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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC WED FEB 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 52N169E 952 MB MOVING N 05 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 54N176E
TO 43N179E TO 30N173E. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 660 NM S QUADRANT AND
WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 33N WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO
32 FT...HIGHEST IN S QUADRANT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS W
OF A LINE FROM 30N172W TO 54N165W TO 59N180W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 26 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N170E 956 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 33 FT...HIGHEST IN S
QUADRANT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 34N177W TO 51N173W TO
61N176W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA 61N177E 979 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 420 NM E AND 540 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 TO 26 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 44N154E 979 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 540 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N162E 976 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E OF A FRONT
TO EXTEND FROM 50N165E TO 44N163E TO 38N160W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 31N168E TO 44N176E
TO 51N179E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 42N156W 1013 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. WITHIN 240 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 120 NM NE OF FRONT FROM 43N154W TO 39N150W
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 32N TO 47N
BETWEEN 147W AND 162W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N154W 1021 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
41N152W TO 39N147W TO 35N146W. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND E OF FRONT
AND 120 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 43N BETWEEN 142W AND 158W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 32N148W 1015 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
37N152W TO 36N145W TO 31N141W. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE OF FRONT
AND OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 57N156W 1012 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FROM 50N TO 59N BETWEEN
149W AND 159W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N148W 1011 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N142W 1020 MB. FROM 50N TO 58N BETWEEN
139W AND 147W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 50N TO 58N E OF 140W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N170W 1006 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
61N176W TO 54N170W TO LOW TO 40N170W TO 30N176W. WITHIN 240 NM
NE AND E OF FRONT N OF 36N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM NE AND E OF FRONT...EXCEPT 300 NM E OF
FRONT S OF 41N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 31N163W 1017 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 30N168W TO 43N154W TO 57N155W TO
53N167W TO 30N179W TO 30N168W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17
FT.
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 58N W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.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 60N164W 1002 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NW AND 420
NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 8 TO
17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
WITH LOW 45N170W.

.FROM 46N TO 57N BETWEEN 128W AND 141W AREA OF NW WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 38N TO 50N BETWEEN 125W AND 133W AREA OF
NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 38N129W
TO 30N123W AREA OF NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 36N E OF 123W AREA OF NW WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.LOW 38N133W 1024 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. FROM 30N TO 41N BETWEEN
120W AND 137W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 32N TO 34N BETWEEN 126W
AND 135W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 55N
BETWEEN 172W AND 176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 38N TO 48N BETWEEN 167W AND
171W AND FROM 46N TO 51N BETWEEN 160W AND 163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 44N TO 58N BETWEEN 158W AND
164W AND FROM 40N TO 50N BETWEEN 161E AND 169E.

.HIGH 45N143W 1034 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 50N149W 1037 MB.

.HIGH 37N142W 1034 MB MOVING NE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 35N165W 1033 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N162W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N160W 1027 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 51N151W 1037 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 50N149W ABOVE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N164E 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 39N179W 1034 MB.

.FORECASTER KOSIER. 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 0600 UTC WED FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO
12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W
TO 13.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W TO 12.5N95.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N BETWEEN 96W AND 98W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N125W TO 21N140W. N OF 27N
E OF 117W TO W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT. FROM 22N TO 24N W OF 136W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N116W TO 23N116W TO
08N122W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 24N E OF
118W TO W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 22N TO 24N W OF 135W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N116W TO
23N112W TO 07N128W...EXCEPT N OF 27N W OF 128W...WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27W E OF 120W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 18N BETWEEN 110W AND 120W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. N OF 23N W OF
138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 25N TO 28N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 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 0900 UTC WED FEB 22...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

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


.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 22 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 23 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 24 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 21N160E MOVING E 25 KT. S TO SW
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 390 NM E OF COLD FRONT N OF 26N. W TO
NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF COLD FRONT N OF 24N. S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 570 NM E OF COLD FRONT N OF 24N.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 540 NM E OF COLD FRONT N OF 25N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N176W TO 24N177E TO 19N160E. S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT W OF 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N169W TO 23N177E TO 21N168E. NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF FRONT E OF 178E. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 210 NM N OF FRONT W OF 178E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N160W TO 29N167W MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N150W TO 29N159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N145W TO 27N147W. W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 146W AND 153W.

.FRONT FROM 22N140W TO 16N151W NEARLY STATIONARY AND WEAKENING.
WINDS DESCRIBED BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 23N140W TO
17N149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 28N142W TO 19N148W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 25N E OF 150W...FROM 05N
TO 22N BETWEEN 150W AND 160W...AND FROM 04N TO 22N BETWEEN 160W
AND 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 20N TO 25N E OF
150W...FROM 08N TO 22N BETWEEN 150W AND 170W...AND FROM 04N TO
18N BETWEEN 170W AND 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 20N
BETWEEN 150W AND 170W...AND FROM 06N TO 20N BETWEEN 170W AND
165E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N147W TO 27N159W MOVING E 15 KT...AND GRADUALLY
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N169W TO 25N175W TO 21N168E MOVING E 15 KT.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST
AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 23 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N171E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 23N W OF 162W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 04N TO
23N BETWEEN 162W AND 173E...AND FROM 06N TO 18N BETWEEN 153W AND
162W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 07N TO 24N E OF 153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 17 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N176W TO
24N176E TO 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 02N TO 17N BETWEEN 170W
AND 173E...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 17N W OF 170W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N
OF 04N BETWEEN 150W AND 170W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 16N TO 24N E
OF 150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF 02N BETWEEN 165W AND
170E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 06N W OF 170E...AND N OF A LINE FROM
23N140W TO 10N155W TO 06N165W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 08N BETWEEN 177W AND 173E.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.



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