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FZPN03 KNHC 030343
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SAT DEC 03 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SAT DEC 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN DEC 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON DEC 05.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. FROM 26N TO 29N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.RIDGE FROM 30N133W TO 18N115W. N OF 27N BETWEEN 118W AND 127W NW
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. FROM 14N TO
19N BETWEEN 135W AND 140W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N140W TO 30N116W TO 11N140W TO 30N140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N132W TO 18N115W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
30N140W TO 30N115W TO 22N114W TO 10N140W TO 30N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N135W TO 18N115. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 28N140W TO 30N134W TO 30N115W TO 22N114W TO 12N120W 08N140W TO 28N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0230 UTC SAT DEC 3...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N85W TO 08N90W TO 11N105W TO 09N135W...WHERE
IT TRANSITIONS TO THE ITCZ AND CONTINUES TO 11N132W THEN BEYOND 10N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 120W AND 130W.

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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