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HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC FRI DEC 02 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 02.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 03.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 04.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 57N139W 967 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 360 NM S QUADRANT
AND FROM 55N TO 59N BETWEEN 149W AND 156W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 39 FT...HIGHEST IN S QUADRANT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720
NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 32 FT. ALSO
N OF 44N E OF 126W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND WITH NEW LOW TO FORM 59N143W 991
MB. WITHIN 540 NM S AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N143W 1005 MB. WITHIN 480 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW W OF AREA 51N151E 958 MB MOVING E 15 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM
52N165E TO 48N167E TO 44N166E TO 39N165E TO 34N161E. WITHIN 300
NM E OF THE FRONT AND 780 NM SE QUADRANT OVER FORECAST WATERS
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST NW OF AREA 51N162E 981 MB. FRONT TO
EXTEND FROM 57N175E TO 52N179E TO 47N180W TO 41N176E TO 36N172E.
WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 540 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS...AND 300 NM E OF
THE FRONT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 32 FT...EXCEPT E OF THE
FRONT 12 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 51N174E 998 MB
AND SECOND CENTER NW OF AREA 60N179E 996 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND
FROM SECOND CENTER TO 57N176W TO 53N173W TO 45N175W TO 39N177W.
WITHIN 300 NM NE QUADRANT OF SECOND CENTER WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS OF
FIRST CENTER AND 300 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
12 TO 24 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N174W 1010 MB MOVING SE 30 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N153W 1016 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
56N143W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 360 NM W OF A FRONT FROM 38N154W TO 34N161W TO 30N165W N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 360 NM W OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
41N146W TO 36N155W TO 30N161W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 34N156W 1010 MB. WITHIN 360 NM NW
QUADRANT AND 300 NM N OF A LINE FROM LOW CENTER TO 38N150W TO
40N142W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY W OF THE ALASKAN COAST TO A
LINE FROM 57N162W TO 59N168W TO 62N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 62N AND
W OF THE ALASKAN COAST.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 119W AND 127W AREA OF N WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 32N TO 40N BETWEEN 123W AND 127W AREA OF
N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 38N BETWEEN 122W AND 125W AREA OF
N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 64N AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 37N TO 40N BETWEEN 145W AND 150W.

.HIGH 36N137W 1035 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N136W 1031 MB.

.HIGH 42N176E 1038 MB MOVING NE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N164W 1040 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 47N155W 1037 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 39N166E 1032 MB.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. 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 2.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT DEC  3.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN DEC  4.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. FROM 26N TO 29N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT N OF
28N.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.RIDGE FROM 30N132W TO 18N115W. N OF 27N BETWEEN 117W AND 127W NW
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N W OF
115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 17N TO
22N BETWEEN 132W AND 140W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 20N BETWEEN 120W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N133W TO 18N115W. FROM 29N TO 30N
BETWEEN 116W AND 118W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
FROM 18N TO 21N BETWEEN 135W AND 140W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N140W TO 30N115W TO
22N114W
TO 10N140W TO 30N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N128W TO 18N115W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 30N140W TO 30N115W TO 22N114W TO 08N140W TO 30N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2100 UTC FRI DEC 2...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS FROM 09N84W TO 10N125W...WHERE IT TRANSITIONS
TO THE ITCZ AND CONTINUES WEST TO 11N132W THEN TO BEYOND 10N140W.
NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION IS OBSERVED.

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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