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FZPN03 KNHC 262145
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC SUN FEB 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SUN FEB 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON FEB 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE FEB 28.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N127W TO 24.5N135W TO 23N140W. N OF 22N W OF
136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N121W TO 23.5N130W TO
23N140W. N OF 29N W OF 137W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 28.5N129W TO 30N134W TO
28N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31.5N113W TO
27.5N115W TO 20N131W. WITHIN 120 NM NW OF FRONT BETWEEN 123W AND
130W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE
FROM 30N118W TO 25N121W TO 19N134W TO 19N140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.

.FROM 05N TO 16.5N W OF 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
IN MIXED NE WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL. FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN
111.5W AND 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE
WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 11N BETWEEN 130W AND 136W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 02N TO 16N W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 11.5N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12.5N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N121W TO 23.5N130W TO
23N140W. GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 31.5N113W TO
27.5N115W TO 20N131W. GULF OF CALIFORNIA 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 AT 2030 UTC SUN FEB 26...

.TROUGH FROM 03N86W TO 05N94.5W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG FROM 02N TO 05.5N BETWEEN 84W AND 88.5W. ISOLATED
MODERATE FROM 05N TO 07N BETWEEN 93.5W AND 95.5W.

.TROUGH FROM 05.5N113W TO 09N110W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF TROUGH.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 04.5N113W TO 02N129W TO 01N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION WITHIN 120 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 122W
AND 139W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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