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FZPN03 KNHC 180200
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC FRI APR 18 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 3.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FRI APR 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT APR 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN APR 20.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC GALE WARNING...

.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N95W
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 12N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 17N140W TO 08N127W TO
05N140W TO 17N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY
IN MIXED NW...NE AND S SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 15N140W TO
08N135W TO 07N140W TO 15N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED NW...NE AND S SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 16N W OF 137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NW AND SE SWELL.

.N OF 28N BETWEEN 120W AND 128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN MIXED N AND S SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 120W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND S SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.S OF 02S BETWEEN 105W AND 118W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
8 FT IN MIXED S SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 10N105W TO 05N102W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND S SWELL.
.12 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 0300 UTC FRI APR 18...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N85W TO 06N90W. ITCZ FROM 06N90W TO
05N101W TO 05N113W TO 03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 09N83W TO 05N87W TO 06N94W
TO 04N100W AND WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 04N120W TO 06N138W.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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