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HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC SAT FEB 24 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC SAT FEB 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN FEB 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON FEB 26.

.WARNINGS.

...ASHFALL ADVISORY...FUEGO VOLCANO NEAR POSITION 14.3N 90.9W IS
CURRENTLY ERUPTING. PLUME OF VOLCANIC ASH MAY REACH TO THE
SURFACE. LOW LEVEL VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO 6 NM OR LESS N
OF 14N E OF 93W. MARINERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION. IF MARINERS
ENCOUNTER VOLCANIC ASH...THEY ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT THE
OBSERVATION TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING 305-229-
4425.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 13N TO 17N W OF 125W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 26N140W TO 13N111W TO 05N136W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N119W TO 10N115W
TO 08N132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 17N TO 26N W OF 138W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N121W TO 23N127W TO
14N120W TO 10N120W TO 08N131W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.FROM 23N TO 27N WITHIN 210 NM W OF BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA NW
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 30N127W TO 30N116W TO 27N115W TO 27N122W TO 30N127W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGE.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 27N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 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 1500 UTC SAT FEB 24...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 03N86W TO 01N104W TO 02N111W. ITCZ FROM
02N111W TO 04N118W TO 04N126W TO 07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 105W AND
113W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 10N130W TO
19N117W TO 19N110W TO 09N118W TO 10N130W.

$$
.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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