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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC FRI APR 25 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 3.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FRI APR 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT APR 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN APR 27.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 21N BETWEEN 114W AND 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NW OF LINE FROM 30N119W TO 26N140W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN PRIMARILY NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N WITHIN 120 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MERGING
NW AND SW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MERGING NW AND SW SWELL.

.FROM 09N TO 17N W OF 134W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
IN MIXED NE...NW AND S SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 24N140W
TO 19N130W TO 13N120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NE WIND WAVES...NW AND S SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 21N W OF 137W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE...NW AND S SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM
07N TO 25N W OF 134W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE
WIND WAVES...NW AND S SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 21N W OF 134W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE...NW AND S SWELL.
ELSEWHERE...EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE N OF 24N...W OF LINE FROM
05N132W TO 24N118W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED
NE WIND WAVES...NW AND SW SWELL.

.S OF LINE FROM 13N120W TO 13N110W TO 01N91.5W...AND S OF 01S E
OF 91.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 07N134W TO 21N119W TO 21N111W
TO 08N91.5W...AND S OF 04N BETWEEN 81W AND 87W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 05N132W TO 24N118W TO 24N112W
TO 12N92.5W...AND S OF 05N BETWEEN 80.5W AND 88W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA 24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29.5N SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N SW TO W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 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 0730 UTC FRI APR 25...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOONAL CIRCULATION IS STILL NOT YET PRESENT ACROSS THE
REGION. THE ITCZ AXIS EXTENDS FROM COLOMBIA NEAR 09N76W TO
09N87W TO 04N127W TO BEYOND 03.5N140W. SCATTERED STRONG
CONVECTION NOTED OVER SE PORTIONS OF GULF OF PANAMA FROM
08.5N79W EAST AND SOUTHEASTWARD INTO COLOMBIA. ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION NOTED WITHIN 120
NM N AND 210 NM S OF ITCZ BETWEEN 84W AND 105W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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