High Seas Forecast
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HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC TUE FEB 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 TUE FEB 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED FEB 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU FEB 23.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...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 LINE FROM 16.5N95W
TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 95.5W
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W
TO 14.5N95W TO 13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 16N95W TO 14N93.5W TO 11N96W TO 13N99W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST  WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
16.5N95W TO 12N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 11N BETWEEN
94.5W AND 98W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND
NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N125W TO 21N140W. W OF FRONT WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE FROM 30N116W TO 25N115W TO 20N120W TO 05N120W TO 08.5N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 01N TO
16N BETWEEN 101W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 22N TO 25N W OF 134W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. N OF 26.5N E OF 117.5W TO W
COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT WITHIN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE AREA BETWEEN A LINE FROM 25.5N114W
TO 08N172W TO 05N140W AND SECOND LINE FROM 30N131W TO 25N140W...
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25W E OF 121W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE AREA BOUNDED BY LINE FROM 30N115W TO
23N110W TO 06N126W TO 08N140W TO 24N140W TO 24N128W TO 30N125W
TO 30N116W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA W OF 110W BETWEEN 22.5N AND 29N NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. FROM 22N TO 24N BETWEEN
108W AND 109.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 31N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 26.5N TO 29N NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2100 UTC TUE FEB 21...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

THERE IS NO ITCZ OVER THE FORECAST WATERS NORTH OF THE EQUATOR.
NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION.

$$

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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