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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC THU DEC 25 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC DEC 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 27.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 52N172E 971 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 300 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM S
AND 540 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 57N169W.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 44N160E 995 MB MOVING NE 25 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
FROM 32N TO 43N BETWEEN 160E AND 164E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12
TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N172E 970 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
51N176E TO 43N175E TO 32N171E. WITHIN 120 NM E OF THE FRONT N OF
43N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM
NW SEMICIRCLE...480 NM E AND 1080 NM S QUADRANTS...AND 420 NM E
OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N169E 960 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
58N174W TO 51N173W TO 42N172W. WITHIN 180 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND
300 NM W AND 660 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 27
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM S AND 360 NM E QUADRANTS...AND 360
NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 34N TO 52N BETWEEN 120W AND 132W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 118W AND 126W AREA OF
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 42N BETWEEN 122W AND 128W AREA OF
N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 146W AND 162W AND FROM 32N TO 36N
BETWEEN 132W AND 146W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 36N BETWEEN 135W AND 163W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N155W 985 MB. N OF 30N AND WITHIN 420 NM
N...720 NM E...300 NM S...AND 480 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N150W 996 MB MOVING E 15 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 56N141W
TO 52N146W TO 51N153W TO 46N157W TO 35N171W. WITHIN 300 NM E AND
SE OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 300 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 55N TO 60N BETWEEN 140W
AND 158W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 60N165W 992 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW
CENTER TO 59N170W TO 58N179E. OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF
THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 57N169W.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 54N177W 977 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 720 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
50N172E.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N160E 982 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 54N169E.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N169W 995 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
360 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF A LINE FROM 59N160W TO 61N176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 47N157W 1014 MB. WITHIN 180 NM OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N140W 1012 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 45N TO 52N
BETWEEN 150W AND 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 36N TO 42N BETWEEN 150W AND
156W AND FROM 42N TO 50N BETWEEN 178W AND 176E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 34N TO 42N BETWEEN 146W AND
156W.

.HIGH 41N142W 1036 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N137W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N134W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 30N171W 1021 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N168W 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 51N153W 1026 MB.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC THU DEC 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI DEC 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT DEC 27.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N98W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14N
BETWEEN 94W AND 101W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 14N BETWEEN 95W AND 102W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 14N BETWEEN 98W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 13N BETWEEN 101W AND 107W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 23N113W TO 00N129W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 117W AND 132W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 20N113W TO 20N121W TO 24N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 124W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 27N BETWEEN 117W AND 124W N TO
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N
OF A LINE FROM 21N114W TO 26N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N W OF 135W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 FT. N OF 28N BETWEEN 116W AND 124W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
29N115W TO 26N117W TO 24N127W TO 27N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N W OF 135W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N BETWEEN
114W AND 129W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED N
AND NW SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 24N140W TO 20N130W TO 11N121W
TO 00N129W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 19N140W TO 09N123W TO 05N129W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 09N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 10N89W
TO 08N95W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE
AND NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0300 UTC THU DEC 25...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 07N78W TO 07N100W. ITCZ FROM 07N100W TO
06N112W TO 08N140W. WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 05N TO 08N
BETWEEN 80W AND 90W...AND FROM 03N TO 06N BETWEEN 103W AND 118W.

$$
.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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