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FZPN03 KNHC 172141
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC TUE JAN 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC TUE JAN 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED JAN 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU JAN 19.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 10N TO 15N W OF 129W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT. FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 121W AND 129W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 21N140W TO 18.5N125W
TO 16N114W TO 12N116W TO 06.5N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 17N W OF 134W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 125W AND 134W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
20N140W TO 16N118W TO 13N119W TO 06N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 14N W OF 135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 18N140W TO 13N127W
TO 05N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND
NW SWELL.

.N OF 29.5N W OF 138.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT JUST NW OF AREA. NW OF LINE FROM
30N130W TO 27N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N120W TO 27N128W THEN
STATIONARY TO 28.5N140W. N OF 28.5N E OF FRONT TO 118W SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 30N118W TO
25.5N130W TO 23.5N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN
NW SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12.5N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 11.5N E OF 89W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MERGING NE AND SW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29.5N S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2130 UTC TUE JAN 17...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 05N77W TO 00.5N84W TO 05.5N93.5W TO
02.5N101W. ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 02.5N101W TO 02N107W TO 08N122W TO
07N130W TO 06.5N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN
210 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 113W AND 130W. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY
NUMEROUS STRONG FROM 11.5N TO 16N BETWEEN 110W AND 120W.

$$

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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