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HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC FRI FEB 12 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 41N174E 976 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 600 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 30N W OF 171E...ALSO FROM 30N TO 41N BETWEEN 171E
AND 177W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 25 FT...HIGHEST SW OF LOW
CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N174W 974 MB. FROM 30N TO 45N BETWEEN
160E AND 170W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 660 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N169W 980 MB. WITHIN 600 NM E QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N141W 984 MB MOVING NW 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
540 NM NE AND 240 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO
21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
11 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N147W 987 MB. N OF 56N BETWEEN 137W AND
148W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 45N144W 992 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 480 NM SW AND 600 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 720 NM S QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 43N TO 49N BETWEEN 129W
AND 140W WINDS AREA OF SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 47N178W 972 MB. WITHIN 780 NM W
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N176W 984 MB. WITHIN 600 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM S
AND SW SEMICIRCLES AND FROM 30N TO 34N BETWEEN 178E AND 170W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 50N162W 979 MB. N OF 30N WITHIN 300 NM
SE OF A LINE FROM 46N147W TO 30N170W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10
TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1200 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N161W 980 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND E OF A
LINE FROM 45N140W TO 45N150W TO 30N162W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM E AND 180 NM N QUADRANTS
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT...HIGHEST IN E QUADRANT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 54N137W 996 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S AND SE
SEMICIRCLES...ALSO OVER FORECAST WATERS NE AND E OF A LINE FROM
53N133W TO 48N128W TO 44N128W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 39N TO 46N BETWEEN 128W AND 140W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 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 56N155W 989 MB MOVING W 05 KT. WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 51N160W 988 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 300 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 56N W OF 167W AREA OF E TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 53N W OF 167W E TO NE WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 32N TO 37N BETWEEN 121W AND 124W AREA OF
N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 121W AND 128W N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW NW OF AREA 52N162E 983 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 39N W OF 169W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 42N TO 50N
BETWEEN 126W AND 131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM BETWEEN 172W AND A
LINE FROM 33N158W TO 41N164W TO 45N172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 34N TO 47N BETWEEN 145W AND
163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 540 NM SE AND S OF A LINE
FROM 52N134W TO 48N139W TO 48N151W TO 38N158W.

.HIGH 34N126W 1023 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH S OF AREA 28N152W 1022 MB MOVING NE 40 KT WILL SLOW AFTER
24 HOURS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N135W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N134W 1031 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 FRI FEB 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N96.5W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN
93W AND 101W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13N96.5W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. FROM 05N TO 09N
BETWEEN 93W AND 100W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
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.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 11N98W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. FROM
06N TO 10N BETWEEN 93W AND 107W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 13.5N96W TO 11N99W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N87.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 12N87W TO 09N91W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER
AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 15N93W TO 11N86W TO 00N93W TO 15N93W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 14N93W TO
11N86W TO 03.4S93W TO 14N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 07N91W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 13N93W TO
11N86W TO 03.4S93W TO 13N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N88W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT. WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 13N88W TO 12N87W NE
WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE AREA BOUNDED BY A
LINE FROM 13N93W TO 11N86W TO 05N93W TO 13N93W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 08.5N79.5W TO 03N83W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO 04N82W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N134W TO 27N140W. W OF LINE FROM 30N132W TO
18N138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. FROM 06N TO 10N W OF 135W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N125W TO 17N128W TO
15N110W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. W OF LINE FROM 30N121W
TO 05N135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N119W TO 13N110W TO 03.4S110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 124W AND 132W NE
WINDS20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
30N119W TO 15N108W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0300 UTC FRI FEB 12...

.TROUGH FROM 05N115W TO 11N115W...ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
WITHIN 300 NM OF TROUGH.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM 05N87W TO 02N101W TO 06N112W THEN RESUMES FROM
07N120W TO 03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN
120 NM OF LINE FROM 05N87W TO 05N109W AND WITHIN 30 NM OF ITCZ
BETWEEN 120W AND 140W.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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