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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC MON DEC 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 24.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 47N142W 1004 MB MOVING NE 20 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING. A
FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW CENTER TO 40N143W TO 35N146W. WITHIN 300
NM E OF FRONT AND WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. ALSO WITHIN 360 NM SW QUADRANT AND WITHIN 120
NM W OF FRONT FROM 36N TO 42N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N135W 977 MB. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 180 NM
SE QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 26 TO 37 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM S...AND 180 NM W AND NW AND E QUADRANTS WINDS 35
TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 28 FT. ALSO WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT
420 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST INLAND LOW 55N125W 1005 MB. A FRONT WILL
EXTEND FROM 42N124W TO 37N128W TO 31N152W TO 30N153W. WITHIN 180
NM NW OF FRONT N OF 37N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM SW QUADRANT...FROM
37N TO 48N E OF 135W...AND 300 NM NW AND W OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 46N164E 983 MB MOVING NE 25 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 480 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. ALSO WITHIN 300 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N172E 958 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
57N174E TO 56N178W TO 50N168W TO 45N171W TO 31N170E. BETWEEN 90
NM AND 240 NM S QUADRANT AND WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT N OF 56N
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 33 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM S
AND SE QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 240 NM N AND E OF FRONT N OF 45N
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. ALSO WITHIN 720 NM E AND
NE...AND 480 NM S QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 420 NM E AND SE OF
FRONT S OF 54N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N166E 956 MB JUST NW OF AREA. WITHIN 720
NM S AND 240 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 59N180W
TO 47N160W TO 39N179W AND N OF 59N W OF ALASKA WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 46N168E 976 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 39N
TO 47N BETWEEN 160E AND 173E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22
FT. AND FROM 34N TO 49N BETWEEN 160E AND 175E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED INTO LOW 54N166E
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.A FRONT EXTENDED FROM 46N175E TO 41N171E TO 30N158E. WITHIN 240
NM SE OF FRONT FROM 34N TO 45N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM E AND SE OF FRONT  WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ALSO FROM 46N TO 50N BETWEEN 176W AND 176E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 54N166E.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 56N156W 992 MB. A FRONT WILL EXTEND
FROM 55N151W TO 35N173W. WITHIN 420 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 420 NM
SE QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 540 NM E AND SE OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF A LINE FROM 59N162W TO 62N176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 36N TO 48N BETWEEN 159W AND 169W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
15 TO 19 FT. ALSO FROM 30N TO 36N BETWEEN 157W AND 167W WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 34N BETWEEN 158W AND 147W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 55N125W ABOVE.

.LOW 48N146W 1003 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. FROM 41N TO 46N BETWEEN
143W AND 159W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW 54N135W
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.LOW 54N176E 998 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM N QUADRANT
AND FROM 50N TO 56N BETWEEN 176W AND 179E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED WITH
54N172E.

.FROM 30N TO 38N BETWEEN 120W AND 127W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 123W AND 126W AREA OF
N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 41N TO 47N
BETWEEN 130W AND 142W...AND FROM 40N TO 48N BETWEEN 180W AND
166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG 41N TO 46N BETWEEN 126W AND 131W AND
FROM 41N TO 49N BETWEEN 167W AND 174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 180 NM SE OF A LINE FROM
51N152W TO 45N165W.

.HIGH 38N130W 1032 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N131W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 51N129W 1026 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH INLAND.

.HIGH 35N173W 1031 MB MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N161W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N145W 1034 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N173E 1022 MB.

.FORECASTER CLARK. 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 1800 UTC MON DEC 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE DEC 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED DEC 24.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 08N TO 13N W OF 132W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO
13 FT. N OF 29N BETWEEN 121W AND 124W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
13 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 15N105W TO
03.4S120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 08N100W TO
03.4S115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 28N TO 29.5N E OF 116W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 00N100W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 24N113W TO 00N130W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 27N NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 25N NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.


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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC MON DEC 22...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 05N111W TO 11N110W...SCATTERED MODERATE
WITHIN 240 NM OF LINE FROM 10N112W TO 18N102W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS FROM 05N77W TO 05.5N89W. ITCZ FROM 05.5N89W
TO 08N111W TO 05N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE
FROM
09N102W TO 08N120W.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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