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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2345 UTC MON FEB 19 2018

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC FEB 19.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 20.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 21.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 59N175E 958 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 35N177W
TO 53N166W. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 21 TO 33 FT. WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. ALSO WITHIN 660 NM E AND
NE...540 NM SE...AND 780 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE
OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL NW OF AREA. OVER FORECAST WATERS N AND
NW OF A LINE FROM 58N178E TO 60N168W SW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
IN ICE FREE WATERS 13 TO 26 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS N OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 31N TO 45N E OF 131W N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO
27 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 51N E OF 134W N TO NW WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 119W AND 126W N TO NW
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 38N125W BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 40N165E 995 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
240 NM NE...540 NM SE...480 NM S AND SW...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 45N173E 996 MB
AND A SECOND NEW CENTER 51N175E 992 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S
SEMICIRCLE OF FIRST CENTER WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF FIRST CENTER...EXCEPT 420 NM SE
QUADRANT OF FIRST CENTER...AND WITHIN 600 NM E AND NE...720 NM
SE...AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS OF SECOND CENTER WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 54N177W 1002 MB.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM NE...360 NM SE...300 NM
SW...AND 420 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS 11 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 34N160E 1009 MB. N OF 30N WITHIN 180 NM SE
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N171E 1012 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
CENTER TO 36N170E TO 33N160E. WITHIN 300 NM E AND NE
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM E AND S OF FRONT S OF 36N WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 143W AND 160W E TO SE WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 147W AND 162W E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 154W AND 163W E WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 31N164W 1012 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N
TO 37N BETWEEN 146W AND 167W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MEAN CENTER 48N166E 1012 MB.
WITHIN 240 NM E SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 49N156E 997 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 56N137W 1022 MB MOVING SE 25 KT. BETWEEN 90 NM AND 300 NM S
AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N129W 1016 MB. WITHIN 420 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N125W 1018 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW...AND 360
NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.LOW 50N153W 1023 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. WITHIN 420 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N147W 1029 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.LOW 32N177E 1013 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. N OF 30N WITHIN 300 NM E
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 31N178W 1014 MB. N OF 30N WITHIN 180 NM OF
LOW CENTER WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N177W 1018 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N SEMICIRCLE
WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 59N148W 1024 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W AND
SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N129W 1026 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 35N TO 54N
BETWEEN 144W AND 158W...AND WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE OF A LINE FROM
55N168W TO 62N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 180 NM OF 48N145W...AND WITHIN
240 NM OF 47N174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM OF 47N152W...AND WITHIN
180 NM E AND NE OF A LINE FROM 41N167W TO 56N166W TO 62N174W.

.HIGH 42N141W 1040 MB MOVING S 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N140W 1036 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 57N153W 1030 MB DRIFTING SE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 44N159W 1033 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 49N158W 1038 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 50N149W 1042 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N172E 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N176W 1033 MB.

.FORECASTER MILLS. 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 MON FEB 19.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE FEB 20.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED FEB 21.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.GULF OF CALIFORNIA COLD FRONT FROM 31N113W TO 29N115W TO
25N125W. S OF FRONT TO 29N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.GULF OF CALIFORNIA 06 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N112.5W
TO 26N115W TO 23N125W. S OF FRONT TO 29N SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.GULF OF CALIFORNIA 12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31N112W TO
26N112W TO 22N125W. GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF FRONT NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.GULF OF CALIFORNIA 24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM
28N110W TO 21N125W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 31N113W TO 29N115W TO 25N125W. N OF FRONT NW TO
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF
125W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 13N TO 18N W
OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 28N110W TO 21N125W.
FROM 13N TO 28N W OF 130W...AND FROM 14N TO 22N BETWEEN 120W AND
130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF
A LINE FROM 27N115W TO 23N116W TO 20N118W TO 17N122W TO 08N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL...
EXCEPT 12 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL N OF 26N BETWEEN 117W AND 131W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 12N TO A LINE FROM
23N130W TO 27N140W...AND N OF 14N TO A LINE FROM 14N118W TO
23N130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE
AND NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N118W TO 20N112W TO
14N120W TO 10N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL.

.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N89W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 90W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 91...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 90W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09.5 TO 11.5N BETWEEN 86W AND 93W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 06N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE W
GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 05N BETWEEN 79.5W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE
W GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 06N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE W
GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 1800 UTC MON FEB 19...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
A SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS SW FROM 06N77W TO 07N90W TO 03N100W.
THE ITCZ CONTINUES FROM 03N100W TO 06N120W TO 07N130W TO
07N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION IS NOTED.

.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC FEB 19 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 20 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 21 2018.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 25N169E TO 20N160E MOVING E 15 KT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 27N177W TO 24N179W TO
19N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 176W AND 180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO A TROUGH FROM 30N178W TO
25N177W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH FROM 30N159W TO 25N158W TO 19N155W MOVING W SLOWLY. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT E OF A LINE FROM 11N146W TO 26N157W TO
30N157W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 17N TO 24N BETWEEN 146W
AND 154W...AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH N OF 24N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 27N160W 1012 MB. TROUGH FROM 30N161W
TO LOW TO 23N160W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT E OF A LINE FROM 12N147W TO
27N157W...AND N OF 27N E OF 161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N164W 1015 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
25N161W TO 21N154W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF 148W BETWEEN 11N
AND 20N. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT E OF A LINE FROM 20N154W TO
30N159W.

.TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 01N166E NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 10N W OF 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N173W TO 26N176W TO 23N175E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
ERODING FROM W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 17 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N177W TO 26N178E TO 22N171E
TO 24N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N175W TO
26N179W TO 19N170E TO 16N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM
09N147W TO 14N148W TO 24N157W...AND N OF 24N BETWEEN 143W AND
163W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 17N TO 24N BETWEEN 166W AND 174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT FROM 27N TO 30N BETWEEN 154W
AND 159W. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 29N177W TO 29N177E
TO 26N172E TO 26N167E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 09N140W TO 09N148W TO 26N160W TO 26N164W TO 18N170W TO
11N174W TO 09N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 10N140W TO
12N149W TO 20N154W TO 22N160W TO 10N174W TO 09N175E. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N175E 09N175E 11N162E 07N160E 16N160E
20N167E 30N175E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 08N158W TO 09N164W TO 08N169W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05N TO 15N E OF 165W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.


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