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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC TUE JAN 23 2018

CCODE/1:31:12:01:00/AOW+POR/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

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

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 25.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 47N137W 995 MB MOVING N 15 KT. WITHIN 420 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N135W 988 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 420
NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N138W 983 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...1140 NM SE...900 NM SW AND 720 NM NW QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N133W 986 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND 480 NM
SW AND W QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE...540 NM SE...600 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 35N180W 996 MB MOVING E 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 480 NM
NW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 480 NM NE AND 600 NM NW QUADRANTS AND FROM 30N TO 35N
BETWEEN 168E AND 166W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N173W 995 MB. WITHIN 420 NM E AND 300 NM
N SEMICIRCLES WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 30N WITHIN 540 NM OF LOW EXCEPT WITHIN 720 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N166W 998 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 30N WITHIN
540 NM N AND 600 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
20 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.FROM 38N TO 43N BETWEEN 160E AND 164E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 16 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA NEAR 43N152E 956 MB. FROM 36N TO
48N W OF 165E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 49N153E 962 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 600 NM E QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 780 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS W OF AREA.

...STORM WARNING...
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 240 NM S OF A LINE FROM 40N160E TO
43N163E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA NEAR 44N158E 979 MB. WITHIN 360
NM SE AND 480 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA NEAR 44N158E 980 MB. WITHIN 300
NM N AND NE OF FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 46N160E TO 43N164E TO
35N162E WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 30N165E TO 51N179E TO 58N177E
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

.GALE WARNING...
.LOW 56N148W 996 MB MOVING W 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE
AND 720 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DESCRIBED WITH LOW 52N138W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 35N179E 1001 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM NE
QUADRANT AND FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 179E AND 170W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW 36N173W
ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N143W 996 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 660 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MERGED WITH LOW 52N138W ABOVE.

.GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N141W 997 MB. EXCEPT AS NOTED WITH
LOW 48N133W ABOVE WITHIN 780 NM SW AND W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 55N BETWEEN 155W AND 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 56N
BETWEEN 156W AND 164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 50N177E 1026 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND N OF
53N W OF 174E WINDS  TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. OVER FORECAST WATERS NE OF A
LINE FROM 57N176E TO 54N166W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 48N133W IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.FROM 30N TO 34N BETWEEN 119W AND 121W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 41N TO 48N BETWEEN 165E AND 169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 163W AND
156W AND FROM 41N TO 51N BETWEEN 160E AND 168E.

.HIGH 31N130W 1031 MB MOVING SE 5 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.HIGH 53N174W 1034 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 50N170W 1035 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 47N173E 1030 MB MOVING NE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH 50N170W ABOVE.

.HIGH 50N162E 1027 MB MOVING NE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH NW OF AREA.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. 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 0600 UTC TUE JAN 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU JAN 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC GALE WARNING...

.N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13.5N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 94W
AND 97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE
OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13N96.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 9N TO 15N BETWEEN
93W AND 103W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 12N TO 20N W OF 120W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 18N105W TO 07N116W TO
01N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 132W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 05N W OF 112W...EXCEPT N
OF 27N BETWEEN 125W AND 136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 22N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N130W TO
10N113W TO 01N133W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA S OF 30N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 25N NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.18 HOUR FORECAST 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0800 UTC TUE JAN 23...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 10N74W TO 06N80W TO 06N95W. ITCZ CONTINUES
FROM 06N95W TO 06N115W TO BEYOND 07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG FROM 03N TO 08N BETWEEN 76W AND 80W. SCATTERED
MODERATE FROM 08N TO 13N BETWEEN 127W AND 140W.

.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 23 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 24 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 25 2018.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N179W TO 24N176E TO 19N170E TO 16N160E MOVING E 20
KT N OF 19N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. S TO SW WINDS 25
TO 35 KT WITHIN 330 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 690 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT N OF 22N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 23N177W TO 19N170E.
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N...AND WITHIN
480 NM W OF FRONT N OF 27N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N165W TO 23N174W. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N150W TO 25N162W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 30N142W TO
26N150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 20N E OF 160W...AND FROM 10N TO
18N BETWEEN 160W AND 171W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 20N E OF
155W...AND FROM 13N TO 18N BETWEEN 155W AND 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 26N E OF
153W... AND FROM 12N TO 18N BETWEEN 153W AND 161W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM NEAR 30N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N164E TO 27N160E. S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28.

.RIDGE FROM 28N140W TO 27N150W NEARLY STATIONARY AND GRADUALLY
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N164W TO 25N167W TO 17N174E MOVING E 10 KT AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N162E TO 28N160E MOVING E SLOWLY.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST
AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 02N E OF 175E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 22N W
OF 175E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 06N TO 17N BETWEEN 175E AND 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 15 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N164W TO
25N170W TO 15N172E TO 30N166E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT E OF A LINE FROM
30N160W TO 20N170W TO 13N172E TO 06N172E TO 00N180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF A LINE FROM 30N152W TO
20N156W TO 14N171W TO 00N155W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM
30N160W TO 22N178W TO 26N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 07N TO 13N
BETWEEN 178W AND 171E

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 09N162W TO 07N175W TO 06N165E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 330 NM N AND 120 NM S OF ITCZ E OF
172W...AND FROM 03N TO 08N W OF 173E.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.


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