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FZPN01 KWBC 111547
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC THU FEB 11 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 11.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 12.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 13.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 41N167E 977 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 420 NM NW AND 720 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 660 NM NW...1020 NM SE AND 780 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26 FT. ALSO WITHIN 420 NM NE AND 1080 NM SE
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N179W 975 MB. BETWEEN 360 NM AND 840 NM
NW QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 1020 NM SE AND 1200 NM SW QUADRANTS
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM
NW...300 NM NE...1080 NM SE AND 1260 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 49N170W
BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 46N142W 991 MB MOVING N 20 KT. WITHIN 660 NM NE AND 840 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 960 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N145W 984 MB. WITHIN 300 NM OF LOW
CENTER EXCEPT 180 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND 360 NM NW
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 55N TO 60N BETWEEN 134W
AND 151W SE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 56N149W 983 MB MOVING W 15 KT. WITHIN 360 NM E SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM
NW...420 NM SE AND 360 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N159W 991 MB. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N154W 985 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 1080 NM SE AND 660
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 1260 NM SE AND 780 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
NEW LOW 49N140W BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 45N177E 981 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM NE OF A LINE
FROM LOW CENTER TO 44N178W TO 40N175W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8
TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 43N179W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 49N140W 997 MB. WITHIN 660 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 48N171W 972 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 960 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N170W 972 MB. WITHIN 1500 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
720 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 59N W OF 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 59N W OF
169W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 50N161W 984 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 240 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...AND 300 NM NW AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.N OF 56N W OF 161W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 55N W OF 167W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 49N170W IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE FROM
30N TO 51N BETWEEN 117W AND 150W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 56N BETWEEN 116W AND 150W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 40N TO 45N
BETWEEN 127W AND 134W AND FROM 46N TO 52N BETWEEN 133W AND 138W
AND FROM 31N TO 35N BETWEEN 167W AND 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 32N TO 47N BETWEEN 152W AND
167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 600 NM NW OF A LINE FROM
31N160W TO 44N135W.

.HIGH 33N127W 1023 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 31N144W 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N132W 1030 MB.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. 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 11.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI FEB 12.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT FEB 13.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W TO 11N100W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95.5W TO 12N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95W TO 11N99W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN NE SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 07N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL.
REMAINDER AREA S OF 15N E OF 110W TO LINE FROM 10N85W TO
03.4S94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE...SW
AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 11.5N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 07N95W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. REMAINDER AREA S OF
14N E OF 110W TO LINE FROM 10N85W TO 03.4S94W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO
06N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N E OF 110W TO LINE FROM
10N85W TO 03.4S94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO
06N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N E OF 110W TO LINE FROM
10N85W TO 03.4S97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO 03N82W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 07N80W TO 05N81W N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N139W TO 29N140W. W OF LINE FROM 18N140W TO
18N134W TO 30N130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 17 FT W OF A LINE FROM 30N135W TO 24N140W.
FROM 07N TO 11N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N W OF 120W AND S OF 15N BETWEEN 110W
AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N133W TO
25N140W. FROM 06N TO 10N W OF 136W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 119W
AND S OF 16N BETWEEN 110W AND 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 17 FT W OF A LINE
FROM 30N126W TO 10N140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 07N TO 12N W OF
135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM
16N TO 25N W OF 137W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT
IN NE SWELL. W OF 110W AND W OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 11 TO
14 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 123W AND 132W.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1400 UTC THU FEB 11...

.TROUGH ALONG 112W FROM 04N TO 10N...ISOLATED MODERATE WITHIN
420 NM E OF TROUGH FROM 04N TO 08N.

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST FROM 01N TO 05.5N.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM 04N88W TO 02N100W TO 05N110W...THEN CONTINUES
FROM 06N115W TO 03N130W TO 02N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN
120 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 88W AND 100W.

$$
.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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