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FZPN03 KNHC 260331
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SUN FEB 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SUN FEB 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 28.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N133W TO BEYOND 24.5N140W. N OF 28N
WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. NW
OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK COLD FRONT FROM 30N128W TO 22N138W. N OF
20N W OF 137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM
08N TO 17N W OF 128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK COLD FRONT FROM 30N122W TO 21N132W. N OF
28N W OF 135W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT
IN NW SWELL. FROM 08N TO 14N W OF 133W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 108W AND 111W...INCLUDING THE
SOUTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT. FROM 19.5N TO 22N BETWEEN 106W AND 109W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO FROM 10.5N TO 11.5N E OF 87W
NE TO E 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 2030 UTC SAT FEB 25...

.WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 03.5N TO 07N
BETWEEN 84W AND 95W.

.WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE N OF 26.5N WITHIN 90 NM SE OF COLD
FRONT FROM 30N133W TO 24.5N140W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 04N114W TO BEYOND 01.5N140W. ISOLATED MODERATE
CONVECTION NOTED WITHIN 90 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 114W AND 130W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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