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FZPN03 KNHC 161553
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC MON JAN 16 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MON JAN 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE JAN 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED JAN 18.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.FROM 12N TO 16N BETWEEN 125W AND 135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N140W TO 30N130W
TO 30N120W TO 16N115W TO 06N140W TO 25140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 125W AND 135W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 24N BETWEEN
115W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 12N BETWEEN 135W AND 140W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N140W
TO 17N115W TO 20N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL.

.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 30N140W TO 30N135W TO 28N140W TO 30N140W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 1500 UTC MON JAN 16...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH FROM 06N78W TO LOW PRESSURE NEAR 02N82W 1008 MB TO 03N91W
TO 02N100W. ITCZ AXIS FROM 02N100W TO 08N130W...RESUMING AT
08N135W AND CONTINUING TO BEYOND 08N140W. NO SIGNFICANT
CONVECTION IS NOTED.

$$

.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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