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FZPN03 KNHC 130955
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SAT FEB 13 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC SAT FEB 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14N96.5W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10
TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13.5N97.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT. FROM 04N TO 10N BETWEEN 97W AND 107W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 13N BETWEEN
93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13N96.5W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N97.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. FROM 04N TO 11N BETWEEN 95W AND 107W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND
NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 93W AND 107W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND
96W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 05N TO 11N
BETWEEN 91W AND 107W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT
IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 92W AND 107W...
EXCEPT WITHIN 120 NM SW OF COASTLINE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND
95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 00N TO 13N
BETWEEN 90W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROUGH FROM 14N127W TO 06N129W. W OF A LINE FROM 30N120W TO
04N137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 13N110W TO
03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N128W TO 06N130W. FROM 12N TO
18N BETWEEN 122W AND 132W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N120W
TO 05N136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 21N110W TO
03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N129W TO 06N132W. LITTLE
CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 13N TO 16N WITHIN 240 NM W OF TROUGH NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 16N128W TO 07N131W. FROM 11N T0
14N WITHIN 270 NM NW OF TROUGH N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
14 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 27N W OF 127W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. FROM 12N TO 17N BETWEEN 121W AND
127W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT IN MIXED NE
WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL. N OF 27N BETWEEN 122N AND 130W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 19N107W TO
03.4S107W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N126W TO 07N130W. LITTLE
CHANGE...EXCEPT WINDS BELOW GALE FORCE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12N128W TO 06N132W. FROM 06N TO
12N W OF TROUGH N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 124W AND 130W AND FROM 15N TO 21N W OF
130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND
NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 14N100W TO
03.4S100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF PAPAGAYO FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 85W AND 90W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W
AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE...NW
AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO AND GULF OF FONSECA WITHIN
120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N93W NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W AND 93W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW
SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N90W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
GULF OF FONSECA WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 13N88W
TO 11N90W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO AND GULF OF FONSECA N OF 05N
BETWEEN 85W AND 90W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.GULF OF PANAMA N OF 04.5N BETWEEN 78W AND 83W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT...HIGHEST JUST S OF AZUERO PENINSULA. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA N OF 05N BETWEEN 78W AND 82W N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 25N TO 29N W OF 110W
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC SAT FEB 13...

TROUGH FROM 14N127W TO 06N129W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W. SCATTERED MODERATE
FROM 15N TO 20N BETWEEN 125W AND 129W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM FROM 03N88W TO 03N110W TO 05N125W TO 03N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 03N TO 04N BETWEEN 91W AND 93W...FROM
05N TO 07N BETWEEN 106W AND 110W...FROM 03N TO 04.5N BETWEEN
115W AND 120W...AND FROM 07N TO 10N BETWEEN 115W AND 119W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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