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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1745 UTC MON FEB 08 2016

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 10.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 46N177W 954 MB MOVING E 20 KT. WITHIN 420 NM S AND 360 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 70 KT. SEAS 30 TO 56 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM NE...720 NM SE...540 NM SW...AND 420 NM W
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 40 FT. ALSO BETWEEN A
LINE FROM 36N161W TO 30N168W TO 30N177E TO 41N160E AND 53N WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N189W 959 MB. WITHIN 600 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 26 TO 48 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
780 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 20 TO 38 FT.
ALSO BETWEEN A LINE FROM 55N156W TO 30N142W AND A LINE FROM
53N164E TO 30N169W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST
NEAR 34N168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 45N162W 971 MB.
WITHIN 420 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 22 TO 35 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 960 NM S...720 NM SW AND 900 NM W QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST IN S QUADRANT.

...STORM WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 33N140W 1005 MB MOVING N 30 KT AND
RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING. FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 140W AND 133W AND
WITHIN 480 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MERGED LOW 45N143W 981 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
360 NM N...660 NM E AND 780 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N154W 967 MB. WITHIN 360 NM N QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 17 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM
NW...660 NM NE AND 240 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 21 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 44N147W 980 MB. WITHIN 120 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N145W 975 MB. WITHIN 210 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE EXCEPT
WHERE PREVIOUSLY NOTED...WITHIN 540 NM SW...480 NM E AND 1140 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 46N W OF 172E WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N164E 981 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
30N TO 49N W OF 178E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 55N156W 982 MB MOVING NW 20 KT. WITHIN 420 NM NE AND 480 NM
SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 26 FT...HIGHEST NE
QUADRANT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM E QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N170W 995 MB. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 50N141W 1001 MB MOVING NE 40 KT. N OF 40N WITHIN 420 NM E
AND 660 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL INLAND. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 31N167E 1011 MB. WITHIN 180 NM N
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 32N172E 1012 MB. WITHIN 180 NM OF THE LOW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS S OF AREA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 45N TO 53N
BETWEEN 129W AND 141W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 44N TO 48N BETWEEN 140W AND
144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 53N BETWEEN 125W AND
135W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY N OF 59N W OF
ALASKA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 34N164E 1021 MB MOVING SE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N180W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N163E 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N177W 1019 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N126W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N128W 1023 MB.

.FORECASTER LEE. 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 1200 UTC MON FEB 08.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE FEB 09.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED FEB 10.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W TO
12N98W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER
AREA S OF 15N BETWEEN 90W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.15 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. LITTLE CHANGE ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 12N97W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
12N96W TO 08N99W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 12N BETWEEN 92W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 18N95W TO 12.5N97W
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 20 FT. LITTLE CHANGE ELSEWHERE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 12N97W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
10.5N100W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. REMAINDER
AREA S OF 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 01N BETWEEN 86W AND 91W... INCLUDING THE GULF OF FONSECA...NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N88W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 08N BETWEEN 86W AND 93W... INCLUDING THE
GULF OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
15 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 06N BETWEEN 86W AND 92W... INCLUDING THE
GULF OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 02N BETWEEN 78N AND 82W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 03N BETWEEN 78N AND 82W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 04N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

FROM 08N TO 13N BETWEEN 117W AND 124W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12N W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 10N W OF 133W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 17N135W TO 11N110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.COLD FRONT N OF 26N ALONG 140W. NW OF LINE FROM 30N135W TO
23N140W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT WITH NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N132W TO 19N140W. W OF
FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. W OF A LINE FROM 30N130W TO
17N135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC MON FEB 8...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ FROM 04N90W TO 05N122W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
WITHIN 30 NM OF AXIS BETWEEN 96W AND 104W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 45 NM OF AXIS BETWEEN 116W AND 129W.

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 08 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 09 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 10 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N172E 29N164E 28N160E MOVING E 35 KT AT 30N BECOMING
NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR 160E. SW WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF 29N
BETWEEN 170W AND 178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N155W 27N168W 30N178E. WINDS 20 TO 35
KT N OF 26N BETWEEN 148W AND 163W. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N141W 25N160W 30N170E. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT N OF 27N E OF 151W. SEE SEAS BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 27N140W 20N145W 14N160W...MOVING SE SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO
35 KT E OF 150W AND N OF 20N. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 20N140W 14N158W. WINDS
DECREASED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. SEE WINDS AND SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 03N TO 15N W OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 15N W OF
160W...AND BETWEEN 05N AND 13N EAST OF 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 02N TO 13N E OF
170E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 30N168E 27N160E SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
W OF 170E AND N OF 27N.

.HIGH 25N169W 1021 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
23N154W AND FROM HIGH TO 26N170E 24N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 24N173W 1019 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 23N165W 1019 MB.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 14 FT E OF LINE 18N160E 24N175W 30N177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 22 FT N OF LINE 30N165W 28N172W
30N175W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N151W 27N160W
27N175W 30N179E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE 30N160E
24N165W 16N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 26 FT N OF LINE 30N150W 24N161W
30N169W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N142W 19N168W
30N175W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE 29N160E 21N177W
13N167E 00N174E.

.ITCZ 05N140W 05N153W 01N165W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
120 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.



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