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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC WED FEB 10 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 10.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 11.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 12.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 45N145W 976 MB MOVING NW 20 KT. WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM S
AND 840 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N148W 979 MB. FROM 49N TO 60N BETWEEN
131W AND 148W...ALSO WITHIN 360 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N155W 986 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 45N164W 969 MB MOVING E 20 KT. WITHIN 660 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 22 TO 37 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
780 NM SW SEMICIRCLE AND 960 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 31 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N152W 983 MB. WITHIN 600 NM W...780 NM S
AND 840 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 16 TO 32 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM E QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N143W 994 MB. FROM 36N TO 46N BETWEEN
132W AND 150W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 52N151W 969 MB MOVING W 15 KT. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 420 NM N
QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 49N
TO 59N BETWEEN 128W AND 162W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21
FT. ALSO FROM 48N TO 60N BETWEEN 162W AND 170W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 20 FT...EXCEPT N OF THE ALEUTIANS SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N162W 977 MB. FROM 47N TO 60N BETWEEN
158W AND 170W...ALSO WITHIN 720 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT...EXCEPT N OF THE ALEUTIANS SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N164W 986 MB. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 41N163E 988 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
240 NM NE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 30N AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N180W TO 45N168E TO
49N160E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N164E 984 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 41N164E 975 MB
AND SECOND CENTER 45N174E 979 MB. WITHIN 420 NM W SEMICIRCLE OF
FIRST LOW WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 31 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
660 NM N AND 780 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS OF FIRST LOW...AND WITHIN
180 NM N AND NE OF A LINE FROM 46N170E TO 43N177E TO 38N176W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT...EXCEPT N AND NE OF LINE
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ALSO FROM 30N TO 38N BETWEEN 176E AND 167W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 42N177E 975 MB.
WITHIN 720 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 30 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS W AND S OF A LINE FROM 54N170E TO
THE LOW TO 41N162W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 25 FT...HIGHEST
SW OF LOW CENTER. ALSO FROM 47N TO 52N BETWEEN 172E AND 178E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 41N141W 997 MB. WITHIN 600 NM E AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N140W 983 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
50N E OF 145W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 46N171W 978 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE OF A
LINE FROM THE LOW TO 42N161W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 59N W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 61N177W TO 61N171W TO 59N169W TO 59N162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 60N178W TO 58N168W TO 59N162W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 57N W OF
170W AREA OF E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 49N TO 54N
BETWEEN 130W AND 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
WITHIN THE REGION BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 46N168W TO 33N170W TO
35N155W TO 46N168W.

.HIGH 32N127W 1024 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N129W 1023 MB.

.HIGH 38N179E 1016 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 30N140W 1025 MB.

.FORECASTER REINHART. 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 0600 UTC WED FEB 10.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU FEB 11.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI FEB 12.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
13.596W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 11.5N99W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 14N BETWEEN 92W
AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 11N99W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT. FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 92W
AND 101W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT IN MIXED
SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 14N BETWEEN 92W AND 110W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 10.5N100W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. FROM 04N TO 10.5N BETWEEN 95W AND
103W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 14N BETWEEN 90W AND 115W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12.5N97W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 14N
BETWEEN 91W AND 115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N88W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 07N E OF 90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W AND 92W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
12N86W TO 07N94W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 04N TO 12N BETWEEN 87W
AND 94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE...SW
AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 07N E OF 91W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 03N TO 12N BETWEEN 91W
AND 92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N88W NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N91W NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
FROM 11N TO 13N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF FONSECA...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 03N TO
11N BETWEEN 87W AND 91W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 08N79W TO 04N80W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 08N79W
TO 04N81.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 08N79W
TO 04.5N81W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N132W TO 25N140W. N OF 15N W OF 132W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 20N W OF 130W WINDS
20KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NW OF A LINE FROM 30N133W TO 22N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW COLD FRONT FROM 30N134W TO 24N140W. W OF A
LINE FROM 30N122W TO 17N128W TO 08N122W TO 00N139W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N140W.

.S OF 15N W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 11N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 10N110W TO
13N126W TO 20N132W TO 20N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10FT
IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 12N W OF 132W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 18N140W TO 20N130W TO 11N120W TO 14N110W TO 04N110W TO
04N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SWELL CONDITIONS MERGED.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC WED FEB 10...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ FROM 04N87W TO 04N98W TO 06N108W TO 02N125W TO 03N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 03N TO 06N BETWEEN 88W AND 99W...AND
FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 104W AND 110W.

.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 10 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 11 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 12 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N168E TO 25N160E MOVING E SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT N OF 27N W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 21N160E. W TO NW WINDS
30 TO 35 KT N OF 28N W OF 168E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF
A LINE FROM 30N180E TO 26N172E TO 24N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N175W TO 20N170E THENCE SHEAR
LINE TO 16N160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF 29N W OF 173E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM E OF FRONT N OF 24N...AND N AND
W OF A LINE FROM 30N179W TO 16N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 26N158W TO 26N168W TO 30N179E MOVING ESE
10 KT E OF 162W AND ELSEWHERE MOVING NE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N141W TO 24N154W TO 24N165W TO
30N170W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT E OF 144W N
OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 26N140W TO 23N143W.
ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.HIGH 22N174W 1018 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. RIDGE FROM 23N163E TO
24N177E HIGH TO 23N152W TO 26N141W MOVING N SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 28N162W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 29N148W 1023 MB.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 12N E OF 160W...AND FROM
04N TO 14N BETWEEN 160W AND 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 02N TO 12N E OF
174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03N TO 12N E OF
176W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 16 TO 24 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N153W TO 23N163W TO 23N167W
TO 30N172W. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 27N140W
TO 18N166W TO 18N174W TO 26N179E TO 27N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S
OF 16N BETWEEN 153W AND 173E...AND E OF 153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 15 TO 23 FT N OF A LINE FROM 29N140W TO
21N158W TO 20N161W TO 30N166W. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT N OF A LINE FROM
30N171E TO 26N160E. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM
00N175E TO 13N171E TO 18N178W TO 30N179E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N179E TO 23N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 16 TO 24 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N180E TO
23N170E TO 23N160E. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT ELSEWHERE N AND W OF A LINE
FROM 27N167W TO 16N160E. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE FROM
20N140W TO 13N146W TO 22N154W. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT ELSEWHERE E OF A
LINE FROM 00N179W TO 15N180W TO 25N167W TO 30N167W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ FROM 03N140W TO 03N151W TO 00N165W. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS S OF 07N BETWEEN 155W AND 172E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
FROM 02N TO 05N BETWEEN 150W AND 155W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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