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HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED DEC 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC WED DEC 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU DEC 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI DEC 26.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N
TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75
NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N98W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14N
BETWEEN 94W AND 101W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 14N BETWEEN 98W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN 99W AND 106W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.W OF A LINE FROM 27N116W TO 23N113W TO 00N129W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 08N138W.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 117W AND 132W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 20N114W TO 20N121W TO 24N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 117W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 21N114W TO 26N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N W OF 136W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
23N114W TO 23N125W TO 27N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN MIXED N TO NE AND NW SWELL.

.18 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 24N140W TO 20N130W TO 11N121W
TO 00N129W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 22N140W TO 10N121W TO 00N130W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 09N W OF 131W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 25N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 08N94W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC WED DEC 24...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 08N78W TO 07N81W TO 09N87W TO 07N102W. ITCZ
FROM 07N102W TO 06N114W TO 08N132W TO 07N140W. WIDELY SCATTERED
MODERATE FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 79W AND 90W...AND FROM 04N TO
06N BETWEEN 113W AND 119W.

$$
.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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