High Seas Forecast
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FZPN03 KNHC 051538
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC THU MAY 05.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI MAY 06.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT MAY 07.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.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.
.18 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.
.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 12N96.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 12.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N121W TO 21N126W...THEN STATIONARY
TO 17N140W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 125W AND 131W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 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 30N117W TO
22N121W. W OF A LINE FROM 30N120W TO 27N120W TO 21N134W TO
13N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 24N BETWEEN 120W
AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 32N114.5W TO 26N111W. N OF 30N S
TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N114W TO
26N110W. FROM 29N TO 31N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N114W TO
26N110W. FROM 29N TO 31N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 11N87W
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO NE TO E 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 1500 UTC THU MAY 05...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N93W TO 09N103W...THEN RESUMES W OF A
SURFACE TROUGH NEAR 08N108W TO 07N117W. ITCZ FROM 07N117W TO
04N125W TO BEYOND 05N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE IS WITHIN 240 NM
OF EITHER SIDE OF THE MONSOON TROUGH E OF 105W...AND WITHIN 180
NM OF THE ITCZ AXIS W OF 136W. SCATTERED MODERATE AND ISOLATED
STRONG ARE FROM 06N TO 12N BETWEEN 109W AND 120W.

$$

.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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