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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1745 UTC THU FEB 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 25.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 56N173E 965 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 240 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 480 NM NE...840 NM SE...960 NM S...AND 660 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 15 TO 27 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF FORECAST AREA 61N179E 989 MB. WITHIN
540 NM SE AND 480 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 13 TO 25 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
60N174E BELOW.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW W OF FORECAST AREA 42N147E 989 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. OVER
FORECAST WATERS FROM 36N TO 42N W OF 161E AREA OF S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 43N151E 983 MB. FROM 37N TO 48N
W OF 164E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 45N155E 979 MB. W OF A LINE FROM
37N160E TO 47N168E AREA OF S TO SW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO
25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N161E 970 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S
QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 52N174E
TO 39N165W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
660 NM NE...840 NM SE...AND 1080 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 40
KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 14 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF FORECAST AREA 60N174E 977 MB. WITHIN
300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 24
TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 780 NM SE AND 540 NM S
QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 50N176W
TO 32N165E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT...HIGHEST SE AND S QUADRANTS. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 TO 22 FT...EXCEPT 15 TO 27 FT SE AND S
QUADRANTS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 34N150W 1020 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. BETWEEN 240 NM AND 540 NM
N...AND BETWEEN 120 NM AND 360 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 33N147W 1010 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 720 NM NW...480 NM NE AND SE...AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N145W 1008 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 360 NM
NW AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 360 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 780 NM NW...480 NM NE...660
NM SE...AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18
FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N170W 1004 MB MOVING N 45 KT. WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 58N167W TO 49N164W TO 45N164W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM NE AND 600 NM SE
QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 42N164W
TO 32N171W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW N OF FORECAST AREA. WITHIN 90 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 48N161W TO 56N157W...AND WITHIN 180 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 32N165W TO 48N164W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 35N163W 1011 MB. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED
WITH LOW 35N145W ABOVE...FROM 31N TO 43N BETWEEN 155W AND 171W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 57N TO 59N BETWEEN 147W AND 152W AREA OF
SW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 57N TO 59N BETWEEN 147W AND 153W AREA OF
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 52N TO 60N BETWEEN 134W AND 152W AREA OF
W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 54N168W IS IN A STATE OF UNREST. MARINERS
TRAVELING IN THE VICINITY OF THE 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.

.LOW 55N140W 1025 MB MOVING SE 15 KT WITH SECOND LOW 50N138W
1028 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. FROM 46N TO 57N BETWEEN 139W AND 146W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FIRST LOW DISSIPATED WITH SECOND LOW 44N136W
1028 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 57N136W TO 47N130W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH NEW LOW 43N126W 1016 MB.
WITHIN 420 NM NW AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 43N131W TO 38N131W TO
30N123W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N E OF 123W AREA OF N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE...OVER FORECAST
WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 30N172W TO 40N169W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 300 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
49N171W TO 30N178W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
50N166W TO 33N179E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED IN WARNINGS SECTION
ABOVE...OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 34N161E TO 50N180W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 90 NM OF
58N170W AND FROM 37N TO 41N BETWEEN 166W AND 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 48N TO 55N BETWEEN 156W AND
161W...FROM 45N TO 48N BETWEEN 160W AND 162W...AND WITHIN 240 NM
SE OF A LINE FROM 49N1168E TO 41N163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM SE OF A LINE FROM
42N172E TO 51N179W.

.HIGH 47N148W 1039 MB MOVING N 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 51N149W 1039 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 50N156W 1044 MB.

.HIGH 32N170E 1030 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N174W 1036 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 52N162W 1043 MB.

.HIGH 32N162W 1029 MB MOVING S 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.HIGH 34N162W 1031 MB DRIFTING SE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N160W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 43N166E 1022 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 32N128W 1027 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 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.

.N OF 25N BETWEEN 114W AND 120W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. FROM 23N TO 25N W OF 134W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 07N140W TO 07N127W TO
23N112W...EXCEPT N OF 25N W OF 130W...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 117W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. N OF 18N BETWEEN 110W AND 122W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL. N OF 24N W OF
137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT NEAR 30N140W. N OF 26N W OF 136W S
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
30N134W TO 18N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N136W TO 26N138W TO 22N140W.
N OF 26N E OF FRONT TO 134W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N131W TO 19N132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 28N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 1500 UTC THU FEB 23...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 06N90W TO 03N93W. ISOLATED MODERATE FROM
04N TO 06N BETWEEN 85W AND 88W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

THERE IS NO ITCZ OVER THE FORECAST WATERS NORTH OF THE EQUATOR.
NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION.


.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 23 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 24 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 25 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N174W 25N180W 22N175E 18N160E. N END OF FRONT MOVING E
15 KT SLOWING TO NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 180W. SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 200 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 220 NM N OF FRONT W OF 180W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N166W 28N170W 23N175E. SW WINDS
DIMINISHED E OF FRONT. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM N OF
FRONT BETWEEN 175W AND 176E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N159W 27N161W 24N180W. NE WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT 30N148W 28N152W 26N160W MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N143W 29N144W 26N150W. WINDS 20 TO 25
KT N OF 28N E OF 153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 24N140W 21N144W 20N150W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS. FRONT WILL MERGE WITH TROUGH
DESCRIBED BELOW.

.TROUGH 24N145W 17N149W MOVING NE SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN 23N AND 20N E OF 145W. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 280 NM E
OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25N142W 15N146W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20
K OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH ABSORBED BY FRONT NOTED ABOVE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT JUST N AND W OF 30N160E MOVING E NEAR 10
KT.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N152W 10N152W 03N180W
03N160E 12N160E 15N180W 20N165W 20N150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 250 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE 16N154W 08N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 17N AND 04N W OF
175E.

.RIDGE 30N164W 26N175W NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING W OF 170W.

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N174W 24N180W 20N170E 21N163E
30N163E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE...30N171W 23N175W
18N177E 14N160E. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT BETWEEN 23N AND 02N FROM 150W
TO 170E. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT N OF 23N BETWEEN 145W AND 160W. SEAS8
TO 9 FT BETWEEN 23N AND 20N E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 7 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE...20N140W 03N180W
03N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 7 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 20N AND 05N W OF
160W... AND N OF 26N E OF 170W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE N OF
20N E OF 170E... AND N OF 28N W OF 170E.

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

.ITCZ 05N140W 04N160W 02N174W. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 250 NM N OF
ITCZ.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN 07N AND 02N W OF 175W.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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