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FZPN03 KNHC 161514
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC WED APR 16 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 3.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC WED APR 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU APR 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI APR 18.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 15 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14N96W N
TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60
NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 11N99W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 19N BETWEEN
92W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 09N BETWEEN 92W AND 100W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 11N BETWEEN 98W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 04N TO 10N BETWEEN 103W AND 109W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 19N140W TO 11N128W TO
07N127W TO 07N140W TO 19N140W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 16N W OF 136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NW AND SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.S OF 00N W OF 105W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT MIXED NW
AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 02N BETWEEN 105W AND
125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NW AND
SW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 120W AND 127W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 119W AND 126W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC WED APR 16...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 08N82W TO 06N90W TO 03N105W TO 05N125W TO 03N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN
83W AND 85W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 03N TO 07N BETWEEN 89W AND
92W...AND FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 127W AND 132W.

$$

.FORECASTER FORMOSA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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