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FZPN03 KNHC 160939
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC WED APR 16 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC WED APR 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU APR 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI APR 18.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC STORM WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W N TO NE
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 11N
BETWEEN 92W AND 98W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE 16N95W TO
15N95W TO 14N96W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
11N99W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA N OF 19N BETWEEN 92W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO
9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 09N
BETWEEN 92W AND 100W  WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 12N BETWEEN 95W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN 105W AND 107W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 19N140W TO 12N125W TO
06N124W TO 08N140W TO 19N140W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 10N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NW AND SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.S OF 00N W OF 105W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT MIXED NW
AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 02N BETWEEN 105W AND
125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NW AND
SW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 118W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC WED APR 16...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N85W TO 10N88W TO 04N98W. ITCZ FROM
03N107W TO 05N125W TO 05N135W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM
S OF MONSOON TROUGH AXIS BETWEEN 80W AND 90W. SCATTERED MODERATE
WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ AXIS BETWEEN 125W AND 130W.
$$

.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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