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FZPN03 KNHC 251520
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC THU DEC 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC THU DEC 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI DEC 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT DEC 27.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W TO 12N99W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
13N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 95W
AND 102W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 13N BETWEEN 98W AND 104W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N119W TO 29N124W TO 30N130W. N OF FRONT N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 25N112W
TO 00N129W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 27N114W TO 25N125W.
N OF 28N W OF 135W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 24N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW TO
N SWELL. FROM 05N TO 10N W OF 128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 26N W OF 137W SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 24N TO 27N BETWEEN 117W AND
120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N87W...
INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N91W...
INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N89W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE 07N TO 10N
BETWEEN 93W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN E SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC THU DEC 25...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 07N77W TO 07N94W. ITCZ FROM 07N94W TO
05N122W TO 07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM OF ITCZ AXIS
BETWEEN 107W AND 114W.

$$
.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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