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FZPN02 KWBC 262330
HSFEPI

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2345 UTC FRI DEC 26 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 55N171E 958 MB MOVING NW 05 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 58N176E
TO 56N174W TO 36N175W. WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN
180 NM N AND E OF THE FRONT N OF 41N WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 17
TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 38N172W TO 54N163W TO
62N174W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST NW OF AREA NEAR 56N169E 962 MB.
WITHIN 180 NM S AND E SEMICIRCLES WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO
23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM NE AND S...660 NM SE...AND 240 NM
SW QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 240 NM NE OF A FRONT FROM 64N171W TO
52N166W TO 51N149W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA NEAR 56N168E 975 MB. WITHIN 240
NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 38N174E 999 MB. WITHIN 420 NM SW
QUADRANT WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N171W 974 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT
AND 300 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N AND E SEMICIRCLES AND WITHIN 720 NM S
AND SW OF A LINE FROM 51N160E TO 38N161W N OF 32N WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 34N154W 991 MB MOVING N 10 KT. WITHIN 420 NM NE AND 180 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 30N136W TO 48N145W TO
49N152W TO 40N163W TO 30N163W TO 30N136W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 39N155W 986 MB.
WITHIN 600 NM NE AND 300 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM SW SEMICIRCLE AND 720
NM NE AND 900 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N151W 999 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT WITH NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 55N143W 1014 MB MOVING SE 30 KT. WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N139W 1008 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 52N128W 1014 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
AND 420 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. E OF A LINE FROM 46N128W TO
53N133W AREA OF NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT WITH NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 32N TO 38N W OF 170E AREA OF W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11
TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 43N175W 1003 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 45N171W
NOTED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 60N168W 991 MB. BETWEEN 300 NM AND 720
NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM E OF A LINE FROM THE LOW TO 52N152W TO 30N141W AND
WITHIN 240 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 44N177E 994 MB. FROM 40N TO 48N W OF
180W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N177W 992 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 120W AND 128W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 34N TO 43N
BETWEEN 148W AND 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 36N TO 50N BETWEEN 143W AND
160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 39N TO 54N BETWEEN 142W AND
155W AND N OF 61N BETWEEN ALASKA AND 171W.

.HIGH 43N135W 1032 MB MOVING SE 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N131W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 51N155W 1028 MB MOVING NE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 53N143W 1032 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 54N137W 1034 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 55N164W 1006 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 1800 UTC FRI DEC 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT DEC 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN DEC 28.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 12N87W TO 08N93W...
INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT. FROM 08N TO 13N BETWEEN 98W AND 104W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N92W TO
09N97W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT. FROM 07N TO 10N BETWEEN 97W AND 102W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11N BETWEEN 86W AND 89W...
INCLUDING IN GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11N BETWEEN 86W AND 89W...
INCLUDING IN GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT. FROM 09N TO 10N BETWEEN 99W AND 103W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.

.COLD FRONT FROM 28N110W TO 26N112W TO 23N120W TO 23N127W. N OF
27N W OF 135W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 22N WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NW AND N
SWELL...HIGHEST NE PART.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 27N W OF 135W SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 23N TO 27N BETWEEN 116W
AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N W OF 136W SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.

.FROM 05N TO 10N W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC FRI DEC 26...

SURFACE TROUGH ALONG 105W/106W FROM 8N TO 12N. NUMEROUS STRONG
FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 104W AND 108W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 104W AND 107W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 06N77W TO 04N81W TO 05N86W. ITCZ FROM 05N86W
TO 07N105W TO 06N112W BEYOND 05N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG FROM 04N TO 05N BETWEEN 79W AND 83W...AND FROM
06N TO 07N BETWEEN 107W AND 111W.

.FORECASTER MT. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW N OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 34N154W. COLD FRONT FROM 30N144W TO
24N146W TO 18N149W THENCE A STATIONARY FRONT TO 13N155W COLD
FRONT MOVING E 20 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N
OF 25N BETWEEN FRONT AND 164W...AND E OF FRONT N OF 24N.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT N OF 24N.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT S OF 24N. SEE
LATEST FZPN01 KWBC BULLETIN FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS SYSTEM N OF
30N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 24N145W TO 13N152W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 26N BETWEEN 150W AND
161W...AND N OF 24N E OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N142W TO NEW LOW 28N142W 1008 MB
TO 23N141W TO 14N150W. MAINLY S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 23N E OF FRONT AND LOW.

.WEAK COLD FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 25N169E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 26N166E TO 24N160E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 27N177W TO 22N160E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT N
OF 27N.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 16N W OF 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 17N W OF
172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 17N W OF
171E.

.HIGH 25N180E 1017 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
20N168W TO 15N157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 26N177W 1017 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25N164W 1017 MB.

.HIGH 29N171E 1017 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
26N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 21N140W TO 14N150W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 11 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N144W TO 26N146W TO 25N160W
TO 30N170W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS S OF 21N E OF 166W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 14 FT N OF OF A LINE FROM 30N141W
TO 25N159W TO 30N163W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS S OF A LINE FROM 25N140W TO
20N160W TO 00N180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 24N140W TO
29N145W TO 24N152W TO 30N157W. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT N OF 29N BETWEEN
178W AND 167E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N
OF LINE FROM 20N140W TO 20N155W TO 30N166W TO 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N160E TO 10N160W TO 02N180E TO
04N160E TO 20N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 04N W OF 174E.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 08N155W...AND FROM 09N160W TO 04N172W TO
01N179E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM N OF ITCZ E OF
155W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF ITCZ W OF 172W.

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.


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