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FZPN01 KWBC 230949
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SAT AUG 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 50N163W 1007 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NE AND E
QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 240 NM E OF A LINE FROM 45N161W TO 40N161W
TO 31N177W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N162W 1005 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N165W 1002 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 360 NM
N AND NE QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 240 NM NE OF A FRONT TO EXTEND
FROM 57N154W TO 54N144W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 59N166W BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST W OF AREA 48N159E 1005 MB. WITHIN 300
NM E SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N165E 1005 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 600
NM SE SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 37N TO 44N BETWEEN 123W AND 128W N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN 124W AND A LINE FROM 35N139W TO
50N128W N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN 123W AND A LINE FROM 35N140W TO
50N130W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 128W AND 146W NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 127W AND 152W E TO NE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 130W AND 141W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.LOW 52N176W 1003 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N170W 1001 MB. WITHIN 480 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N166W 1001 MB. WITHIN 540 NM OF LOW
EXCEPT NE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.LOW 45N169W 1005 MB MOVING N 25 KT. WITHIN 360 NM S AND 90 NM N
SEMICIRCLES WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MERGED WITH LOW 57N165W ABOVE.

.LOW 35N176E 1009 MB MOVING E 15 KT. FROM 34N TO 38N BETWEEN
161E AND 179E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N174W 1015 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NW OF A
LINE FROM 39N170W TO THE LOW TO 32N166E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 42N TO 45N BETWEEN 159W
AND 154W WINDS TO 25 KT SEAS TO 9 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 36N TO 52N
BETWEEN 156W AND 171W AND FROM 45N TO 50N BETWEEN 156W AND 139W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 55N BETWEEN 143W AND
158W AND FROM 43N TO 51N W OF 164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 50N W OF 174E AND FROM
47N TO 57N BETWEEN 134W AND 141W.

.HIGH 43N144W 1031 MB MOVING SW 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N147W 1031 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 57N150W 1025 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 43N163E 1022 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N173E 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N177W 1027 MB.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. 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 AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON AUG 25.

...HURRICANE WARNING...

HURRICANE KARINA NEAR 16.7N 134.4W 988 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 23
MOVING NE OR 55 DEG AT 7 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS
85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 50 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND
60 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF NE
AND SW QUADRANTS 180 SW QUADRANT AND 150 NM NE QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 240 NM
SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KARINA NEAR 18.0N 132.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 50 NM N SEMICIRCLE 60 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 180 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KARINA NEAR 19.2N 129.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 40 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS 21 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM N AND 90 NM 150 S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KARINA NEAR 20.6N 129.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KARINA NEAR 21.5N
131.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KARINA NEAR 22.0N
133.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 14.0N 105.7W 992 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 23
MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT
GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 80 NM NE
QUADRANT...50 NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 70 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 220 NM NE QUADRANT...280
NM SE QUADRANT...220 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 180 NM NW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 16.6N 113.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 160 NM NE QUADRANT...140 NM SE QUADRANT...110 NM SW
QUADRANT AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
300 NM E SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SW...AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE 420 NM E AND 210 NM W SEMICIRCLES WINDS
20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 18.9N 116.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...160 NM SE QUADRANT...120 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 130 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
420 NM SE AND 360 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 38 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM SE AND 300 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 21.3N 120.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 21.3N 120.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 24.1N 125.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM LOWELL NEAR 23.4N 126.0W 998 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG
23 MOVING NW OR 310 DEG AT 7 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT
GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...140 NM SE QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
360 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 300 NM W SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOWELL NEAR 25.0N
128.1W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 26.0N
128.1W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 27.0N
134.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 28.5N
138.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 30.0N
143.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 27N BETWEEN 130W AND 138W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 08N W OF 115W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 10N BETWEEN 100W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MERGING SW AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 09N W OF 120W AND
FROM 10N TO 20N BETWEEN 100W AND 113W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF 10N BETWEEN
100W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MERGING SW
AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 10N W OF 124W AND
FROM 10N TO 23N BETWEEN 100W AND 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL. S OF 10N BETWEEN 100W AND
124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MERGING SW AND NW
SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC SAT AUG 23...

.HURRICANE KARINA...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 45 NM E
AND 90 NM W SEMICIRCLES.

.TROPICAL STORM MARIE...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 120
NM OF CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 330 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND W QUADRANT...AND 240 NM N
QUADRANT.

.TROPICAL STORM LOWELL...SCATTERED MODERATE BETWEEN 50 NM AND
150 NM NW QUADRANT.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 08N78W TO 11N99W. NO ITCZ AXIS
E OF 140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM S OF
AXIS FROM 78W TO 82W.

$$
.FORECASTER DGS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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