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FZPN03 KNHC 150311
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC FRI DEC 15 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FRI DEC 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT DEC 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN DEC 17.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95W
TO 12.5N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.W OF LINE FROM 30N122W TO 10N128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N OF 22N W OF 138W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 17N TO 22N W OF 138W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO
13N117W TO 00N125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 20N113W TO 02N113W TO 00N120W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN PRIMARILY NW SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 27N TO 30N NW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.42 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N119W TO 29N126W. N OF FRONT
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. N OF 28N W OF 126W N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE
FROM 30N116W TO 20N113W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N115W TO 26N120W TO 26N127W.
N OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF 113W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0300 UTC FRI DEC 15...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 08N84W TO 05N94W TO 10N115W TO BEYOND 11N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 11N TO 13N W OF 138W.

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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