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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC MON MAY 02 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT VOS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MAY 02.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 03.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 04.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 300 NM W OF A FRONT FROM 44N130W TO 40N131W TO 30N140W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 33N130W 1014 MB WITH A FRONT FROM
51N128W TO LOW CENTER TO 30N131W. BETWEEN THE FRONT AND A LINE
FROM 51N134W TO 30N141W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 33N129W 1013 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
47N124W TO 40N126W TO LOW CENTER TO 30N129W. WITHIN 240 NM W
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
360 NM W OF FRONT EXCEPT WITHIN 180 NM W OF FRONT N OF 40N WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 32N128W 1014 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 480 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS AND E OF A LINE FROM 50N128W TO
37N132W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 39N165E 1015 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 360 NM W QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N178E 1013 MB. WITHIN 540 NM W AND 240
NM S QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N169W 999 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
TO 44N161W TO 33N170W. WITHIN 360 NM SW QUADRANT AND WITHIN 180
NM E OF FRONT N OF 37N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM W AND SW AND 720 NM S QUADRANTS AND
BETWEEN 300 NM AND 780 NM E QUADRANT S OF 46N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 50N174E 993 MB MOVING NE 15 KT WITH A FRONT FROM 55N174E TO
55N173W TO 48N162W TO 45N163W TO 38N174W. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS FROM 43N TO 51N W OF 160W...BETWEEN 240 NM AND
480 NM W QUADRANT...WITHIN 120 NM N OF FRONT N OF 55N AND WITHIN
240 NM E OF FRONT S OF 46N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N178W 997 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
56N173W TO 52N153W TO 47N146W TO 41N165W TO 34N177W. BETWEEN 180
NM AND 480 NM NW SEMICIRCLE...WITHIN 420 NM S AND 660 NM E
QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 240 NM SE OF FRONT S OF 47N WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...HIGHEST IN S QUADRANT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER NEAR 53N172W 1002
MB AND SECOND LOW 58N163W 1002 MB. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 660 NM W
AND WITHIN 300 NM NW QUADRANTS OF MAIN LOW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 10 FT. ALSO BETWEEN 240 NM AND 540 NM E QUADRANT OF SECOND
LOW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.LOW 57N150W 999 MB DRIFTING N. BETWEEN 240 NM AND 780 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N150W 1007 MB. WITHIN 240 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND.

.LOW 58N139W 1000 MB MOVING N 25 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
420 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND WITH CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 180 NM E AND
SE OF A LINE FROM 45N162W TO 40N171W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE OF A LINE
FROM 44N157W TO 40N170W TO 34N177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY 48N153W TO
45N148W TO 33N163W TO 33N172W TO 47N170W TO 48N153W.

.HIGH 36N157W 1032 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N149W 1032 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N145W 1031 MB.

.HIGH 37N179E 1022 MB MOVING NE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N163E 1033 MB.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. 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 MON MAY 02.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE MAY 03.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED MAY 04.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.W OF A LINE FROM 04N140W TO 07N134W TO 12N140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 09N139W TO 10N139W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 08N139W TO 09N139W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.09 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N138W TO 29N140W. NW OF THE
FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N133W TO 24N132W TO 22N140W.
NW OF THE FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N126W TO 26N130W
TO 23N140W. NW OF THE FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC MON MAY 02...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

A SURFACE TROUGH FROM 08N78W TO 07N81W TO 10N87W TO 08N94W TO
09N101W TO 08N109W. ITCZ AXIS FROM 08N109W TO 06N117W TO
06N124W...THEN CONTINUES FROM 06N128W TO 03N140W. ANOTHER
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 06N126W TO 10N125W. SCATTERED MODERATE
WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 06N82W TO 10N88W TO
07N94W TO 10N102W TO 07N116W...AND FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 123W
AND 130W.

$$

.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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