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FZPN03 KNHC 111540
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC THU FEB 11 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC THU FEB 11.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI FEB 12.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT FEB 13.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W TO 11N100W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95.5W TO 12N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95W TO 11N99W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN NE SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 07N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NE SWELL.
REMAINDER AREA S OF 15N E OF 110W TO LINE FROM 10N85W TO
03.4S94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE...SW
AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 11.5N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 07N95W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. REMAINDER AREA S OF
14N E OF 110W TO LINE FROM 10N85W TO 03.4S94W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO
06N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N E OF 110W TO LINE FROM
10N85W TO 03.4S94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO
06N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N E OF 110W TO LINE FROM
10N85W TO 03.4S97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO 03N82W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 07N80W TO 05N81W N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N139W TO 29N140W. W OF LINE FROM 18N140W TO
18N134W TO 30N130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 17 FT W OF A LINE FROM 30N135W TO 24N140W.
FROM 07N TO 11N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 18N W OF 120W AND S OF 15N BETWEEN 110W
AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N133W TO
25N140W. FROM 06N TO 10N W OF 136W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 119W
AND S OF 16N BETWEEN 110W AND 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 17 FT W OF A LINE
FROM 30N126W TO 10N140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 07N TO 12N W OF
135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM
16N TO 25N W OF 137W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT
IN NE SWELL. W OF 110W AND W OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT 11 TO
14 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 123W AND 132W.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1400 UTC THU FEB 11...

.TROUGH ALONG 112W FROM 04N TO 10N...ISOLATED MODERATE WITHIN
420 NM E OF TROUGH FROM 04N TO 08N.

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM OF COAST FROM 01N TO 05.5N.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM 04N88W TO 02N100W TO 05N110W...THEN CONTINUES
FROM 06N115W TO 03N130W TO 02N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN
120 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 88W AND 100W.

$$
.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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