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FZPN01 KWBC 230349
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SAT AUG 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N163W 1008 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NE AND E
QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 240 NM E OF A LINE FROM 45N161W TO 40N162W
TO 31N177W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N161W 1005 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N161W 1005 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND 360
NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE AND 900 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N164W 1001 MB. WITHIN 600 NM S AND 240
NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 46N155E 1004 MB. FROM 40N TO 52N
W OF 165E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N164E 1005 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 600
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 37N TO 44N BETWEEN 123W AND 126W N TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN 124W AND A LINE FROM 35N139W TO
50N128W N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN 123W AND A LINE FROM 35N140W TO
50N130W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 128W AND 146W NE WINDS 25 KT. SEAS TO 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 127W AND 152W E TO NE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 130W AND 141W NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.LOW 53N145W 1020 MB MOVING E 20 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NW AND 360 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 52N177W 1004 MB MOVING NE 05 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N174W 1003 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 44N171W 1004 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 360 NM S AND 120 NM
N SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MERGED WITH LOW 55N161W ABOVE.

.LOW 35N175E 1007 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. FROM 33N TO 39N BETWEEN
161E AND 179E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N168W 1015 MB. FROM 32N TO 40N BETWEEN
161W AND 168E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. WITHIN 180 NM SE OF A LINE
FROM 52N141W TO 34N170E WINDS TO 25 KT SEAS TO 9 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 44N TO 50N
BETWEEN 142W AND 148W AND FROM 40N TO 48N BETWEEN 156W AND 165W
AND FROM 37N TO 52N BETWEEN 171W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 44N TO 53N BETWEEN 141W AND
156W AND FROM 38N TO 48N BETWEEN 156W AND 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 49N BETWEEN 134W AND
148W AND FROM 49N TO 54N BETWEEN 145W AND 151W AND FROM 44N TO
49N BETWEEN 169E AND 162E.

.HIGH 46N138W 1029 MB MOVING SW 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 44N142W 1029 MB MOVING SW 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N145W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 56N153W 1025 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 56N141W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 44N163E 1022 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N170E 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N178W 1027 MB.

.FORECASTER MUSONDA. 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 SAT AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON AUG 25.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KARINA NEAR 16.2N 134.9W 988 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 23
MOVING NE OR 045 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT
GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 50 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
120 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 180 NM SE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 240 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KARINA NEAR 17.6N 132.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 50 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 60 NM SE QUADRANT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 23 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 180 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KARINA NEAR 18.7N 129.7W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 40 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS 21 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM N AND 90 NM 150 S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KARINA NEAR 20.0N 128.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KARINA NEAR 20.7N
130.2W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KARINA NEAR 21.0N
132.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM MARIE NEAR 13.7N 104.8W 995 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG
23 MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 13 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT
GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 80 NM NE
QUADRANT...50 NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 70 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM NE QUADRANT...60
NM SE QUADRANT...0 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 180 NM NW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 14.2N 106.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
300 NM E SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SW...AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE 420 NM E AND 210 NM W SEMICIRCLES WINDS
20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 14.9N 108.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 100 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...120 NM NE QUADRANT AND 70 NM
SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SW...AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 27
FT. ELSEWHERE 420 NM E AND 210 NM W SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 16.3N 111.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 160 NM NE QUADRANT...140 NM SE QUADRANT...110 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
420 NM SE AND 360 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 38 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM SE AND 300 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 18.4N 115.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 20.8N 119.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 23.2N 123.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM LOWELL NEAR 22.9N 125.3W 997 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG
23 MOVING NW OR 305 DEG AT 7 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT
GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 160 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 140 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
360 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 300 NM W SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LOWELL NEAR 24.6N 127.6W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 60 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 420 NM E AND 360 NM W SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS
TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 390 NM NW
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 25.9N
129.8W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS
TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 SE AND 240 NM NW SEMICIRCLES
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 27.0N
132.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 29.0N
137.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 31.0N
141.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 27N BETWEEN 130W AND 138W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 08N W OF 115W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 10N BETWEEN 100W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MERGING SW AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 09N W OF 120W AND
FROM 10N TO 20N BETWEEN 100W AND 113W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL. ELSEWHERE S OF 10N BETWEEN
100W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MERGING SW
AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 10N W OF 124W AND
FROM 10N TO 23N BETWEEN 100W AND 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL. S OF 10N BETWEEN 100W AND
124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MERGING SW AND NW
SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0215 UTC SAT AUG 23...

.HURRICANE KARINA...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 45 NM E
AND 90 NM W SEMICIRCLES.

.TROPICAL STORM MARIE...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 90 NM
OF CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG ELSEWHERE WITHIN
330 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND W QUADRANT...AND 240 NM N QUADRANT.

.TROPICAL STORM LOWELL...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM E SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED MODERATE
BETWEEN 150 NM AND 300 NM NW SEMICIRCLE.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 07N77W TO 10N97W. NO ITCZ AXIS
E OF 140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM S OF
AXIS BETWEEN 80W AND 95W...AND WITHIN 120 NM SE OF A LINE FROM
10N106W TO 06N120W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM SW OF A LINE
FROM 14N124W TO 17N130W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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