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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1745 UTC SAT FEB 13 2016

CCODE/1:31:12:01:00/AOW+POR/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 44N BETWEEN 160E AND 165E S TO SW
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF FORECAST AREA 52N161E 968 MB. WITHIN
300 NM S OF A FRONT FROM 44N165E TO 40N160E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE
FROM 30N166E TO 40N178W TO 56N173E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
20 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 158W AND 166W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT WITH W TO NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N155W 999 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N150W 985 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
300 NM W...240 NM N...600 NM E AND SE...AND 360 NM S QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 53N151W 982 MB MOVING N 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
480 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND 420 NM NE QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 540 NM E
AND SE OF A FRONT FROM 49N138W TO 41N155W TO 30N165W WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N153W 984 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND 360 NM
E QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 47N177W 976 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A
LINE FROM 30N175W TO 30N165E TO 53N169E TO 47N175W TO 30N175W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 32N TO 47N BETWEEN 168W
AND 180W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N169W 976 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. E OF 175W WITHIN 780 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 53N137W 996 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S
SEMICIRCLE...AND 300 NM E OF A FRONT FROM 47N137W TO 42N148W TO
30N158W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND AND ASSOCIATED
CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N172E 984 MB. FROM 35N TO 53N BETWEEN
180W AND 165E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N163W 995 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
600 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 59N AND W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 120W AND 125W N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 120W AND 128W N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 121W AND 126W N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.LOW 51N167W 977 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N168W 980 MB. WITHIN 660 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N162W 995 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 56N W OF 168W E TO NE WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 360 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 47N136W TO 43N148W TO 34N160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 300 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE
FROM 46N126W TO 45N140W TO 34N154W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 40N TO 47N BETWEEN 130W AND
145W.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 45N BETWEEN 160E AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 40N TO 49N BETWEEN 180W AND
160E.

.HIGH 36N133W 1031 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N133W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N132W 1029 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N165E 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N180W 1033 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 52N130W 1020 MB.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

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 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
13N96.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13N96.5W TO 10N89W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. FROM 04N TO 10N BETWEEN 97W
AND 110W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER
OF AREA S OF 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N96.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13N96.5W TO
10N89W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. FROM 04N TO
11N BETWEEN 95W AND 110W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF
14N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM
05N TO 11N BETWEEN 91W AND 105W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N BETWEEN
92W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND
95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. S OF 13N BETWEEN 90W
AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROUGH FROM 15N129W TO 05N131W. FROM 12N TO 15N WITHIN 90 NM W
OF TROUGH NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. FROM 11N TO 15N E OF TROUGH TO 120W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18N126W TO 12N127W. FROM 12N TO
15N W OF TROUGH TO 130W NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 18N BETWEEN 120W AND 135W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 16N124W TO 12N126W. FROM 08N T0
16N W OF TROUGH NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL. FROM 11N TO 16N E OF TROUGH TO 122W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 15N128W TO 06N129W. FROM 06N TO
12N W OF TROUGH NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
FROM 10N TO 15N E OF TROUGH TO 122W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 15N129W TO 06N130W. FROM 06N TO
12N W OF TROUGH NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. FROM 10N TO 14N E OF TROUGH TO 125W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N120W TO 20N130W TO 12N130W TO
04S140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12 TO 15N W OF 130W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. FROM 15N TO 28N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF
AREA W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN
NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 16N W OF 130W NE TO E  WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. E OF 130W TO A LINE FROM 30N122W TO 16N127W N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA SE OF LINE TO 23N110W TO 14N100W AND W OF 100W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 16N TO 26N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE SE OF
LINE FROM 23N110W TO 14N100W AND W OF 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 15N TO 23N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE SE OF
LINE FROM 23N110W TO 14N100W AND W OF 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

.WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N91W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 135 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
11N86W TO 08N91W TO 07.5N93W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF FONSECA...
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM
07N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N90W TO 08N93W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
FONSECA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5W E OF 88W INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 12N E OF 90W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 08.5N79W TO 07N79W TO
04N92W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...HIGHEST JUST S OF AZUERO PENINSULA. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 03N BETWEEN 79W AND 83W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...
HIGHEST NEAR 05N81W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 06N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 04N BETWEEN 79.5W AND 81.5W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 25N TO 28N W OF 110W
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC SAT FEB 13...

TROUGH FROM 15N129W TO 05N131W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG FROM 12N TO 16N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM FROM 03N88W TO 05N106W TO 04N120W TO 02N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 03N TO 05N BETWEEN 91W AND 104W AND FROM
04N TO 07N BETWEEN 104W AND 113W.

.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 13 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 14 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 15 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N165W TO 25N173W TO 20N179W TO 15N171E TO
12N160E. FRONT MOVING E 20 KT N OF 22N AND SE 10 KT S OF 22N.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 25N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT...AND ALSO N
OF 20N WITHIN 1500 NM W OF FRONT...AND ALSO WITHIN 600 NM N OF
FRONT W OF 179W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF
FRONT.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF A
LINE FROM 30N160W TO 25N168W TO 20N176W TO 15N174E TO 11N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 23N165W TO 19N173W TO
13N171E TO 12N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 28N WITHIN 120 NM E
OF FRONT...AND ALSO WITHIN 720 NM N AND W OF FRONT. SEAS 12 TO
16 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N171E 30N158W 10N173E
08N160E 19N160E 30N171E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A
POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N163E 30N154W 16N165W 01N178W 03N160E
25N160E 30N163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N151W TO 23N161W TO 19N173W TO
13N171E TO 12N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 600 NM N AND W OF
FRONT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT WITHIN 300 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
30N162W 18N176W 13N160E. ADDITIONAL SEAS INCLUDED BELOW.

.RIDGE FROM 30N146W TO 19N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N146W TO 22N163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N146W TO 26N153W.

.RIDGE FROM 27N160E TO 24N173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N164E TO 25N176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE SHIFTED N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE BUILDING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 27N160E TO 23N173E.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SE OF A LINE FROM 25N140W TO
04N165W... AND ALSO WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 15N171E 03N175W
03N160E 12N160E 15N171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SE OF A LINE FROM 30N143W TO
21N157W TO 04N173W. ALSO WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN A POLYGON
BOUNDED BY 19N173W 03N179W 05N160E 12N160E 13N171E 19N173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
23N161W 20N140W 02N161W 04N175E 04N160E 12N160E 13N171E 19N173W
23N161W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 12 TO 14 FT E OF A LINE FROM 20N140W TO 05N160W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE SE OF A LINE FROM 30N144W TO 20N153W
TO 08N173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT SE OF A LINE FROM 27N140W TO
02N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST...EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNING SECTION
ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
30N177E 30N145W 23N140W 05N140W 14N145W 03N155W 00N167W 00N175W
03N160E 23N160E 30N178E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 04N153W TO 05N165W TO 00N175W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM S OF ITCZ E OF 165W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF ITCZ.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF A LINE FROM
10N179E TO 04N160E.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.


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