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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC FRI FEB 24 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 26.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW W OF FORECAST AREA 46N157E 977 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. OVER
FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 46N167E TO 35N160E AREA OF S
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. ALSO W OF A LINE FROM
49N164E TO 45N169E TO 33N162E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15
FT. ELSEWHERE N AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N162E TO 43N172E AND S OF
50N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N167E 967 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
58N177E TO 50N175E TO 36N166E. WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS
45 TO 55 KT. SEAS 21 TO 33 FT. ALSO WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE
SEMICIRCLES AND WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT FROM 47N TO 57N WINDS
35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE AND 720 NM E QUADRANT AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N
OF 39N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF FORECAST AREA 64N179E 988 MB. WITHIN
420 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE
WATERS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 51N163E TO
61N164W AND WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE OF A FRONT FROM 61N166W TO
52N177W TO 45N176E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW JUST NW OF FORECAST AREA 59N175E 976 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM S AND 240 NM SE QUADRANTS
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 22 TO 30 FT. ALSO WITHIN 540 NM S...420
NM SE AND 300 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 51N165E TO 43N175E TO 57N158W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT...EXCEPT E OF 169W 10 FT OR
LESS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF FORECAST AREA 63N179W 1008 MB.
EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 54N167E ABOVE...OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 420 NM SE AND E QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE AREAS 12 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 64N179E
ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 36N149W 1016 MB MOVING S 10 KT WITH SECOND LOW 32N149W 1016
MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE QUADRANT OF FIRST LOW
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 420 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS OF SECOND LOW AND WITHIN
480 NM NE SEMICIRCLE OF FIRST LOW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMBINED LOW 35N145W 1008 MB. BETWEEN 60 NM
AND 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N130W TO 45N145W AND E OF 155W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N146W 1012 MB. FROM 36N TO 41N BETWEEN
139W AND 151W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST NEAR
39N149W. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM NE...660 NM N AND 300 NM W
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 55N TO 59N BETWEEN 140W AND 156W AREA OF
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 56N TO 59N BETWEEN 141W AND 152W AREA OF
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 54N131W 1013 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW AND
420 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE
E OF A LINE FROM 59N153W TO 53N150W TO 47N140W WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 35N161W 1015 MB. FROM 34N TO 42N
BETWEEN 161W AND 168W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 480 NM W QUADRANT AND FROM
35N TO 46N BETWEEN 155W AND 171W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 33N163W 1011 MB. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 34N146W ABOVE...WITHIN 300 NM NE...420 NM N AND 240 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N168W IS IN A STATE OF UNREST. MARINERS
TRAVELING IN THE VICINITY OF THE VOLCANO ARE URGED TO EXERCISE
CAUTION. IF MARINERS ENCOUNTER ANY VOLCANIC ASH...REPORT THE
OBSERVATION TO THE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER BY CALLING
301-683-1520.

.LOW 44N164W 1019 MB MOVING N 15 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 56N162W
TO LOW CENTER TO 39N163W TO 30N170W. WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT N
OF 41N...WITHIN 180 NM W OF FRONT FROM 40N TO 47N AND BETWEEN
THE FRONT AND 175W S OF 40N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22
FT... HIGHEST NEAR 52N160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS MERGED WITH NEW
LOW 35N161W IN WARNINGS SECTION.

.LOW 46N138W 1028 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. WITHIN 360 NM W AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH NEW
LOW 47N127W BELOW.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 30N TO 40N E OF 125W AREA OF N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N E OF 122W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 47N127W 1017 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SW AND
480 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N124W 1018 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N168E 1018 MB. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE...WITHIN 360 NM NW SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM
S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 46N TO 59N
BETWEEN 157W AND 164W AND OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 47N W
OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM E OF A LINE FROM
53N177E TO 42N171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM W OF A LINE FROM
51N179W TO 37N169E.

.HIGH 51N150W 1040 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 49N155W 1044 MB.

.HIGH 32N162W 1027 MB MOVING S 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.HIGH 36N176E 1033 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 49N168W 1040 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 52N157W 1044 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 36N128W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 30N126W 1022 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 46N170E 1028 MB.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. 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 FRI FEB 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 23.5N BETWEEN 111.5W AND 120W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 23N140W TO 15N124W TO
19N112W TO 24N111W...EXCEPT N OF 23N W OF 124W...WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL. FROM 04N TO 12N
W OF 123W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT JUST W OF AREA. N OF 26N W OF 135W
SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE
FROM 30N131W TO 20N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
NW SWELL. FROM 18N TO 27.5N BETWEEN 111.5W AND 119W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N138.5W TO 27N140W. N OF E
OF FRONT TO 135W S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. W OF
FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N131W TO 16N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N134W TO 24N140W.
N OF 28.5N WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N132W TO 23N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 14N TO 21N
BETWEEN 131W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED
NW AND NE SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 26N TO 28.5N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 23N TO 28.5N NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 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 0200 UTC FRI FEB 24...

.SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 20N TO 24N W OF 138.5W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

THERE IS NO ITCZ CURRENTLY OVER THE FORECAST WATERS NORTH OF THE
EQUATOR.


.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 24 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 25 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 26 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 22N176E TO 20N169E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT
N OF 27N...NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM
SE OF FRONT E OF 176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 28N167W TO 25N178E. NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT E OF 179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 27N161W TO 25N169W. S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.FRONT FROM 30N145W TO 27N149W TO 26N155W MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N140W TO 26N144W TO 25N148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF AREA AND MERGED WITH TROUGH
DESCRIBED BELOW.

.TROUGH FROM 26N144W TO 21N144W TO 15N146W MOVING E 10 KT.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E OF TROUGH N OF 17N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 28N142W TO 19N143W TO 13N146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20N140W TO 17N141W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 154W AND
178W...FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN 178W AND 170E...AND FROM 06N TO
10N W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 15N
BETWEEN 168W AND 178E...AND FROM 06N TO 13N W OF 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 14N W OF
167E.

.HIGH 30N163W 1026 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
25N174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 28N161W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 27N151W 1019 MB.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N171W TO 23N178E TO
23N173E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N140W TO
06N158W TO 02N178E TO 12N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE FROM 17N140W TO
02N176E TO 05N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 28N140W TO
06N172W TO 04N160E.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 08N145W TO 05N155W TO 06N165W TO 02N179E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03N TO 07N W OF 170E...AND FROM
02N TO 05N BETWEEN 170E AND 179E.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.



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