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CCODE/1:31:16:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE
HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XVI
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1715 UTC THU FEB 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 03.4S TO 18.5S E OF 120W.

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC THU FEB 23
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI FEB 24
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT FEB 25

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 13S TO 16S BETWEEN 84W AND 87W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 8 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12S BETWEEN 86W AND 105W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SW AND SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 18.5S77W TO 12S92W TO 12S96W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SW AND SE SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 1500 UTC THU FEB 23...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 06S85W TO 06S91W TO 04S96W TO 06S103W TO
05S111W TO BEYOND 07S120W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM N OF
TROUGH BETWEEN 90W AND 98W...WITHIN 120 NM S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 98W
AND 109W...WITHIN 120 NM N OF TROUGH BETWEEN 109W AND 115W...AND
WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH BETWEEN 115W AND 120W. ISOLATED MODERATE
FROM 06S TO 08S BETWEEN 83W AND 85W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE...

THERE IS NO ITCZ OVER THE FORECAST WATERS SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.



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