High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC FRI FEB 24 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FRI FEB 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 23.5N BETWEEN 111.5W AND 120W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 23N140W TO 15N124W TO
19N112W TO 24N111W...EXCEPT N OF 23N W OF 124W...WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL. FROM 04N TO 12N
W OF 123W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT JUST W OF AREA. N OF 26N W OF 135W
SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE
FROM 30N131W TO 20N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
NW SWELL. FROM 18N TO 27.5N BETWEEN 111.5W AND 119W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N138.5W TO 27N140W. N OF E
OF FRONT TO 135W S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. W OF
FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N131W TO 16N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N134W TO 24N140W.
N OF 28.5N WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N132W TO 23N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 14N TO 21N
BETWEEN 131W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED
NW AND NE SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 26N TO 28.5N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 23N TO 28.5N NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0200 UTC FRI FEB 24...

.SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 20N TO 24N W OF 138.5W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

THERE IS NO ITCZ CURRENTLY OVER THE FORECAST WATERS NORTH OF THE
EQUATOR.

$$

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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