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FZPN03 KNHC 250928
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC THU DEC 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI DEC 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT DEC 27.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N98W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A 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 N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 14N BETWEEN 96W AND 103W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN 100W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 26N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N115W TO 20N112W TO 00N130W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N115W TO 29N122W. N OF FRONT
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. 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 TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. FROM 05N TO
11N W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 22N BETWEEN 114W
AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
N OF 25N W OF 135W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.


.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N88W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N90W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N90W TO 08N93W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 10N89W
TO 11N905W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE 07N TO 10N BETWEEN 90W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC THU DEC 25...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH  FROM 07N78W TO 06N90W TO 07N95W. ITCZ FROM
07N95W TO 07N100W TO BEYOND 07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ AXIS BETWEEN 105W AND 115W.

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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