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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC THU FEB 11 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 11.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 12.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 13.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 41N161E 977 MB MOVING E 25 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
420 NM W SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT. ALSO
WITHIN 540 NM N QUADRANT AND FROM 30N TO 41N BETWEEN 160E AND
174E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N174E 976 MB. WITHIN 540 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 30N BETWEEN
160E AND A LINE FROM 46N173E TO THE LOW TO 40N176W WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N174W 975 MB. FROM 30N TO 45N BETWEEN
160E AND 170W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 25 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 51N140W 984 MB. WITHIN 120 NM N OF A
LINE FROM 51N135W TO 49N128W WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20
FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 720 NM SE...420 NM NE
AND 540 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N141W 981 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N143W 983 MB. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 240 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
300 NM E SEMICIRCLE...ALSO N OF 58N BETWEEN 143W AND 152W WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 43N156W 980 MB MOVING E 25 KT.
WITHIN 420 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 24 TO
36 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 30N WITHIN 660 NM SW AND 1080 NM SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 30 FT...HIGHEST NEAR
34N153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N143W 992 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 52N146W 976 MB MOVING NW 20 KT WILL TURN W AFTER 12 HOURS.
WITHIN 480 NM NE AND 600 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
12 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N155W 990 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N AND
NW OF A LINE FROM THE LOW TO 56N150W TO 60N141W WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 44N172E 984 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 45N166E
TO THE LOW TO 39N178E. WITHIN 240 NM N AND E OF THE FRONT WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 960 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N175E 977 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
46N W OF 172E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 45N174W
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N161W 974 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 300 NM W
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
720 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N162W 988 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N174W 981 MB. FROM 30N TO 39N
BETWEEN 168W AND 177W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 900 NM SE AND 240 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 50N165W 972 MB. N
OF 30N WITHIN 300 NM E AND SE OF A LINE FROM 49N153W TO 41N154W
TO 30N170W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
1200 NM SE AND 240 NM NE QUADRANTS 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 59N W OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 46N155W 979 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. EXCEPT WHERE DESCRIBED IN
WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE...WITHIN 360 NM E QUADRANT WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N151W 990 MB. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE
WITH LOW 45N143W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 57N W OF
168W AREA OF E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 54N W OF 167W E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
WITHIN THE REGION BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 45N173W TO 32N172W TO
35N159W TO 45N173W...ALSO WITHIN 120 NM OF 47N129W AND 37N128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 35N TO 46N BETWEEN 147W AND
162W.

.HIGH 32N128W 1023 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 35N133W DESCRIBED BELOW.

.HIGH 37N127W 1023 MB MOVING SE 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N125W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 35N133W DESCRIBED BELOW.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 30N142W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N133W 1027 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 0000 UTC THU FEB 11.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI FEB 12.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 13.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N96.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N96.5W TO
08N101W AND FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN 93W AND 104W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. REMAINDER AREA S OF 14N BETWEEN
93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
14N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 13N96W AND FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN 93W AND 95W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER AREA S OF 14N
BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
12.5N96.5W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER
AREA S OF 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO 09.5N88W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 11N88W TO 08N90W TO 07N93W
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. N OF 11N E OF 91W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT. REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 14N93W TO 11N86W TO
03N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE... SW
AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO
10N87W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 12N87W TO
07N93W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER AREA
BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 14N93W TO 11N86W TO 02N93W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO
09N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 14N93W TO
11N86W TO 01N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO 02N83W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 07N80W TO 05N81W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 30N131W TO 26N140W...AND COLD FRONT
APPROACH 30N140W. W OF LINE FROM 30N134W TO 24N140W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST SEAS AT
30N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED...COLD FRONT FROM 30N136W TO
26N140W. W OF A LINE FROM 30N125W TO 14N131W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST SEAS AT
29N139W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. W OF A LINE FROM
30N116W TO 15N112W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL HIGHEST SEAS N OF 26N W OF 135W.

.FROM 07N TO 10N W OF 133W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY LINE FROM 19N140W TO
23N130W TO 14N110W TO 03.4S110W TO 05N140W TO 19N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 14N W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 15N W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 13 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL...HIGHEST SEAS FROM 06N TO
15N W OF 136W.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0300 UTC THU FEB 11...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM 03N89W TO 07N110W TO 03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 06N86W TO 07N114W.

.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 11 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 12 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 13 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 21N160E MOVING E 15 KT. ANOTHER FRONT
FROM 30N168E TO 25N160E MOVING E 30 KT AND WILL MERGE WITH FIRST
FRONT. SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 29N173W TO 28N173E TO 26N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N179W TO 18N160E. WINDS 20 TO 35
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N170W TO 23N180E TO
27N172E TO 25N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 22N180E TO 14N160E. S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 35 KT WITHIN 420 NM E OF FRONT N OF 24N. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF LINE FROM 30N176W TO
06N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 24N157W TO 24N160W TO 30N172W MOVING ESE
SLOWLY E OF 157W...MOVING ENE 25 KT W OF 168W...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N
OF LINE FROM 29N140W TO 27N146W TO 29N154W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 24N154W TO 24N162W TO
28N166W. ASSOCIATED WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST
AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 25N146W.

.TROUGH FROM 26N140W TO 19N149W MOVING WNW SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH N OF 25N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 26N140W TO 20N151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 24N172W 1018 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
21N175E TO 22N167E...AND FROM HIGH TO 22N155W TO 27N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. NEW HIGH 28N153W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED N OF AREA.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 11N E OF 170W...AND FROM
03N TO 05N BETWEEN 159W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 10N E OF
174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE FROM
13N150W TO 08N171W TO 04N175W...AND FROM 02N TO 04N BETWEEN 162W
AND 170W.

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

.SEAS 18 TO 23 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N145W TO
23N155W TO 24N160W TO 29N167W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE FROM 30N140W TO 19N152W TO 15N162W TO 15N167W TO 29N173W.
SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 28N180W TO
17N176W TO 10N171E TO 02N173E TO 00N179E. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N W OF 167E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N
OF LINE FROM 29N174W TO 25N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 23 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N
W OF 174E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N177E TO
25N170E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
28N170W TO 24N174E TO 18N160E. SEAS 18 TO 19 FT OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 27N E OF 150W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE
FROM 18N140W TO 11N145W TO 12N149W TO 12N164W. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT
FROM 05N TO 12N BETWEEN 154W AND 168W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE
E OF LINE FROM 30N170W TO 16N176W TO 08N171E TO 04N169E TO
00N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 21 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
LINE FROM 29N176W TO 27N179E TO 27N168E TO 29N163E. SEAS 12 TO
18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N169W TO 21N176E TO 18N170E TO
16N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N165W TO
15N172E TO 11N160E. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT E OF LINE FROM 30N143W TO
16N152W TO 09N153W TO 08N160W TO 03N160W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 30N153W TO 21N159W TO 13N178W TO
08N179E TO 01N176W TO 00N169W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 04N171E TO
00N180E.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 04N155W TO 02N170W TO 01N175W. ISOLATED TO
LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 06N BETWEEN 163W
AND 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF
ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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