18N93W TO 21N93W TO 25N96W.

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

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


 

 



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