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HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC THU MAR 26 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 53N160W 980 MB MOVING W AT 10 KT.  WITHIN 360 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ALSO OVER ICE FREE FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 540 NM W AND SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N162W 983 MB. WITHIN 480 NM E QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N165W 984 MB. WITHIN 540 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 44N178E 985 MB MOVING E 25 KT. WITHIN 660 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM W OF A FRONT EXTENDING FROM LOW
CENTER TO 42N172W TO 30N177W AND WITHIN 420 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N170W 979 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM S
AND SE AND 360 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 48N159W 981 MB. EXCEPT WHERE NOTED
ABOVE WITHIN 780 NM S AND 540 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N152W 978 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 580 NM S AND 660 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 960 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 58N153W 984 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 600 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 35N W OF 175E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 43N TO 50N
BETWEEN 126W AND 133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 57N BETWEEN 168W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 36N129W 1025 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH NEAR 31N154W 1027 MB MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N141W 1031 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N136W 1032 MB.

.HIGH NEAR 56N174E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N168E 1029 MB.

.FORECASTER SOMMERVILLE/VUKITS. 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 THU MAR 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI MAR 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT MAR 28.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.27 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
16.5N94.5W TO 14N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 13N BETWEEN
93.5W AND 96.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W
TO 13.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER
SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N95.5W TO 11.5N97.5W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 07N TO 14N
BETWEEN 91W AND 108W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MERGING NE AND SW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 22.5N TO 27N BETWEEN 115W AND 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.FROM 08N TO 15N BETWEEN W OF 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN MIXED NE WIND WAVE AND S TO SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 20N W OF 136W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 15N BETWEEN 118W AND
137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED S AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 21N W OF 136W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 08N TO 25N W OF 128W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW...S AND NE SWELL.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N139W TO 29N140W. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
120 NM SE OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. NW
OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N134W TO 25N140W.
NW OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED FROM 30N131W TO 24N140W.
NW OF FRONTAL REMNANTS WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST...EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...W OF LINE FROM
30N120W TO 23N128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW
AND S SWELL.

.S OF 12N BETWEEN 92W TO 120W AND S OF 08N W OF 120W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW SWELL. S OF 00N BETWEEN 82W
AND 92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 12.5N BETWEEN 92W AND 132W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL. S OF 02N BETWEEN 85W AND 92W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN 95W AND 100W AND FROM
06N TO 12N BETWEEN 100W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN SW SWELL.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF
TROUGH FROM 06N90W TO 05N102W.

CONVECTION VALID 2130 UTC THU MAR 26...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
WEAK TROUGH FROM 06N90W TO 05N102W TO 05N113W...THEN ITCZ FROM
05N113W TO 08N135W TO 07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG FROM
05N TO 12N BETWEEN 116W AND 129W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 90
NM EITHER SIDE OF MONSOON TROUGH BETWEEN 100W AND 106W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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