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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1745 UTC THU JAN 29 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC JAN 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 31.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 36N162W 1001 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 360 NM N AND 480 NM
S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N157W 988 MB. WITHIN 360 NM NW...480 NM
NE...1020 NM SE AND 600 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8
TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 50N BETWEEN 134W AND 161W WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N156W 960 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S SEMICIRCLE
AND 480 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM N AND 780 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT. ALSO WITHIN 1020 NM N AND 1140 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 37N160E 1009 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. FROM 34N TO 46N W OF 170E
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N165E 1000 MB. WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW
CENTER WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 40N
TO 57N W OF 174E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ALSO FROM
40N TO 59N W OF 180W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA NEAR 55N168E 1007 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND SW QUADRANT WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 43N167W 996 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. WITHIN 780 NM NW...960 NM N
AND 1020 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 960 NM N SEMICIRCLE...AND WITHIN 240 NM SE AND
1140 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N164W 997 MB. WITHIN 900 NM NW...1260 NM
N AND 660 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
ELSWHERE FROM 30N TO 58N BETWEEN 161W AND 180W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 45N156W
ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 46N TO 57N W OF 176E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVED N OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW W OF AREA NEAR 32N159E 1008 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FROM 30N TO
34N W OF 171E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 33N166E 1008 MB. FROM 30N TO 40N W OF 175E
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 40N W
OF 180W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 32N170E 1008 MB. FROM 30N TO 44N W OF 180W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF A LINE FROM 58N158W TO 58N169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 57N158W TO 58N166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 58N158W TO 57N170W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 360 NM E OF A FRONT FROM 45N139W TO 30N152W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 47N TO 55N BETWEEN 128W AND 139W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE FROM 30N TO 57N
BETWEEN 127W AND 170W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED BELOW.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 43N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W N TO NW
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 43N BETWEEN 118W AND 128W N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 37N TO 46N BETWEEN 140W AND 151W AND WITHIN 120 NM SE OF A
LINE FROM 47N140W TO 52N134W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 51N BETWEEN 135W AND
142W.

.HIGH 51N136W 1022 MB MOVING NE 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 45N130W 1026 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 47N127W 1024 MB.

.HIGH 35N131W 1025 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N133W 1024 MB.

.HIGH 57N179E 1041 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 59N174W 1040 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. 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 1200 UTC THU JAN 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI JAN 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT JAN 31.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W TO 13N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 14N BETWEEN 90W AND 102W AND
FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN 102W AND 115W AND FROM 07N TO 15N
BETWEEN 115W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE
OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W TO 13N98W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 13N BETWEEN 92W AND
105W SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W TO 13N97W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 24 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 13N BETWEEN 94W
AND 105W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 87W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.ELSEWHERE FROM 08N TO 12N
BETWEEN 87W AND 90W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 87W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 06N TO
11N BETWEEN 87W AND 92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 88W NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 08N TO 11N BETWEEN 88W AND 90W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 11N BETWEEN 86W AND 89W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 79W AND 80W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 20N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 18N W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 120W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC THU JAN 29...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 02N91W TO 07N130W TO 07N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT
CONVECTION.

.FORECASTER DGS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC JAN 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT APPROACHING AREA FROM THE W. SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT NW OF
LINE 30N169E 25N160E...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE
30N170E 24N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 29N167E 1013 MB. FRONT 30N167E THROUGH
LOW TO 25N166E 21N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NW OF LINE 30N172E
24N168E 28N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 28N169E 1010 MB. FRONT 30N170E THROUGH LOW
TO 21N160E. SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 250 NM SE OF LOW
AND FRONT N OF 26N.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N152W 24N158W. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 250 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE 30N160W
26N176W 30N179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH NEW FRONT MOVING FROM THE
NW. MERGED FRONT 30N151W 25N154W 18N160W. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 330 NM SE OF FRONT 26N...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE 30N141W 24N148W 30N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N146W 21N155W. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 28N E OF 145W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ITCZ 07N140W 05N150W 03N160W 04N180W 02N160E. SCATTERED STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM N OF ITCZ W OF 175E...ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.RIDGE 28N140W 21N155W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 24N160W 24N170W 26N180W 30N176E MOVING S 10 KT.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BOUNDED 25N170E 20S170W 05N170E 10N160E
25N170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 18N TO 13N BETWEEN
175W AND 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 09N E OF 150W.

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE 30N165W 27N170W 30N179E AND NW OF
LINE 25N160E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N140W
05N160W 04N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N155W 25N165W
30N180W AND N OF 27N W OF 167E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF
05N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N150W 25N165W
30N175W...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N140W 05N170W
05N175E 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 19N TO 06N E OF 160W.

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

$$
.HONOLULU HI.



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