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FZPN03 KNHC 222137
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC SUN JAN 22 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SUN JAN 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON JAN 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE JAN 24.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND
95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.15 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND
96W N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W...
INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W
AND 96W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
60 NM OF LINE FEOM 16N95W TO 12N97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 31N127W TO 21N140W. N OF 28N WITHIN 240 NM E OF
FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF
27N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 23 FT IN NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 17N104W TO 03N122W TO 03N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 20 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N OF
20N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 28N111W TO 22N121W THEN SHEAR
LINE TO 18N140W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 119W AND 133W W TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT IN NW SWELL. S OF 22N N OF SHEAR LINE
W OF 128W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 14 FT. FROM 09N TO
18N W OF 135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE
N OF 00N W OF 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 03.4S W OF 95W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NE PART.

.FROM 18N TO 20N E OF 106W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS MERGED IN NW SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 26N109W TO 17N124W. N OF 26N
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 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 AT 2100 UTC SUN JAN 22...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 06N105W TO 07N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION.

$$
.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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