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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC FRI FEB 12 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 41N177E 976 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 600 NM W AND 540 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 30N W OF 170E...ALSO BETWEEN 30N AND A LINE
FROM 47N170E TO 47N174E TO 41N174E TO 41N173W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 26 FT...HIGHEST SW OF LOW CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N172W 976 MB. WITHIN 900 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N170W 983 MB. WITHIN 780 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 54N141W 983 MB MOVING NW 20 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM
N...480 NM E AND 300 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N152W 988 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 300 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED BELOW
WITH LOW 57N157W.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 47N143W 994 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 540 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 47N178W 976 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE
LOW TO 45N166W. WITHIN 1200 NM SE QUADRANT AND 180 NM N OF THE
FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N179W 974 MB. N OF 30N WITHIN 1200 NM SW
AND 720 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N172W 988 MB. WITHIN 900 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
720 NM E QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 51N159W 977 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE
QUADRANT...ALSO FROM 38N TO 47N BETWEEN 137W AND 150W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1140 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N157W 981 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE
QUADRANT...ALSO N AND NE OF A LINE FROM 58N153W TO 58N143W TO
55N135W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 34N165W 1002 MB. N OF 30N WITHIN 300
NM E AND SE OF A LINE FROM 40N155W TO 30N168W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N146W 999 MB. WITHIN 720 NM SE
QUADRANT...ALSO WITHIN 300 NM SE OF A LINE FROM THE LOW TO
45N146W TO 36N154W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N168E 985 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 56N156W 990 MB MOVING NW 05 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
300 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 56N W OF 165W AREA OF E TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 54N W OF 166W E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 32N TO 40N BETWEEN
121W AND 125W AREA OF N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 120W AND 128W N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 37N TO 49N
BETWEEN 126W AND 129W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM BETWEEN 168W AND A
LINE FROM 34N155W TO 39N157W TO 44N164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG BETWEEN A LINE FROM 49N148W TO
35N163W AND ANOTHER LINE FROM 44N139W TO 32N158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 360 NM N AND NW OF A LINE
FROM 43N128W TO 42N141W TO 35N150W...ALSO FROM 40N TO 44N
BETWEEN 160E AND 164E.

.HIGH 34N126W 1024 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 30N148W 1022 MB MOVING NE 30 KT WILL SLOW AFTER 24 HOURS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N134W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N133W 1033 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N164E 1027 MB.

.FORECASTER REINHART. 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 FRI FEB 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
16N95W TO 15N95W TO 16N96W 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 13N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 95W AND 100W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 14N
BETWEEN 91W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED NE...SE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14N95.5W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13.5N96W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 105 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 11N98W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN 93W AND 103W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 14N
BETWEEN 93W AND 109W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC LITTLE CHANGE.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF PAPAGAYO WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N87.5W NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 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. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 12N
BETWEEN 85W AND 90W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 03N TO 12N BETWEEN 87W AND 91W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 12N BETWEEN 87W AND 91W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 86W
AND 90W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 04N TO 12N BETWEEN 89W AND 94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N90W AND FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN 90W AND
93W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO
11N BETWEEN 87W AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT GULF
OF FONSECA WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 13N88W TO
11N89W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF PANAMA WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
08.5N79.5W TO 07N79.5W TO 06N80W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 08.5N79.5W TO 05N81W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA N OF 04N BETWEEN 78.5W AND
82.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA LITTLE CHANGE.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N136W TO 27N140W. W OF A LINE FROM
30N128W TO 10N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF 123W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. W OF A LINE FROM
30N120W TO 05N137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 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 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 121W AND 127W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE W OF 109W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 17N W OF 123W NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. FROM 17N TO 27N W OF 130W N OF 27N BETWEEN
122W AND 130W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED SW AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF 109W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC FRI FEB 12...

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N136W TO 27N140W...SCATTERED MODERATE
WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF FRONT.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM 05N90W TO 04N100W TO 07N117W TO 04N130W TO
03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 04N TO 06N BETWEEN 94W AND
103W...FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN 108W AND 113W...AND FROM 03N TO
05N BETWEEN 127W AND 133W.

.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 12 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 13 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 14 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING....
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N174W TO 24N179E TO 19N169E TO 17N160E. FRONT
MOVING E 20 KT N OF 24N AND SE 10 KT S OF 24 N. WINDS 30 TO 35
KT N OF 24N WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT...AND ALSO N OF 27N W OF
175E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 19N WITHIN 480 NM E OF
FRONT...AND ALSO OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT. SEAS 18 TO 22
FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N175W TO 23N175E TO 17N160E. SEAS 12 TO
18 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N167W TO 15N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N168W TO 23N175W TO 18N175E TO
15N165E TO 11N160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF 25N WITHIN 240 NM E
OF FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 23N WITHIN 480 NM E
OF FRONT...AND ALSO OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT. SEAS 18 TO
20 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 169E AND 171W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE
NW OF A LINE FROM 30N164W TO 18N179E TO 11N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N161W TO 24N167W TO 19N175W TO
15N177E TO 12N167E TO 09N160E. WINDS 30 TO 30 KT N OF 28N WITHIN
240 NM E OF FRONT... AND ALSO WITHIN 720 NM NW OF FRONT. SEAS 12
TO 18 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N169E 30N157W 24N165W
13N175E 08N160E 19N160E 23N169E 30N169E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 21N146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.HIGH NEAR 30N147W 1022 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
24N162W TO 17N179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH N OF FORECAST AREA. RIDGE FROM 30N147W TO
21N169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N147W TO 26N157W.

.RIDGE FROM 23N160E TO 19N165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 27N160E TO 24N174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N165E TO 28M178E.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 15N175W
15N140W 05N140W 01N160W 07N179W 15N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
23N140W 05N140W 01N160W 07N179W 17N160W 15N170W 23N140W. ALSO
WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT FROM 16N TO 04N W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
28N140W 05N140W 01N160W 15N163W 28N140W. ALSO WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 14N TO 04N W OF 179E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE....EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNING SECTION ABOVE...SEAS 12
TO 18 FT N OF 11N E OF 152W. ALSO SEAS 12 TO 14 FT FROM 15N TO
02N BETWEEN 173W AND 152W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A
POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N160E 30N140W 02N140W 00N150W 00N167W
08N179W 28N160W 28N170W 12N160E 30N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST...EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNING SECTION
ABOVE...SEAS 12 TO 14 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 19N140W
05N140W 03N160W 07N160W 16N150W 19N140W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE SE OF A LINE FROM 30N143W TO 19N162W TO 08N179E....AND
ALSO ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 15N179E TO 03N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST...EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNING SECTION
ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N160E
30N155W 20N160W 25N140W 00N140W 00N160W 02N179E 02N160E 30N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 04N150W 00N160W 02N171W. SCATTERED STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ W OF 155W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ.

.TROPICAL WAVE FROM 00N178W TO 06N178E MOVING SW 10 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF WAVE.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 05N W OF 178E.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.


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