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FZPN01 KWBC 272137
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SAT DEC 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 29.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 34N175E 1005 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. WITHIN 180 NM S OF A FRONT
FROM 36N175W TO THE LOW TO 30N171E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N178E 1002 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW AND SE
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N168W 990 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 360
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 30N TO 44N BETWEEN 161W AND 177W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
12 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N163W 978 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 27 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 47N161W 979 MB.
WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 29 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM S AND BETWEEN 240 NM AND 540 NM N
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 45N176E 990 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 360 NM SW AND 180 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N179W 987 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N176W 980 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
48N TO 57N BETWEEN 168W AND 179W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS NW OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW NW OF AREA 63N179W 988 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM E OF A FRONT FROM 62N174W TO
53N165W TO 48N157W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED NW OF AREA. N OF 62N W OF
ALASKA WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW NW OF AREA 55N169E 963 MB DRIFTING N. WITHIN 480 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA NEAR 57N170E 974 MB. WITHIN 300
NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA 59N167E 991 MB. CONDITIONS NW
OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 37N155W 986 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 360 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 48N
BETWEEN 135W AND 164W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N152W 998 MB. WITHIN 240 NM OF THE LOW
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600
NM S QUADRANT WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED BY COMPLEX LOW 47N161W NOTED
ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW INLAND 54N125W 1012 MB MOVING SE 35 KT. WITHIN 480 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL INLAND. E OF A LINE FROM 53N133W TO
46N129W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 30N TO 47N BETWEEN 160E AND 172E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 33N TO 50N BETWEEN 177W AND 160E WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED ABOVE FROM 34N TO 50N
BETWEEN 168E AND 170W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 54N158W 999 MB. WITHIN 360 NM NE AND E
 QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
420 NM E OF A LINE FROM 58N161W TO 45N147W TO 30N143W WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 48N TO 60N BETWEEN 152W
AND 138W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF THE
ALEUTIAN ISLANDS N OF 48N BETWEEN 135W AND 153W AND WITHIN 240
NM E OF A LINE FROM 48N143W TO 30N140W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 62N W OF 169W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 34N TO 49N
BETWEEN 143W AND 159W AND N OF 61N W OF 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 38N TO 53N BETWEEN 141W AND
155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 300 NM NE OF A LINE FROM
51N162W TO 41N143W.

.HIGH 43N133W 1029 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 54N144W 1032 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N169E 1025 MB.

.FORECASTER LEE. 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 1800 UTC SAT DEC 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN DEC 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON DEC 29.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 10.5N88W TO 08.5N100W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 88W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.N OF 26N W OF 135W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM
19N TO 22N BETWEEN 120W AND 132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 20N W OF 133W SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N BETWEEN 132W AND 137W SE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW AND SE SWELL. N OF 17N W OF 137W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NW AND SE SWELL.

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

.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
13N96.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO 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 2100 UTC SAT DEC 27...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N86W TO 07N92W. ITCZ FROM 07N92W TO
08N108W TO 05N115W TO 06N114W TO 07.5N123W TO 06N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 210 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 94W AND
107W.

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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