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FZPN03 KNHC 182150
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED JAN 18 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 18
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU JAN 19
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI JAN 20

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 08N TO N W OF 130W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 19N140W TO 15N118W TO 06N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 19N140W TO 17N125W TO 06N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 11N W OF 131W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.COLD FRONT NEAR 30N140W. NW OF LINE FROM 30N120W TO 27N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N120W TO 27N130W THEN
STATIONARY TO 26N140W. N OF LINE FROM 30N119W TO 24N140W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 31N114W TO
27N120W. NEW COLD FRONT FROM 30N127W TO 28N138W. N OF 29N
BETWEEN 120W AND 125W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 16
FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF 27N114W TO 11N132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL.

.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N W TO SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N W TO SW 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 AT 2100 UTC WED JAN 18...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 04N85W TO 05N107W TO 02N109W TO 08N120W TO 06N140W.
LARGE AREA OF MODERATE CONVECTION WITH EMBEDDED STRONGER CELLS
FROM 07N TO 14N BETWEEN 114W AND 123W.

$$
.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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