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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC FRI JAN 19 2018

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 19.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 20.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 21.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 49N162W 988 MB MOVING E 30 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 51N157W
TO 47N157W TO 43N160W TO 40N165W. FROM 44N TO 48N BETWEEN 159W
AND 166W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
420 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND 180 NM NW QUADRANT...ALSO WITHIN 300 NM
E OF FRONT BETWEEN 41N AND 49N WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM SE...540 NM SW...300 NM W...240 NM N
AND 300 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS  9 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N148W 988 MB. FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
49N137W TO 45N140W TO 41N149W. FROM 44N TO 50N BETWEEN 140W AND
157W...AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 300 NM W QUADRANT...ALSO WITHIN
180 NM SE OF FRONT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT.
ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 43N AND 50N FROM 130W TO 160W...ALSO BETWEEN
180 NM AND 540 NM W QUADRANT...AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 300 NM N
QUADRANT...ALSO WITHIN 300 NM SE OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N137W 989 MB. FROM 43N TO 48N BETWEEN
134W AND 147W...ALSO FROM 50N TO 54N BETWEEN 141W AND 145W WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 40N AND 49N
FROM 132W TO 152W...ALSO WITHIN 540 NM SW OF A LINE FROM 55N143W
TO 48N139W...AND WITHIN 240 NM NE OF A LINE FROM 58N140W TO
50N135W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 43N160E 968 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 44N160E
TO 44N164E TO 40N169E TO 35N169E TO 30N164E. FROM 36N TO 42N W
OF 165E WINDS 40 TO 60 KT. SEAS 25 TO 40 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF
FRONT N OF 36N WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 420 NM NE AND 540 NM E QUADRANTS..ALSO WITHIN 240 NM NE
AND E OF FRONT N OF 32N WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N167E 975 MB. FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
51N163E TO 47N176E TO 42N180W TO 37N179W. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 360
NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT. WITHIN 600
NM N AND NE QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 180 NM NE AND E OF FRONT
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM S
OF A LINE FROM 48N160E TO 46N163E TO 46N173E...ALSO WITHIN 240
NM E QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N163E 983 MB. WITHIN 600 NM NE AND 720
NM E QUADRANTS...ALSO FROM 46N TO 52N W OF 170W...AND WITHIN 240
NM NE OF A FRONT FROM 51N177E TO 47N174W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 43N W OF 180W...AND WITHIN 480 NM N
OF A LINE FROM 50N180W TO 46N170W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 50N131W 979 MB MOVING N 10 KT. WITHIN 420 NM W...420 NM
SW...360 NM S...240 NM SE AND 180 NM NE QUADRANTS...ALSO FROM
35N TO 50N BETWEEN 132W AND 144W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO
30 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N132W 997 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S...180 NM
SE AND 120 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 33N171W 1011 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE...AND FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 161W AND 171W WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N153W 1016 MB. FROM 35N TO 39N BETWEEN
149W AND 157W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N130W 999 MB. FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
49N127W TO LOW CENTER TO 41N132W TO 38N140W TO 37N146W. E OF
FRONT N OF 42N...AND WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE OF FRONT E OF 141W
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 59N E OF 173W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 55N TO 60N BETWEEN 161W AND 168W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 53N TO 59N BETWEEN 155W AND 163W...ALSO
BETWEEN 57N AND 59N FROM 151W TO 153W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8
TO 16 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NE OF A LINE FROM 60N165W TO
61N171W TO 63N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY NE OF A LINE
FROM 58N161W TO 58N166W TO 64N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 58N
BETWEEN 157W AND 164W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 300 NM S OF A LINE FROM 50N172W TO 53N178E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.HIGH 35N148W 1038 MB MOVING SE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N139W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N130W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 41N173W 1025 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N168W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N158W 1023 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 61N176W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 60N175W 1034 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N168E 1019 MB.

.FORECASTER SHAW. 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 FRI JAN 19.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT JAN 20.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN JAN 21.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W...INCLUDING GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 12N96.5W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W...
INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND
95.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 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.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N126W TO 23N140W. W OF FRONT N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF 90W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N116W TO 21N130W
AND SHEAR LINE TO 18N140W. W OF FRONT N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. FROM 12N TO 21N W OF 130W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N110W
TO 09N90W TO 03S92W TO 03.4S111W TO 09N117W TO 06N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 24N111W TO 19N125W
AND SHEAR LINE TO 17N133W. W OF LINE FROM 25N130W TO 23N116W TO
14N125W TO 10N134W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT WITH
NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 22N110W TO 08N92W TO 01N110W
TO 06N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA COLD FRONT FROM 31.5N114W
TO 30N115W. WITHIN 45 NM SE OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. N OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT 25N109W TO 24N111W.
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 0900 UTC FRI JAN 19...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH FROM 07N78W TO 05N104W. ITCZ FROM 05N104W TO 07N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 113W AND 126W.

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 19 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 20 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 21 2018.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT OVER THE WATERS IN THE VICINITY OF
THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS. FOR DETAILS...SEE THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER WARNING UNDER AWIPS HEADER MWWHFO AND WMO HEADER WHHW70
PHFO...AND THE LOCAL COASTAL WATERS FORECAST UNDER AWIPS HEADER
CWFHFO AND WMO HEADER FZHW50 PHFO...ISSUED BY NWS HONOLULU HI.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED BELOW GALE FORCE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N172W TO 23N175E TO 19N165E NEARLY STATIONARY.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 27N BETWEEN FRONT 160W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM SE OF FRONT E OF 176E...AND FROM 21N TO 23N
BETWEEN 169E AND 173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 24N180E TO 20N170E.
ASSOCIATED WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N165W TO 24N177E.

.FRONT FROM 30N164E TO 27N160E MOVING E 30 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 161E AND 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 27N160E. WINDS EASED TO
20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. NEW FRONT FROM
30N171E TO 27N160E.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 23N140W TO 22N150W TO 22N158W TO 23N162W
MOVING SE 10 KT E OF 146W AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SEE
WINDS DESCRIBED BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW TROUGH FROM 30N163W TO 22N174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N158W TO 27N161W TO 22N160W.

.EXCEPT FOR GALE AREA AROUND THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 08N E OF 160W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
FROM 18N TO 27N BETWEEN 160W AND 166W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM
08N TO 18N BETWEEN 160W AND 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MAINLY E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT E OF LINE FROM
28N150W TO 23N160W TO 12N177W TO 08N160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 23N E OF
156W... AND FROM 08N TO 17N BETWEEN 156W AND 170W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N173E TO 28N166E MOVING E 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N158W TO 22N179W MOVING E 20 KT ALONG 30N.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 14 FT FROM 22N TO 28N E OF 150W. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 30N175E TO 22N166E TO 07N170E. SEAS
ALSO 8 TO 12 FT N OF 28N W OF 165E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 04N TO
07N BETWEEN 166W AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF 26N W OF 175E. SEAS 12
TO 14 FT FROM 15N TO 24N E OF 153W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N
OF 05N E OF 176W...FROM 20N TO 26N W OF 174E...AND N OF 28N
BETWEEN 175E AND 176W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 00N TO 13N BETWEEN
170E AND 176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 167E AND
174W. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT FROM 12N TO 20N E OF 150W. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 06N140W TO 03N155W TO 06N176E TO
20N160E... EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS N OF 27N E OF 147W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 06N148W TO 08N160W TO 07N180E TO 07N160E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 04N TO 09N W OF
169E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05N TO 09N E OF 177W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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