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FZPN01 KWBC 131003
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SAT FEB 13 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 50N157E 968 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND
FROM 46N166E TO 39N156E. WITHIN 240 NM S OF THE FRONT W OF 165E
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 540 NM E QUADRANT AND 600 NM SE OF THE FRONT WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 52N155W 982 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
480 NM E...960 NM SE...AND 1380 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N152W 983 MB. N OF 54N BETWEEN 138W AND
153W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N178W 974 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
900 NM SE...1260 NM SW...AND 660 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N166W 980 MB. WITHIN 720 NM SE...AND
BETWEEN 600 NM AND 1260 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
12 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N163W 991 MB. BETWEEN 300 NM AND 540 NM
NE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N170E 983 MB. WITHIN 840 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N168W 995 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S AND 660 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 48N142W
TO 31N156W TO 45N126W TO 48N142W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 47N153W 992 MB. WITHIN 240 NM E...660
NM SE...AND 420 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17
FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 61N AND W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 58N151W 987 MB MOVING NW 25 KT. WITHIN 360 NM E QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 59N165W TO
55N172W AREA OF NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.FROM 33N TO 40N BETWEEN 121W AND 125W AREA OF NW TO N WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 120W AND 127W AREA OF
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 121W AND 127W AREA OF
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 33N TO 50N
BETWEEN 140W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 360 NM SE OF A LINE FROM
47N128W TO 50N140W TO 407N154W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 36N TO 46N BETWEEN 134 AND 148W.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 40N TO 44N W OF 168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG W OF A LINE FROM 50N164E TO 40N179W.

.HIGH 35N135W 1032 MB MOVING NE 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N133W 1035 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N132W 1032 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N178E 1031 MB.

.FORECASTER BELL. 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 SAT FEB 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN FEB 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON FEB 15.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14N96.5W 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 13.5N97.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 14 FT. FROM 04N TO 10N BETWEEN 97W AND 107W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 13N BETWEEN
93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13N96.5W 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 12N97.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. FROM 04N TO 11N BETWEEN 95W AND 107W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND
NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 93W AND 107W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE...SE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND
96W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 05N TO 11N
BETWEEN 91W AND 107W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT
IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 92W AND 107W...
EXCEPT WITHIN 120 NM SW OF COASTLINE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND
95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 00N TO 13N
BETWEEN 90W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROUGH FROM 14N127W TO 06N129W. W OF A LINE FROM 30N120W TO
04N137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 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 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N128W TO 06N130W. FROM 12N TO
18N BETWEEN 122W AND 132W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO
14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N120W
TO 05N136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 21N110W TO
03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N129W TO 06N132W. LITTLE
CHANGE...EXCEPT FROM 13N TO 16N WITHIN 240 NM W OF TROUGH NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 16N128W TO 07N131W. FROM 11N T0
14N WITHIN 270 NM NW OF TROUGH N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS
14 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 27N W OF 127W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. FROM 12N TO 17N BETWEEN 121W AND
127W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT IN MIXED NE
WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL. N OF 27N BETWEEN 122N AND 130W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 19N107W TO
03.4S107W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N126W TO 07N130W. LITTLE
CHANGE...EXCEPT WINDS BELOW GALE FORCE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12N128W TO 06N132W. FROM 06N TO
12N W OF TROUGH N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 124W AND 130W AND FROM 15N TO 21N W OF
130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND
NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 14N100W TO
03.4S100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF PAPAGAYO FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 85W AND 90W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W
AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE...NW
AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO AND GULF OF FONSECA WITHIN
120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N93W NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W AND 93W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW
SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N90W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 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.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO AND GULF OF FONSECA N OF 05N
BETWEEN 85W AND 90W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.GULF OF PANAMA N OF 04.5N BETWEEN 78W AND 83W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT...HIGHEST JUST S OF AZUERO PENINSULA. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PANAMA N OF 05N BETWEEN 78W AND 82W N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 25N TO 29N W OF 110W
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC SAT FEB 13...

TROUGH FROM 14N127W TO 06N129W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W. SCATTERED MODERATE
FROM 15N TO 20N BETWEEN 125W AND 129W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM FROM 03N88W TO 03N110W TO 05N125W TO 03N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 03N TO 04N BETWEEN 91W AND 93W...FROM
05N TO 07N BETWEEN 106W AND 110W...FROM 03N TO 04.5N BETWEEN
115W AND 120W...AND FROM 07N TO 10N BETWEEN 115W AND 119W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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