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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1745 UTC SAT FEB 28 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 02.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW W OF AREA NEAR 48N161E 983 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. FRONT FROM
52N165E TO 50N168E TO 40N167E TO 33N160E. WITHIN 180 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 39N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 360 NM E AND NE OF FRONT...AND FROM 35N TO 48N W OF 165E
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N168E 986 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. ALSO WITHIN 480 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS...AND BETWEEN 360 NM AND 600 NM E AND NE QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA NEAR 60N175E 1002 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 480 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 38N168W 1010 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. WITHIN 420 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 25 FT. ALSO WITHIN 480
NM W SEMICIRCLE AND 420 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 40N164W
DESCRIBED BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW INLAND 42N123W 1007 MB MOVING S 20 KT. BETWEEN 240 NM AND
540 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 35N TO 47N BETWEEN 124W AND 136W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N123W 1012 MB. WITHIN 540 NM W AND 480
NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 37N TO 49N BETWEEN 124W
AND 133W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN LOW 41N163W 1006 MB WILL REMAIN NEARY
STATIONARY. WITHIN 420 NM NW...AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 600 NM NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N164W 1002 MB. WITHIN 420 NM SW...360 NM
SE...AND 240 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N162W 1007 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N169W 1004 MB. WITHIN 540 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 36N TO 48N W OF 164E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 53N172W 1003 MB. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED
IN WARNING SECTION ABOVE WITHIN 540 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY 1 NM OR LESS FROM 32N TO 56N
BETWEEN 148W AND 169W AND FROM 43N TO 50N BETWEEN 166E AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 41N TO 53N BETWEEN 146W AND
168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 55N BETWEEN 142W AND
160W AND FROM 54N TO 62N BETWEEN 163W AND 178W.

.HIGH 50N141W 1033 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N139W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N140W 1032 MB.

.HIGH 38N179E 1030 MB MOVING S 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N180W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 53N175W 1027 MB MOVING NE 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED INLAND.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N174E 1033 MB.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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 1200 UTC SAT FEB 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN MAR 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON MAR 02.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N90W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

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

.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 00N135W TO 03N130W TO 03.4S108W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN S SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 04N BETWEEN 113W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.

.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 127W AND 136W N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 22N W OF 135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 30N122W TO 17N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC SAT FEB 28...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH FROM 08N82W TO 04N91W. ITCZ FROM 04N91W TO 04N120W TO
07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 08N TO 09N BETWEEN 128W AND
131W.

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 01 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 02 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 27N156W MOVING NNE SLOWLY. DISSIPATING. WEAKENING FRONT
FROM LOW TO 25N155W TO 21N156W THENCE TROUGH TO 18N162W. FRONT
MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ANOTHER FRONT FROM
LOW TO 30N156W MOVING E SLOWLY. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN
151W AND 147W N OF 23N. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM NE QUADRANT
OF LOW. WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE...30N150W 21N152W 16N161W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N152W
TO 27N153W. TROUGH FROM 27N152W TO 20N153W. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN 151W AND 148W N OF 24N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N153W TO 26N153W TO 21N155W. E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT E OF TROUGH. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN TROUGH AND
160W.

.COLD FRONT JUST W OF FORECAST AREA 31N160E TO 27N154E MOVING E
25 KT. SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 28N W OF 167E. W END OF FRONT
BECOMING STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N169E TO 28N160E NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
N OF FRONT. FRONT MOVING N AS A WARM FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.DISSIPATING COLD FRONT 30N162W TO 28N165W TO 25N175W TO 25N177E
MOVING SE AND S 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 01N160E TO 00N163E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH LITTLE CHANGE.

.RIDGE 30N169E TO 27N160E MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N140W TO 25N150W NEARLY STATIONARY...DISSIPATING.

.E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 13 FT FROM 09N TO 22N W OF
164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM
12N TO 22N W OF 162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST ELSEWHERE...E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8
TO 10 FT FROM 12N TO 25N W OF 156W.

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

.SEAS ELSEWHERE 8 FT OR LESS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST ELSEWHERE SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A
LINE...30N177W 26N167W 30N159W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A
LINE...30N166E TO 27N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST ELSEWHERE SEAS 7 TO 10 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN
152W AND 165W...AND N OF 25N W OF 175E.

.WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 10N W OF 180W.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 09N150W TO 07N160W TO 04N170W. WIDELY
SCATTERED TSTMS BETWEEN ITCZ AND 03N W OF 150W.


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.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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