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FZPN03 KNHC 140900
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SUN FEB 14 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SUN FEB 14.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON FEB 15.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE FEB 16.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13.5N96.5W 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 12.5N98W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 14 FT. FROM 05N TO 12N BETWEEN 93W AND 116W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 14N104W TO 16N93W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12.5N96.5W TO 11.5N100W N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN
94W AND 104W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 16N104W
TO 14N94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND
95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROUGH FROM 16N125W TO 07N130W. FROM 09N TO 14N W OF TROUGH TO
134W NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N
TO 19N W OF 120W AND FROM 19N TO 27N W OF 123W NE TO E WINDS 9
TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE WIND WAVES AND SW AND NW SWELL. N OF 27N
BETWEEN 123W AND 130W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT IN MIXED NE WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF
116W WIND 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N125W TO 07N132W. WITHIN 240 NM
W OF TROUGH NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE W
OF TROUGH AND FROM 10N TO 20N W OF 122W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL. N OF 20N W OF 129W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA W
OF 116W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH WEAKENING FROM 12N128W TO 06N134W. W OF
TROUGH NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. FROM 17N TO
28N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 14N100W TO 10N90W TO
04N90W TO 03.4S95W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. FROM 07N TO 13N W OF 129W
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE
FROM 16N140W TO 16N105W TO 09N91W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT IN MIXED SWELL. N OF 16N W OF 132W AND N OF 27N BETWEEN
124W AND 132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE
AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF PAPAGAYO WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09N90W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. GULF OF FONSECA
N OF 12N E OF 91W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 05N
TO 12N BETWEEN 90W AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N94W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 04N TO 12N BETWEEN 89W AND 94W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO FROM 09N TO 12N BETWEEN 86W
AND 90W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 03N TO
12N BETWEEN 90W AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO FROM 10.5N TO 11.5N E OF 89W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.GULF OF PANAMA FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN 78W AND 83W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 08N79W TO 06N79W TO 04N82W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.

.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 26N W OF 110W NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 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 0845 UTC SUN FEB 14...

TROUGH FROM 16N125W TO 07N130W...SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 10N TO
22N BETWEEN 120W AND 135W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM 03N89W TO 04N110W TO 05N123W TO 01N130W TO
01N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 89W
AND 101W...AND FROM 07N TO 09N BETWEEN 118W AND 123W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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