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FZPN03 KNHC 200923
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SAT DEC 20 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SAT DEC 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN DEC 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON DEC 22.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 23N TO 28N W OF 108W NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.W OF A LINE FROM 20N128W TO 13N128W TO 07N140W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL. W
OF A LINE FROM 30N125W TO 20N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12
TO 18 FT IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL. W OF A LINE FROM 30N122W TO
20N113W TO 10N115W TO 03N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 21N W OF 120W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN MIXED NE WIND WAVES...AND SW AND NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 27N115W TO 22N112W TO 06N117W
TO 02N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED SW AND NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 28N121W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N BETWEEN 121W AND 124W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL. FROM 07N
TO 20N W OF 128W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN
MIXED NE WIND WAVES...AND SW AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE
FROM 28N115W TO 18N106W TO 10N106W TO 00N125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.

.LOW PRES NEAR 08N100W 1011 MB MOVING W 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM OF
LOW CENTER WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SW AND
NW SWELL. S OF 04N BETWEEN 94W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 08N105W 1011 MB. WITHIN 180 NM
NE QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED SE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 08.5N110W 1011 MB. CONDITIONS
MERGE WITH SWELL PARAGRAPH.

.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST 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 0900 UTC SAT DEC 20...

.LOW PRES NEAR 08N100W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
WITHIN 120 NM NW SEMICIRCLE.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 05N77W TO 10N86W TO 09N89W. ITCZ FROM
09N89W TO 08N97W THEN RESUMES FROM 07N103W TO 05N130W TO
05N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 75 NM EITHER
SIDE OF AXIS BETWEEN 79W AND 82W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 75
NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 116W AND 119W.

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.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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