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CCODE/1:31:16:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE
HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XVI
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2315 UTC THU FEB 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 03.4S TO 18.5S E OF 120W.

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC THU FEB 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI FEB 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT FEB 25.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.S OF 14S BETWEEN 91W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
IN MAINLY SW SWELL. FROM 06.5S TO 10S BETWEEN 100W AND 110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 10S120W TO 06S106W TO 12.5S86W
TO 18.5S80W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SW AND
SE SWELL...HIGHEST SE PART.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 10S120W TO 03.4S110W TO
18.5S103W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL. S
OF 11S BETWEEN 74W AND 103W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
MIXED SW AND SE SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2200 UTC THU FEB 23...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE...

THE SEASONAL SE PACIFIC ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 07S83W TO 04S97W TO
05S109W TO BEYOND 07.5S120W. WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE
CONVECTION NOTED WITHIN 90 NM OF AXIS TROUGH BETWEEN 82W AND
98W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION NOTED WITHIN
120 NM OF AXIS W OF 99W.

$$

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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