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HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SAT FEB 06 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 06.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 07.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 08.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 43N156W 964 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 21 TO 31 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 36N TO 47N
BETWEEN 143W AND 162W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. ALSO
FROM 30N TO 48N BETWEEN 139W AND 165W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12
TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N152W 963 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
52N154W TO 53N144W TO 51N134W TO 41N139W TO 30N147W. WITHIN 420
NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE OF THE FRONT N OF
51N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 21 TO 39 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 780 NM
NE...540 NM SE...420 NM SW...AND 480 NM NW QUADRANTS...AND ALSO
WITHIN 240 NM E OF THE FRONT S OF 49N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12
TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N154W 977 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
53N133W TO 46N139W TO 30N141W. WITHIN 360 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 21 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM
NE...480 NM SE...360 NM SW...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS...AND ALSO
WITHIN 300 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N160E 988 MB. WITHIN 420 NM E AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
30N TO 44N W OF 173E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N177E 948 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 70 KT. SEAS 29 TO 42 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N180W 948 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 70 KT. SEAS 31 TO 48 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
38N TO 52N BETWEEN 168W AND 169E WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 21 TO
34 FT. ALSO WITHIN 420 NM N...600 NM E...960 NM S...AND 840 NM W
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N164W 984 MB MOVING NW 20 KT. WITHIN 480 NM E QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 65N167W 1002 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 49N172W 987 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. WITHIN 540 NM W AND 1080 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N163W 998 MB. WITHIN 300 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 17 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
30N TO 52N BETWEEN 158W AND 171W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO
18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N168W 981 MB MOVING N 20 KT. WITHIN 240 NM E AND 180 NM W
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARING...
.FROM 40N TO 51N W OF 169E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST NW OF AREA 54N166E 993 MB. WITHIN 240
NM OF LOW CENTER WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS NW OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.06 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 58N153W 995 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 39N BETWEEN 176E AND 161E WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 39N BETWEEN 172W AND 174E WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 59N
W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY N OF 59N W OF
170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 57N173W 984 MB MOVING NW 05 KT. WITHIN 540 NM W QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N174W 995 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N177W 995 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.FROM 48N TO 54N E OF 136W AREA OF W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO
18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 34N TO 41N
BETWEEN 142W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 50N BETWEEN 130W AND
139W AND FROM 36N TO 43N W OF 169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 44N TO 51N BETWEEN 127W AND
137W.

.HIGH 33N129W 1032 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N128W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 32N173E 1028 MB MOVING SE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 30N178W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF AREA.

.FORECASTER NOLT. 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 06.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN FEB 07.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON FEB 08.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...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 12N98W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 03N TO 15N BETWEEN 93W
AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N98W N TO NE
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 10N100W AND FROM
05N TO 10N BETWEEN 93W AND 104W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 00N TO 15N
BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 12N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N98W...N TO NE
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 11N98W AND FROM
04N TO 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 107W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS8
TO 14 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 01S TO 15N BETWEEN 90W AND 116W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 12N98W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY LINE FROM 15N93W TO 03N97W TO 03N103W TO 10N108W TO
16N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 93W
AND 117W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 12N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N97W AND FROM
03N TO 13N BETWEEN 99W AND 108W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 15 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 93W AND 117W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 09N E OF 90W...INCLUDING THE GULFS OF PAPAGAYO AND
FONSECA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 05N TO 12N BETWEEN 90W AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 09N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULFS OF
PAPAGAYO AND FONSECA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 08N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N91W TO 07N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 09N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULFS OF
PAPAGAYO AND FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN 89W AND 96W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM 04N TO 12N BETWEEN
89W AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 25N TO 30N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 25N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.N OF 04N BETWEEN 78W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 03N BETWEEN 78W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN
MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.

.FROM 05N TO 23N W OF 122W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 22N110W TO 09N110W
TO 00N120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND
NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 15N BETWEEN 120W AND 126W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25N140W
TO 16N120W TO 16N115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 14N BETWEEN 116W AND 126W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 03N TO 14N W OF
117W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

.30 HOUR FORECAST NW OF LINE FROM 30N139W TO 28N140W S WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT W OF AREA. NW OF LINE FROM 30N136W
TO 25N140W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC SAT FEB 06...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 04N88W TO 03N99W TO 05N111W TO 05N125W TO
03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE AND ISOLATED STRONG FROM 02N TO 08N
BETWEEN 106W AND 113W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 02N TO 06N W OF
121W.

$$
.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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