High Seas Forecast
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HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SAT FEB 25 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 27.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 18N TO 27N BETWEEN 110W AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. N OF 26N W OF 134W SE TO S
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM
30N132W TO 22N135W TO 21N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 06N TO 08N W OF 136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N133W TO 24N137W TO 20N140W.
N OF 28.5N E OF FRONT TO 131W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 14N W OF 131W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N127W TO 20N139W.
N OF 29N W OF 138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
FROM 08N TO 17N W OF 126W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 22.5N TO 27N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 22N TO 27.5N NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT S OF 23N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 23N TO 27N NW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT
.42 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.

CONVECTION VALID AT 0230 UTC SAT FEB 25...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 05N114W TO 11N105W. ISOLATED MODERATE
WITHIN 90 NM NW OF THE TROUGH.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG S OF 01.5S BETWEEN 94W AND
109W ASSOCIATED WITH TROUGH S OF AREA.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
THERE IS NO ITCZ CURRENTLY OVER THE FORECAST WATERS NORTH OF THE
EQUATOR.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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