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FZPN03 KNHC 262117
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC THU FEB 26 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 THU FEB 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI FEB 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT FEB 28.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 14N95.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 12N97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 13N TO 18N W OF 135W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N140W TO 10N125W TO 05N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED E AND NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 20N140W TO 10N130W TO 05N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND SW
SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.S OF 01S BETWEEN 105W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 9 FT PRIMARILY MIXED N AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF LINE FROM 30N118W TO 26N125W TO 30N130W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED N AND
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 29.5N TO 30.5N
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N88W
...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC THU FEB 26...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ 06N94W TO 08N114W TO 07N121W TO 09N128W TO 06N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE
07N106W TO 09N114W TO 07N122W TO 09N132W.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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