High Seas Forecast
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HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC THU MAY 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC THU MAY 05.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI MAY 06.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT MAY 07.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13.5N95.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N96.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 12N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N122W TO 20N130W TO 19N140W. N OF
26N BETWEEN 128W AND 136W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT
IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N118W TO
22N121W. N OF 27N BETWEEN 123W AND 131W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM
30N121W TO 22N130W TO 22N136W TO 14N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 22N BETWEEN 120W
AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
FROM 10N TO 21N W OF 136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N114.5W TO
29N115W. N OF 30N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N114W TO
30N115W. SE OF TROUGH TO 29.5N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N113.5W TO
30N115W. SE OF TROUGH TO 30N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N113.5W TO
29N115W. SE OF TROUGH TO 30N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC THU MAY 05...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N90W TO A 1009 MB LOW PRES NEAR 08N105W TO
07N120W. ITCZ FROM 07N120W TO 05N130W TO BEYOND 05N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE IS WITHIN 120 NM S OF THE TROUGH BETWEEN 92W
AND 97W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CAN BE FOUND FROM
06N TO 09N BETWEEN 110W AND 115W. SIMILAR CONVECTION IS WITHIN
120 NM N OF THE ITCZ W OF 138W.

$$

.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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