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FZPN03 KNHC 030903
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SAT DEC 03 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SAT DEC 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN DEC 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON DEC 05.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILD TO
8 FT NEAR 30.5N114W.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. FROM 26.5N TO 29N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT N OF 28N.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26.5N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27.5N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.RIDGE FROM 30N134W TO 13N112W. N OF 26.5N BETWEEN 118W AND 127W
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. FROM 14N TO 18N W OF 137W
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
30N116W TO 26N115W TO 10N130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N133W TO 14N117W. W OF LINE FROM
30N116W TO 23N111W TO 10N130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N135W TO 14N107W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 30N130W TO 30N116W TO 20N114W TO 10N125W TO 09N140W
TO 28N140W TO 30N130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0900 UTC SAT DEC 3...

.TROUGH FROM 21N106W TO 12N106W...ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 60 NM OF 03.5N77.5W

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 06N78W TO 10N86W TO 08N91W 11N100W TO
11N123W TO 09N134W. ITCZ FROM 09N134W TO 09N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 13N121W TO
09N132W.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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