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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2345 UTC WED JAN 18 2017

CCODE/1:31:12:01:00/AOW+POR/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC JAN 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 20.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 48N132W 972 MB MOVING NE 15 KT WITH SECOND LOW 49N126W 981
MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT OF SECOND LOW WINDS
40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM NE...360
NM E...AND 1020 NM S QUADRANTS OF FIRST LOW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 26 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FIRST LOW 53N130W 986 MB WITH SECOND LOW
DISSIPATED INLAND. WITHIN 300 NM W AND 540 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS
LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
47N136W BELOW.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 45N147W 985 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SW AND 600 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 360 NM NW...240 NM NE...1200 NM SE...AND 480 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 30N TO 48N E OF 134W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 47N136W BELOW.

...STORM WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 56N175W 978 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW EXCEPT 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45
KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM NW...360 NM NE...AND 480 NM SE AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 TO 18 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N174W 976 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 120
NM NW AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N168W 971 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NW...180 NM
SE...AND 120 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE
WATERS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N...300 NM E...660
NM S...AND 420 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N162W 990 MB. FROM 46N TO 62N BETWEEN
152W AND 175W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 TO 18
FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 42N172W 976 MB MOVING NE 45 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SE AND
SW...AND 90 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 22 TO 37 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM NE...900 NM SE...840 NM SW...AND 240 NM
NW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N149W 975 MB. BETWEEN 240 NM AND 600 NM
SE AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 540 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT.
SEAS 24 TO 44 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM NW AND NE...960 NM
SE...AND 720 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30
FT. .48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N136W 973 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 420
NM SW AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 660 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50
KT. SEAS 27 TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1260 NM SE...AND 600 NM
SW AND W QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 34 FT. ALSO
BETWEEN 180 NM AND 360 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15
TO 22 FT. ALSO WITHIN 540 NM NW AND N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF FORECAST AREA 43N153E 999 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 32N160E TO 40N163E TO 44N162E
AREA OF SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N161E 989 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N163E WITH SECOND LOW 39N167E 1010 MB. W
OF A LINE FROM 30N173E TO 41N179E TO 51N173E WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 26 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 54N137W 966 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 360 NM NW...120 NM
NE...240 NM SE...AND 180 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 60N133W 983 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO
12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL INLAND. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
47N136W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 54N BETWEEN 148W AND 158W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 60N143W 981 MB. WITHIN 300 NM W AND
360 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 53N152W 977 MB MOVING S 15 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NW...360 NM
SW...AND 120 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 47N149W
ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 42N175E 999 MB MOVING E 25 KT.
EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 42N172W...WITHIN 120 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 240 NM SW AND 360 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N176W 1001 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N172W 998 MB. FROM 31N TO 47N BETWEEN
165W AND 171E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N155W 1001 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W AND 360
NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 660 NM NW...840 NM W...1020 NM SW...AND 660 NM S
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 40N167E 1005 MB MOVING SE 20 KT WITH SECOND LOW 35N176E
1005 MB MOVING E 40 KT. WITHIN 360 NM NW...660 NM SW...AND 900
NM SE QUADRANTS OF FIRST LOW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOWS DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
42N172W ABOVE.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF A LINE FROM 57N160W TO 59N180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 58N W OF
167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 57N161W TO 56N176W TO 60N179W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 49N171E 1001 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 300 NM NW AND SW QUADRANTS AREA OF N TO NW WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 47N TO 51N BETWEEN 177E
AND 171E AREA OF NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 47N163E IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 53N168W IS IN A STATE OF UNREST. MARINERS
TRAVELING IN THE VICINITY OF BOGOSLOV VOLCANO ARE URGED TO
EXERCISE CAUTION. IF MARINERS ENCOUNTER ANY VOLCANIC
ASH...REPORT THE OBSERVATION TO THE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER BY
CALLING 301-683-1520.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 36N TO 41N BETWEEN 124W AND 128W AND FROM 31N TO 36N
BETWEEN 164W AND 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 31N151W 1022 MB MOVING E 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N165E 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N178W 1035 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 58N148W 1004 MB.

.FORECASTER FIGURSKEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC WED JAN 18
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU JAN 19
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI JAN 20

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 08N TO N W OF 130W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 19N140W TO 15N118W TO 06N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 19N140W TO 17N125W TO 06N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 11N W OF 131W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.COLD FRONT NEAR 30N140W. NW OF LINE FROM 30N120W TO 27N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N120W TO 27N130W THEN
STATIONARY TO 26N140W. N OF LINE FROM 30N119W TO 24N140W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 31N114W TO
27N120W. NEW COLD FRONT FROM 30N127W TO 28N138W. N OF 29N
BETWEEN 120W AND 125W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16
FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF 27N114W TO 11N132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.

.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N W TO SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N W TO SW 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 AT 2100 UTC WED JAN 18...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 04N85W TO 05N107W TO 02N109W TO 08N120W TO 06N140W.
LARGE AREA OF MODERATE CONVECTION WITH EMBEDDED STRONGER CELLS
FROM 07N TO 14N BETWEEN 114W AND 123W.

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC JAN 18 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 19 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 20 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 24N180E TO 20N172E THENCE STATIONARY
FRONT TO 15N160E. COLD FRONT MOVING E 30 KT ALONG 30N. WINDS 20
TO 35 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N164W TO 28N180W TO 30N161E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N165W TO 22N180W TO 18N169E TO
15N160E. NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 540 NM N OF FRONT W OF
170E...AND WITHIN 270 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 170E AND 180E. ALSO
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 05N W OF 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 22N170W TO
20N180W. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF A LINE IN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 30N162W TO 20N170W TO 16N180W TO 15N170E TO 22N166E TO
30N170W TO 30N162W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 06N BETWEEN
170W AND 167E...FROM 07N TO 14N BETWEEN 155W AND 170W...AND FROM
06N TO 24N W OF 167E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 29N140W TO 27N153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 30N147W. WINDS
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N153W TO 25N163W TO 21N178E MOVING NE 10 KT AND
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 26N160E TO 26N172E MOVING NE 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25N140W TO 26N150W MOVING E 20 KT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 26N147W 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 26N147W 1023 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT JUST NW OF AREA NEAR 30N160E. S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N166E TO 28N160E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW WEAK FRONT FROM 28N140W TO 30N148W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 12 TO 17 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N149W TO 13N166W TO 13N175W
TO 26N177W TO 20N170E TO 29N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF
A LINE FROM 05N140W TO 05N168W TO 03N178W TO 14N160E...EXCEPT
SEAS 8 FT OR LESS E OF A LINE FROM 28N140W TO 23N149W TO
14N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT NE OF A LINE FROM 22N140W TO
23N151W TO 30N152W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 04N E OF
170W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 06N W OF 170W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR
LESS NW OF A LINE FROM 30N170E TO 24N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT NE OF 26N E OF 155W. SEAS 12
TO 14 FT FROM 15N TO 22N W OF 175W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT REMAINDER OF
AREA N OF A LINE FROM 04N160E TO 08N170E TO 04N180W TO 00N160W
TO 00N139W TO 06N140W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 03N W OF 168E.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 07N152W TO 05N167W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 152W AND 154W.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.



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