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FZPN01 KWBC 260941
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC FRI DEC 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 53N173E 961 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N178E
TO 52N179E. WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE...WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 42N WINDS 40 TO 55
KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ALSO WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 34N...
WITHIN 480 NM NE...300 NM SE...240 NM SW...AND 180 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST NW OF AREA NEAR 55N169E 959 MB.
BETWEEN 120 NM AND 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM NE...660 NM SE...AND 720 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA NEAR 56N168E 967 MB. WITHIN 360
SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 36N TO 40N BETWEEN 124W AND 126W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 42N E OF 130W
AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 120W AND 129W AREA OF N
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 30N155W 996 MB MOVING N 15 KT. WITHIN 540 NM NE AND 180 NM
NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
900 NM NE AND 480 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N154W 986 MB. WITHIN 720 NM N AND
NE...600 NM E AND SE...360 NM SW...AND 420 NM NW QUADRANTS N OF
30N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM
E SEMICIRCLE...AND 660 NM SW AND 540 NM NW QUADRANTS N OF 30N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N154W 992 MB. WITHIN 540 NM NE AND 600 NM
E AND SE QUADRANTS...AND 300 NM W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM NE AND 720 NM E AND SE
QUADRANTS N OF 30N...AND 480 NM W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 59N165W 1000 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
240 NM E...AND 420 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED OVER ALASKA. CONDITIONS
DESCRIBED WITH NEW LOW 55N172W BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 47N166E 984 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 660 NM S AND SE AND
480 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 32N TO 48N BETWEEN 179E AND 160E WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 31N TO 42N BETWEEN 177W
AND 160E AREA OF W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW TO FORM NEAR 43N177W 990 MB. WITHIN 480
NM SE AND 1020 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS N OF 30N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 51N BETWEEN 166W AND 160E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N151W 1018 MB MOVING NE 25 KT WILL TURN SE AFTER 18 HOURS.
WITHIN 180 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...AND 300 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N140W 1010 MB. WITHIN 120 NM W
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N135W 1009 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SW
AND 240 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 50N TO 59N BETWEEN 130W AND 144W WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED INLAND. E OF A LINE FROM 45N130W TO
54N136W AREA OF NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 55N172W 992 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E
SEMICIRCLE AND N OF 61N W OF ALASKA WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12
TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM NE AND 540 NM SE
QUADRANTS...AND N OF 60N W OF ALASKA WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10
TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED NW OF AREA. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
WITH NEW LOW 55N162W BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 55N162W 994 MB. WITHIN 360 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
540 NM N AND NE...480 NM SE...AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 32N145W 1006 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E AND
SE QUADRANTS N OF 30N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 61N W OF
ALASKA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.INLAND LOW 61N147W 1008 MB MOVING E 10 KT. WITHIN 360 NM SE AND
420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 57N TO 60N BETWEEN 145W
AND 152W AREA OF W TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH NEW LOW 55N162W IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.LOW 35N166W 1014 MB DRIFTING S. WITHIN 600 NM N AND NE AND 180
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
37N154W IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 34N TO 45N
BETWEEN 149W AND 157W AND FROM 43N TO 50N BETWEEN 175W AND 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 420 NM OF 41N151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 480 NM E OF A LINE FROM
37N150W TO 54N162W AND OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE
FROM 58N167W TO 63N173W.

.HIGH 43N137W 1033 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N132W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 47N162W 1024 MB MOVING NE 30 KT WILL SLOW AND TURN E AFTER
24 HOURS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 53N149W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 53N139W 1032 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 48N137W 1032 MB.

.FORECASTER MILLS. 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 0600 UTC FRI DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
08N TO 14N BETWEEN 95W AND 105W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 13N BETWEEN 98W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 12N BETWEEN 103W AND 109W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 11N86W...INCLUDING GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 105 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
08N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
11N89W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W AND 100W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 97W AND 100W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.

.COLD FRONT FROM 39N115W TO 26N125W...THEN DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO 30N140W. N OF 28N E OF 125W NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT IN NW AND N SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N
E OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NW AND N
SWELL. N OF 25N W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 25N W OF 135W SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 22N BETWEEN 114W AND
125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 20N W OF 135W SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.

.FROM 05N TO 11N W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 08N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 26N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC FRI DEC 26...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 07N78W TO 05N80W TO 06N92W. ITCZ FROM 06N92W
TO 06N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM S OF MONSOON TROUGH
AXIS BETWEEN 79W AND 82W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM S OF
ITCZ AXIS BETWEEN 110W AND 115W.

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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