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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC FRI DEC 26 2014

CCODE/1:31:12:01:00/AOW+POR/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 50N172E 968 MB MOVING NW 15 KT WILL SLOW AFTER 24 HOURS.
FROM 45N TO 54N BETWEEN 176W AND 170E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16
TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 60N BETWEEN 174W AND 167E WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST NW OF AREA NEAR 55N170E 958 MB.
BETWEEN 120 NM AND 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
13 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT...AND 720 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA NEAR 56N169E 964 MB. WITHIN 420
NM OF LOW CENTER WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N177W 987 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
59N174W TO 42N170W. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN
180 NM E AND NE OF FRONT N OF 50N WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO
24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM E AND NE OF ENTIRE FRONT...AND
WITHIN 360 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED NW OF AREA. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
WITH LOW 56N169E ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 30N TO 41N BETWEEN 118W AND 127W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 42N E OF 131W
AREA OF N TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 33N TO 42N BETWEEN 121W AND 129W AREA OF N
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.ASSOCIATED WITH LOW S OF AREA. FROM 30N TO 36N BETWEEN 145W AND
155W AREA OF E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 43N BETWEEN 137W AND 164W AREA OF WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N154W 985 MB. FROM 31N TO 43N BETWEEN
141W AND 163W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 30N TO 50N BETWEEN 138W AND 165W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9
TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N154W 990 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W AND SW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26 FT. ALSO WITHIN 180
NM E AND NE QUADRANTS...360 NM W AND SW SEMICIRCLES...AND WITHIN
300 NM E OF A LINE FROM 45N151W TO 30N145W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.INLAND LOW 62N151W 1003 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. BETWEEN 120 NM AND
360 NM SE...AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 480 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
56N138W BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 57N170W 995 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
360 NM N AND NE...AND 420 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED INLAND OVER ALASKA. CONDITIONS
DESCRIBED WITH NEW LOW 57N177W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM 55N171E TO 57N175W. WITHIN 180 NM
N AND NW OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM N AND NW OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH NEW LOW 57N177W
ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N162E 984 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 840 NM S AND SE AND
480 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 48N BETWEEN 167E AND 160E WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
55N170E ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 47N157W 1018 MB MOVING NE 25 KT AND INTENSIFYING WILL TURN
SE AFTER 24 HOURS. WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N138W 1009 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 50N
TO 59N BETWEEN 133W AND 148W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N124W 1013 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW AND 480
NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM SW AND 600 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 50N158W 997 MB. WITHIN 540 NM N AND NE
AND 480 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM N AND NE...540 NM SE...AND 240 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 42N179E 994 MB. WITHIN 420 NM NE AND
180 NM SE AND 840 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 50N BETWEEN 172W AND 160E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
  ADD_EP2.CSH
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 35N165W 1014 MB DRIFTING SE. WITHIN 420 NM N AND NE AND 240
NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
34N154W IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE DESCRIBED IN WARNINGS SECTION
ABOVE...FROM 32N TO 42N W OF 175W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
18 FT WITH W TO NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH NEW LOW 42N179E IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 53N170W 998 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 35N TO 41N
BETWEEN 150W AND 158W AND FROM 42N TO 49N BETWEEN 178W AND 176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 34N TO 45N BETWEEN 146W AND
157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 35N TO 53N BETWEEN 142W AND
159W.

.HIGH 42N139W 1033 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N134W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 43N168W 1023 MB MOVING NE 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 52N155W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 55N142W 1032 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 49N137W 1031 MB.

.FORECASTER MILLS. 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 0000 UTC FRI DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
09N TO 14N BETWEEN 95W AND 102W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 13N BETWEEN 98W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 13N BETWEEN 99W AND 107W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.COLD FRONT FROM 29N115W TO 26N123W TO 29N136W THEN STATIONARY
TO 30N140W. N OF FRONT E OF 123W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF FRONT W OF 123W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 123W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 26N112W TO
23N125W. N OF 25N W OF 135W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N BETWEEN 115W
AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF A LINE FROM 24N135W TO
20N140W SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.

.W OF A LINE FROM 19N140W TO 10N123W TO 04N128W TO 00N138W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 08N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N88W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 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 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 08N94W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 10N89W
TO 08N95W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 88W AND 97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN MIXED NE TO E AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 91W AND
101W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 94W AND 101W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED E AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 11N BETWEEN 96W AND 100W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 26N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0300 UTC FRI DEC 26...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 07N78W TO 05N95W. ITCZ FROM 05N95W TO
06N125W TO 05N135W TO 06N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 150 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 12N103W TO 04N114W.

.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC DEC 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE...
.LOW 28N156W 998 MB MOVING NNE 15 KT. FRONT FROM 30N151W TO
26N150W TO 20N153W TO 15N153W...THENCE TROUGH TO 10N158W TO
06N165W. FRONT MOVING E TO 10 KT. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY.
WINDS 20 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF FRONT N OF 23N.
ALSO...WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM S TO 400 NM W
SEMICIRCLES. ISOLATED TSTMS IN AREA BOUNDED BY FRONT TO 30N142W
TO 15N153W. SEE LATEST FZPN KWBC FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS
SYSTEM.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST WATERS. ASSOCIATED
FRONT FROM LOW TO 30N146W TO 26N147W TO 20N149W TO 15N153W.
TROUGH DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF
FRONT N OF 20N. WINDS W OF LOW DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N145W TO 27N143W TO 20N147W TO
15N151W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF FRONT N OF
20N.


.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N169W TO 28N173W TO 29N178W MOVING SE 15 KT AND
DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 25N163W TO
23N170W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N147W TO 25N147W
TO 21N150W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY FRONT
26N160W 30N160W AND 30N147W.

.FRONT 30N172E TO 24N163E TO 25N160E. PORTION OF FRONT E OF 170E
MOVING E 20 KT. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N
OF 27N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 30N177W TO 29N180W TO
27N170E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT AT 30N160E MOVING S SLOWLY.
ALSO...DEVELOPING FRONT JUST W OF FORECAST NEAR 26N160E TO
23N150E. FRONTS MERGING.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N174E TO 26N165E TO 23N160E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 180W N OF 26N.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 15N W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 17N W OF
170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 18N W OF
165W.

.HIGH 27N177W 1018 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
25N170E MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25N179W 1019 MB WITH RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
24N170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 27N172W 1017 MB WITH RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
24N180W TO 24N170E.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 16 FT N OF 20N E OF 170W...HIGHEST SEAS BETWEEN 146W
AND165W N OF 26N. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 20N W OF 170W...HIGHEST
SEAS BETWEEN 10N AND 20N W OF 170W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N
OF 20N W OF 170W...HIGHEST SEAS NW CORNER. REST OF AREA...SEAS 8
TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF 20N E OF 175W...HIGHEST
SEAS N OF 26N BETWEEN 145W AND 168W. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT N OF 20N W
OF 175W...HIGHEST SEAS NW CORNER. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 20N W OF
170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 16 FT N OF 20N E OF 167W...HIGHEST
SEAS N OF 26N BETWEEN 150W AND 160W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 16N
AND 05N W OF 170E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 27N W OF 180W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 9 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ 07N140W TO 08N147W TO 11N155W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ. ALSO...ITCZ FROM 06N165W TO 03N174W TO
02N180W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 04N W OF 173E.

$$
.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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