High Seas Forecast
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HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC SAT JAN 21 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SAT JAN 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN JAN 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON JAN 23.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC GALE WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND
95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.39 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND
96W N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W N
TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N137W TO 28N140W. N OF 27N WITHIN 240 NM E OF
FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT IN NW SWELL. W OF
FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 19 FT IN NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 22N109W TO 04N140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 25 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N OF 24N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N125W TO 22N133W. N OF 28N
WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT
IN NW SWELL. N OF 26N W OF FRONT W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
16 TO 23 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 18N103W TO
07N112W TO 05N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N114W TO 25N118W TO 21N128W.
N OF 28N BETWEEN 119W AND 133W W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
16 TO 23 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 00N W OF 102W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 25N W OF 136W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 22N W OF 130W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.



.GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N112W ACROSS BAJA CALIFORNIA
TO 23N121W. N OF 28N W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N
OF 28N E OF 117W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 18N TO 20N BETWEEN 105W AND 107W NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 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 2100 UTC SAT JAN 21...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 07N97W TO 08N107W TO 06N116W TO 07N124W TO 05N128W TO
03N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION.

$$
.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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