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FZPN02 KWBC 130525
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC SAT FEB 13 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 59N148W 987 MB MOVING NW 25 KT. N OF 56N AND E OF 147W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 50N158W 980 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 46N147W
TO 38N159W TO 30N170W. WITHIN 480 NM E...960 NM SE...AND 780 NM
SW QUADRANTS...AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM SE AND E OF THE FRONT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N153W 980 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
46N133W TO 46N145W TO 33N158W. WITHIN 360 NM NE...1260 NM
SE...AND 240 NM S QUADRANTS...AND 300 NM SE AND E OF THE FRONT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 59N157W 992 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N178W 972 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
780 NM SE...1380 NM SW...AND 720 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N171W 980 MB. WITHIN 600 NM SE AND 1260
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N169W 987 MB. BETWEEN 360 NM AND 660 NM
SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N164E 987 MB. WITHIN 780 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N172W 992 MB. WITHIN 540 NM SE AND 780
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 48N153E 968 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 600 NM E AND 960 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45
KT. SEAS 9 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 44N156W 1000 MB. WITHIN 660 NM SE AND
480 NM SW QUADRANTS AND 180 NM S OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
46N138W TO 48N125W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N AND W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 43N TO 49N BETWEEN 127W AND 139W AREA OF SW TO W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 54N W OF 165E AREA OF NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.FROM 32N TO 37N BETWEEN 121W AND 124W AREA OF NW TO N WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 120W AND 129W AREA OF
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 120W AND 129W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 33N TO 49N
BETWEEN 143W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 420 NM SE OF A LINE FROM
49N130W TO 46N150W TO 37N161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 35N TO 45N BETWEEN 142W AND
154W AND FROM 44N TO 49N E OF 142W.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 41N TO 44N W OF 164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG W OF A LINE FROM 49N160E TO 40N176E.

.HIGH 35N134W 1028 MB MOVING W 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N137W 1031 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N132W 1031 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N175E 1030 MB.

.FORECASTER BELL. 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 SAT FEB 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 12N97W N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN
93W AND 106W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
S OF 13N BETWEEN LINE FROM 13N93W TO 03.4S98W AND 110W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 10N99W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 07N TO 12N BETWEEN 93W AND 104W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 13N BETWEEN
LINE FROM 13N93W TO 03.4S103W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. WITHIN 180 NM OF LINE FROM 11N98W TO 05N108W
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF
15N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROUGH FROM 5N129W TO 11N128W. W OF A LINE FROM 30N121W TO
02N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 13N110W TO 03.4S110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08N132W TO 16N125W. N OF 12N
WITHIN 210 NM E OF TROUGH NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
13 FT. N OF 12N WITHIN 240 NM W OF TROUGH NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 12N WITHIN 420 NM W OF TROUGH
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 FT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
30N116W TO 15N110W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11
FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10N128W TO 18N123W. N OF 12N
WITHIN 180 NM E OF TROUGH NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
15 FT. FROM 11N TO 14N WITHIN 270 NM W OF TROUGH NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 10N W OF 123W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 FT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER AREA W OF LINE FROM
30N116W TO 15N110W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10
FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08N127W TO 17N122W. WITHIN 360 NM
W OF TROUGH NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 27N W OF 122W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO
15N105W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH WEAKEN. W OF LINE FROM 07N130W TO
20N120W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER
AREA W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 15N103W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO 09N90W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. FROM 11N
TO 13N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM
12N93W TO 11N86W TO 05N93W TO 12N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND SW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO
08N93W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO
08N93W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT. FROM 11N TO 13N E OF 90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 04N TO 13N BETWEEN 88W AND 93W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

.WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO 04N82W...INCLUDING THE
W GULF OF PANAMA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO
06N81W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0300 UTC SAT FEB 13...

TROUGH FROM 06N117W TO 12N115W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG WITHIN 210 NM OF TROUGH AXIS.

TROUGH FROM 05N129W TO 11N128W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG N OF 08N WITHIN 270 NM E AND WITHIN 90 NM W OF TROUGH
AXIS.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM 02N89W TO 03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 04N90W TO 07N107W.

.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 13 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 14 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 15 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING....
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 20N175E TO 15N160E MOVING E 15 KT.
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N158W TO 23N178W TO 10N165E TO
04N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N165W TO 20N176W TO 15N170E TO
12N160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 172W AND 178W. WINDS
20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N AND IN
AREA BOUNDED BY 30N172W TO 05N175E TO 05N160E TO 24N160E TO
30N165E TO 30N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 20N169W TO 10N170E.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N AND IN AREA
BOUNDED BY 25N168W TO 05N178W TO 05N160E TO 24N160E TO 2N168W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.RIDGE 30N147W TO 26N160W TO 21N175W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 27N160E TO 20N173E MOVING SE 15 KT.

.WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N140W TO 04N140W TO
02N160W TO 02N172W TO 30N180 TO 18N155W TO 20N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE 30N140W TO 20N160W
TO 10N170W TO 02N175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE 30N145W TO 20N155W
TO 10N165W TO 02N168W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 22 FT W OF LINE 30N168W TO 20N175E TO 14N160E. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT E OF LINE 30N145W TO 20N150W TO 10N160W TO 03N160W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N165W TO 20N180W TO
08N160E AND E OF LINE 30N156W TO 20N162W TO 04N175E TO 00N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT W OF LINE 30N165W TO 16N175E
TO 10N160E. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT E OF LINE 20N140W TO 10N155W TO
04N160W. SEAS MOSTLY 8 TO 12 FT OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT W OF LINE 30N160W TO 15N180W
TO 08N160E. SEAS MOSTLY 8 TO 12 FT OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST
AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 02N158W TO 00N175W. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF N AND 120 NM S OF THE ITCZ.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 175E AND 179W
AND S OF 05N W OF 164E.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.


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