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HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC WED APR 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC APR 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC APR 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC APR 25.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 43N160E 980 MB MOVING E 25 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO
44N164E TO 43N170E TO 37N165E TO 33N160E. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 180 NM NW AND W SEMICIRCLES AND WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE OF
FRONT N OF 42N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ALSO FROM
37N TO 48N W OF 163E AND WITHIN 240 NM N AND E OF FRONT N OF 42N
AND WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT S OF 42N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 49N170E TO 40N179W TO
30N172E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
49N179W DESCRIBED BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 53N169W 988 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS S OF 51N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM SW AND S...420 NM SE AND 240 NM E
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N160W 1002 MB. FROM 39N TO 53N BETWEEN
150W AND 161W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 46N177E 988 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
LOW TO 44N179E TO 30N163E. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND E OF LOW AND
FRONT N OF 34N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N179W 981 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
50N175W TO 48N171W TO 40N177W TO 30N165E. WITHIN 240 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 38N AND FROM 40N TO 46N BETWEEN 177W AND 170E WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 40N172E. ELSEWHERE
W OF A LINE FROM 52N169W TO 43N161W TO 30N180W AND E OF 163E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N165W 974 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
55N165W TO 53N155W TO 48N152W TO 43N155W TO 35N172W. FROM 45N TO
52N BETWEEN 158W AND 177W AND WITHIN 180 NM NE AND E OF FRONT N
OF 40N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT...EXCEPT N OF THE
ALEUTIAN ISLANDS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...1020 NM SW AND 720 NM SE QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 360
NM E OF FRONT N OF 44N AND 480 NM E OF FRONT S OF 44N WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT EXCEPT N OF ALEUTIAN ISLANDS 10 FT OR
LESS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 45N139W 1005 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 660 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N130W 990 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SE AND
120 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 37N TO 50N BETWEEN 124W AND 150W WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N130W 1005 MB. FROM 34N TO 50N BETWEEN
126W AND 138W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 30N TO 37N BETWEEN 118W AND 124W N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 36N BETWEEN 119W AND 124W N TO NW
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 35N E OF 121W NW WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.

.LOW 55M177W 988 MB DRIFTING SW. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNINGS
SECTION OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N180W 989 MB. WITHIN 480 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW
54N165W IN WARNINGS SECTION.

.LOW 55N151W 998 MB MOVING W 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO
50N142W. WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 180 NM NE OF
FRONT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 FOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW 55N160W
ABOVE.

.LOW 50N142W 1001 MB MOVING N 05 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N143W 1003 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 49N129W 1005 MB MOVING NW 05 KT. WITHIN 240 NM SE AND S
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N160E 1006 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM
38N TO 46N W OF 166E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N167E 1009 MB. FROM 38N TO 44N W OF 173E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 30N TO 43N BETWEEN 175E AND 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 30 NM E OF A LINE FROM
49N173W TO 30N168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 240 NM SE OF A LINE FROM
50N153W TO 36N163W.

.HIGH 57N141W 1010 MB MOVING NW 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 58N144W 1008 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 32N141W 1028 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 36N170W 1028 MB MOVING NE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N154W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N148W 1028 MB.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 3.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC WED APR 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU APR 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI APR 25.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 27N E OF 124W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT
IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF 112W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 24N E OF 126W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 117W AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

.FROM 10N TO 20N W OF 130W AND FROM 11N TO 17N BETWEEN 124W AND
130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 09N TO 15N
BETWEEN 118W AND 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW
AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 14N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 07N TO 20N W OF 130W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 19N W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND S SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST S OF OF LINE FROM 00N133W TO 03N125W TO
03N110W TO 3.4S100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN S SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF 130W AND S OF LINE FROM 13N130W TO
10N110W TO 3.4S90W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S
SWELL...HIGHEST SOUTH OF 00N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E OF 125W AND S OF LINE FROM 15N125W TO
17N110W TO 05N92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S TO
SW SWELL. S OF LINE FROM 01S92W TO 02N85W TO 00N81W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC WED APR 23...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
THE MONSOON TROUGH IS ILL-DEFINED. THE ITCZ AXIS EXTENDS FROM
04N95W TO 04N110W TO 06N125W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG IS FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN 116W AND 120W...FROM
04N TO 10N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W AND FROM 02N TO 04N BETWEEN
132W AND 135W.

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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