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FZPN03 KNHC 190320
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC THU JAN 19 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC THU JAN 19.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI JAN 20.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT JAN 21.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 08N TO 11N W OF 135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 19N140W TO 15N120W 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 17N140W TO 13N126W TO 07N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED AND MOVED W OF AREA.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N133W TO 28N140W. NW OF LINE FROM 30N128W TO
26N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N118W TO 25N131W
TO 25N140W. NW OF LINE FROM 30N117W TO 28N140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FIRST FRONT DISSIPATED. NEW COLD FRONT FROM
30N119W TO 27N129W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 116W AND 125W SW TO W WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 13 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 25N113W
TO 06N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN NW SWELL...
HIGHEST N OF 26N.

.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 SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0300 UTC THU JAN 19...

.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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