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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2345 UTC WED DEC 24 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 26.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 54N179E 973 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 300 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM
S...720 NM SE AND 240 NM NE AND N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW W OF AREA 55N169E 963 MB MOVING SW 10 KT. BETWEEN 240 NM
AND 600 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 60N W OF ALASKA AND WITHIN 840 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N173E 977 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM THE
LOW TO 41N172E TO 37N166E. WITHIN 240 NM SE OF THE FRONT WINDS
35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 50N W OF
176W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N174E 960 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM THE
LOW TO 55N170E TO 58N171W TO 37N176W. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 240 NM N AND E OF THE FRONT N OF 42N WINDS
40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM
38N171W TO 55N162W TO 65N170W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19
FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW INLAND 55N126W 1006 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. N OF A FRONT FROM
34N138W TO 40N124W AND E OF 138W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO
18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 30N TO 45N E OF 128W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 120W AND 128W AREA OF
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 300 NM NW AND W OF A FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 33N152W TO
34N138W AREA OF NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 36N BETWEEN 128W AND 163W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N155W 990 MB. FROM 30N TO 42N BETWEEN
137W AND 165W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N153W 996 MB MOVING E 15 KT. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM THE LOW
TO 55N145W TO 35N175W. WITHIN 300 NM SE OF THE FRONT AND FROM
52N TO 58N BETWEEN 154W AND 143W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 45N TO 50N BETWEEN 128W
AND 142W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 55N175W 990 MB. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED
ABOVE...WITHIN 480 NM S AND 840 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 15 TO 27 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF A LINE FROM 59N160W TO 61N176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 46N159W 1015 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N144W 1020 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 45N TO 50N
BETWEEN 151W AND 163W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM OF 44N175E AND FROM
35N TO 40N BETWEEN 151W AND 156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 33N TO 47N BETWEEN 146W AND
155W.

.HIGH 41N143W 1036 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N139W 1035 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N135W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 30N167W 1022 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N170W 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 50N157W 1024 MB.

.FORECASTER LEE. 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 1800 UTC WED DEC 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU DEC 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI DEC 26.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N
TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75
NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N98W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14N
BETWEEN 94W AND 101W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 14N BETWEEN 98W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN 99W AND 106W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.W OF A LINE FROM 27N116W TO 23N113W TO 00N129W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 08N138W.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 117W AND 132W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 20N114W TO 20N121W TO 24N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 117W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 21N114W TO 26N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 136W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
23N114W TO 23N125W TO 27N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN MIXED N TO NE AND NW SWELL.

.18 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 24N140W TO 20N130W TO 11N121W
TO 00N129W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 22N140W TO 10N121W TO 00N130W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 09N W OF 131W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 08N94W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC WED DEC 24...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 08N78W TO 07N81W TO 09N87W TO 07N102W. ITCZ
FROM 07N102W TO 06N114W TO 08N132W TO 07N140W. WIDELY SCATTERED
MODERATE FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 79W AND 90W...AND FROM 04N TO
06N BETWEEN 113W AND 119W.

.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROUGH FROM 21N153W TO 12N156W TO 06N158W NEARLY STATIONARY. E
TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT FROM 25N TO 27N BETWEEN 148W AND 154W. E
TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 17N TO 29N BETWEEN 142W
AND 154W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 17N TO 27N BETWEEN 148W
AND 153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 28N155W 1002 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
25N150W TO 14N154W. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF LINE FROM 27N146W TO
21N148W TO 29N153W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
27N140W TO 19N149W TO 30N155W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 24N
BETWEEN 160W AND 164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH
DISSIPATED. FRONT FROM 30N150W TO 22N156W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 21N140W TO 20N148W TO
28N151W TO 29N160W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 18N158W NEARLY STATIONARY. N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND LINE FROM 30N163W TO 18N176W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT N OF 25N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH LOW AND TROUGH DESCRIBED
ABOVE IN GALE WARNING.

.FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 25N160E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT N OF
28N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 29N175.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 27N171W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 18N W OF 176W...AND FROM
06N TO 18N BETWEEN 167W AND 176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 18N
BETWEEN 170E AND 172W...AND FROM 04N TO 15N W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 17N
BETWEEN 161E AND 180E.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 30N165E TO 26N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 26N160E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N169W TO 25N174E MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N166E TO 28N160E MOVING SE SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT IN AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 30N154W TO 22N159W
TO 05N175W TO 07N173E TO 10N170E...AND LINE FROM 30N161W TO
17N173W TO 14N175E TO 12N170E. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE
E OF LINE FROM 30N166W TO 23N175E TO 20N160E TO 00N160E. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 30N172E TO 23N167E
TO 20N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE FROM 28N147W TO
22N149W TO 27N156W. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N
BETWEEN 150W AND 161W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
28N140W TO 23N145W TO 21N164W TO 00N169W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS S OF 03N W OF 163E. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 04N W OF 176E...AND WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE
FROM 04N174W TO 03N177E.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 07N145W TO 09N152W. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM N OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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