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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC SAT DEC 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 29.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 54N169E 961 MB DRIFTING N. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 59N170E TO
61N180W TO 60N173W TO 55N171W TO 50N169W TO 45N167W TO 40N169W.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT W OF 173W AND 300
NM S QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 44N TO 59N W OF 179W...AND WITHIN 300 NM N AND E OF FRONT N
OF 48N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST NW OF AREA NEAR 56N169E 968 MB.
WITHIN 360 NM E AND 300 NM SE QUADRANTS...AND FROM 44N TO 50N W
OF 167E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA NEAR 59N168E 985 MB. FROM 36N
TO 49N BETWEEN 180W AND 162E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N173W 995 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
30N WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 780 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N167W 976 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT. ALSO E OF 180W
WITHIN 540 NM SE AND 600 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 41N167E 1002 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N177W 983 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND 300 NM
E AND 240 NM NE QUADRANTS WIND 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N179E 984 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 36N155W 986 MB DRIFTING NE. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 30N
WITHIN 420 NM W AND SW...720 NM E AND 480 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 46N BETWEEN
164W AND 139W...AND FROM 46N TO 51N BETWEEN 162W AND 148W WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N153W 990 MB. WITHIN 420 NM W AND
SW...AND 240 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21
FT. .48 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED BY LOW 46N167W.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 55N134W 1008 MB MOVING SE 25 KT. WITHIN 300 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL INLAND. E OF A LINE FROM 54N137W TO
45N130W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E OF A LINE FROM 53N134W TO 48N131W TO 45N129W
 AREA OF NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 50N158W 998 MB. FRONT FROM 63N173W TO
60N170W TO 53N160W TO LOW CENTER...THEN TO 44N156W. WITHIN 300
NM NE OF FRONT N OF 53N...AND ELSEWHERE WITH 360 NM NE OF
LOW...AND WITHIN 420 NM E OF A LINE FROM 50N158W TO 43N150W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 46N TO 60N BETWEEN 155W
AND 138W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 62N W OF 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 33N TO 45N
BETWEEN 144W AND 157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 36N TO 54N BETWEEN 141W AND
160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 38N TO 56N BETWEEN 140W AND
159W.

.HIGH 42N133W 1030 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 52N149W 1030 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 55N141W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N163E 1025 MB.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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 SAT DEC 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN DEC 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON DEC 29.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 10N TO 11N W OF 89W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 92W AND
105W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 04N TO 11N BETWEEN 95W AND 100W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.N OF 27N W OF 136W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N W OF 136W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 22N W OF 135W SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC SAT DEC 27...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 06N77W TO 8N85W TO 07N89W. ITCZ FROM 08N89W
07N125W 05N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 180
NM N OF AXIS FROM 93W TO 107W.

.FORECASTER DGS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC DEC 27 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 28 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 29 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N144W 20N147W 10N157W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25
KT N OF LINE 30N140W 20N146W 30N145W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N144W 20N146W 12N154W. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT N OF LINE 28N140W 22N146W 30N145W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 28N143W 1008 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO
25N141W 14N150W. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT E OF LOW AND FRONT N OF 21N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 29N142W 1008 MB. FRONT 22N140W 15N147W.
GALES MOVED E OF AREA. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N165E 27N166E MOVING SE 15 KT. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 90 NM SE OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N179E 25N170E 21N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25
KT N OF LINE 30N175W 28N175E 30N165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N163W 24N180W 22N160E. N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM NW OF FRONT.

.ITCZ 05N140W 07N155W 01N180W. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150
NM N OF ITCZ W OF 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN
90 NM OF ITCZ.

.HIGH 25N178E 1019 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. RIDGES 14N154W THROUGH
HIGH TO 23N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 24N179W 1017 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25N161W 1016 MB.

.RIDGE 19N140W 14N150W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.NW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE 30N152W 26N157W 22N163W
30N165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF LINE 30N153W
29N154W 30N156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 200 NM OF LINE 14N170W 11N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 05N W OF
170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20N TO 05N W OF
180W.

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE FROM 30N143W 26N155W 30N165W...SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 26N140W 07N167W 00N170W 00N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N140W 24N155W
30N160W...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF 165W. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT NW OF LINE 30N170W 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 20N TO
02N W OF 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF 15N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT W OF LINE 30N160W 20N175E 10N165W 00N180W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINES 30N145W 26N147W
AND 30N149W 28N150W.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.


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