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FZPN03 KNHC 240241
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON APR 24 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC MON APR 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE APR 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED APR 26.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.03 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W TO
13.5N95.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. FROM 12N TO 13.5N BETWEEN 95W AND 97W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 95W AND 97.5W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND SW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF LINE FROM 30N117W TO 27N120W TO
22N123W TO 14N133W TO 10N133W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN NW SWELL...EXCEPT MIXED NW AND NE SWELL S OF 20N. FROM 00N
TO 11N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W...AND FROM 03N TO 10N W OF 130W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL. S
OF 11N BETWEEN 107W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT
IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN 130W AND LINE FROM 29.5N115W TO
25N114W TO 20N118W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NE. FROM 06N TO 20N W OF 118W AND FROM 20N TO
24N W OF 130W...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW
AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N E OF 122W TO BAJA CALIFORNIA
PENINSULA...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. FROM 25N TO
27N WITHIN 120 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 18N BETWEEN 110W AND 126W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF
AREA S OF 20N AND W OF LINE FROM 18N111W TO 07N130W TO 09N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29.5N SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29.5N SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 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 0200 UTC MON APR 24...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 05N85W TO 07N104W TO 08N117W TO 05N132W TO
BEYOND 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION
NOTED WITHIN 120 NM OF AXIS BETWEEN 85W AND 99W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG NOTED WITHIN 180 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 106W
AND 121W...AND WITHIN 90 NM N AND 180 NM S OF AXIS BETWEEN 120W
AND 137W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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