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FZPN03 KNHC 222046
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC MON JAN 22 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MON JAN 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE JAN 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED JAN 24.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 11N TO 20N W OF 120W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 15N110W TO 07N115W TO 06N133W TO
01N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. FROM 17N TO 22N BETWEEN 106W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 16N W OF 126W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 05N W OF 113W EXCEPT N
OF LINE FROM 30N127W TO 27N130W TO 26N136W TO 30N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 137W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 26N116W TO
13N114W TO 03N125W TO 01N134W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA S OF 29N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 25N NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N96W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13.5N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13N96.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 10.5N TO 16N BETWEEN
94W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.

.30 HOUR FORECAST 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2030 UTC MON JAN 22...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 07N77W TO 05N85W TO 07N104W. ITCZ CONTINUES
FROM 07N104W TO 09N133W TO BEYOND 09N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG FROM 04N TO 07N BETWEEN 77W AND 85W...FROM 04N
TO 06N BETWEEN 86W AND 92W AND FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 113W AND
118W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 08N TO 10N BETWEEN 120W AND 140W.

$$
.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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