High Seas Forecast
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FZPN03 KNHC 222123
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED MAR 22 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 WED MAR 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAR 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI MAR 24.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N116W TO 25N125W TO 20N140W. W OF A LINE FROM
30N123W TO 24N127W TO 20N126W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 23N110W TO 20N120W.
FROM 20N TO 26N W OF 110W AND W OF BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA TO
117W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N
BETWEEN 110W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 20N TO 28N BETWEEN
110W AND 123W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.FROM 08N TO 13N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 15N W OF 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 14N W OF 120W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 20N W OF 115W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 11N W OF 133W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 03N TO 20N W OF 113W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95.5W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 13.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.27 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.33 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.03 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH ALONG 31N. S OF
TROUGH TO 29.5N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH ALONG 30.5N. S OF
TROUGH TO 29.5N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF
FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH ALONG 30N. FROM 29.5N
TO 30.5N W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W
OF 110W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH DISSIPATED. FROM 23N
TO 28N W OF 108W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21N TO 27N BETWEEN 107W AND 110W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING 30N140W. W OF A LINE
FROM 30N139W TO 29N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N136W TO 28N140W. W OF A LINE
FROM 30N132W TO 28N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW
SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2100 UTC WED MAR 22...

.SCATTERED MODERATE S OF 01S BETWEEN 94W AND 96W AND S OF 02S
BETWEEN 101W AND 108W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N112W TO LOW PRES NEAR 05N114W TO
04N124W. ITCZ AXIS EXTENDS FROM 04N124W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 480 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW.

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.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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