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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC MON DEC 29 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC DEC 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 31.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 46N157E 957 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NE
QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. ALSO FROM 33N TO
48N W OF 165E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE W
OF A LINE FROM FROM 30N168E TO 40N169E TO 47N168E TO 51N161E
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N162E 948 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 28 TO 38 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N163E 950 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 54N162E
TO 54N168E TO 50N175E TO 40N178E TO 30N174E. WITHIN 300 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 26 TO 36 FT. ALSO WITHIN 360 NM
S AND SW QUADRANTS...AND 180 NM E AND N OF FRONT N OF 48N WINDS
35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT...EXCEPT WITH FRONT SEAS 13 TO 22
FT. ALSO N OF 36N W OF 173E...AND 360 NM E AND N OF FRONT WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 22 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 43N163W 987 MB MOVING N 25 KT. WITHIN 360 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 46N
BETWEEN 155W AND 173W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N160W 984 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN LOW 53N161W 985 MB. FROM
57N TO 61N BETWEEN 143W AND 152W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO
23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N164W 985 MB. N OF A LINE FROM 47N138W
TO 47N155W TO 48N161W...AND WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N172W 988 MB. N OF A LINE FROM 59N148W
TO 56N139W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 19 FT. ALSO WITHIN 420
NM SE AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS...AND FROM 50N TO 57N BETWEEN 160W
AND 150W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 56N178W 983 MB MOVING NW 25 KT. WITHIN 300 NM NE SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED NW OF AREA WITH CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 39N TO 49N W OF 177E AREA OF NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11
TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 40N TO 47N BETWEEN 173W AND 175E AREA OF
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N164W 997 MB MOVING NW 25 KT. FRONT FROM LOW TO 55N158W
TO 45N152W. WITHIN 360 NM NE AND 600 NM E QUADRANTS AND 600 NM E
OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 57N164W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 42N TO 46N BETWEEN 129W AND 124W AREA OF
NE TO N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 32N TO 39N BETWEEN 121W AND 127W AREA OF
NE TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ALSO W OF 120W AND
FROM 30N TO 45N E OF 130W AREA OF WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 154W AND 160W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 42N148W 1003 MB MOVING N 10 KT. FROM 45N TO 39N BETWEEN
151W AND 137W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.E OF A LINE FROM 53N135W TO 45N129W AREA OF WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 36N TO 54N
BETWEEN 138W AND 157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 35N TO 56N BETWEEN 138W AND
153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 240 NM E OF A LINE FROM
55N141W TO 38N152W.

.HIGH 31N165E 1025 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N176E 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N170W 1021 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 51N147W 1033 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 48N130W 1040 MB.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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 0600 UTC MON DEC 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE DEC 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED DEC 31.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 20N W OF 135W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING LOW PRES NEAR 27N138W 1010 MB. N
OF 25N BETWEEN 131W AND 138W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N130W TO 15N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N W OF 132W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 15N W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

.WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 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 0900 UTC MON DEC 29...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH 08N83W TO 07N94W. ITCZ FROM 07N94W TO 06N115W TO
08N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION.

.FORECASTER DG. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC DEC 29 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 30 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 31 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT FAR W OF AREA MOVING RAPIDLY E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT JUST W OF FORECAST WATERS. S TO SW
WINDS 25 TO 45 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N W OF 166E. WINDS
20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N171E TO 26N170E TO
25N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 27N168E TO 25N160E. S TO
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 24N180E TO 23N170E TO 22N160E. FRONT
MOVING E 25 KT N OF 24N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 162W AND
173W...AND WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT W OF 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 25N165W TO 21N174W TO
18N166E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 120 NM NW OF FRONT N OF 21N.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT W OF 174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 29N155W 1004 MB. FRONT FROM 30N155W
THROUGH LOW TO 24N154W TO 19N161W. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 153W AND 160W. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N150W TO 24N153W TO 22N157W TO
19N163W TO 30N164W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 28N143W 1008 MB MOVING E 10 KT. FRONT FROM 30N144W THROUGH
LOW TO 21N140W TO 15N145W TO 11N154W. FRONT MOVING E 10 KT
BETWEEN LOW AND 15N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF LOW AND FRONT N OF
21N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED E OF AREA. FRONT FROM 30N142W TO
28N140W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N145W TO 28N140W. E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF FRONT.

.TROUGH FROM 04N160E TO 02N171E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 05N W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 20N W OF 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 05N
TO 20N W OF 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT 05N TO 16N BETWEEN
170W AND 170E.

.HIGH 24N162W 1016 MB MOVING ENE 15 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
30N153W...FROM HIGH TO 18N148W...AND FROM HIGH TO 23N175W MOVING
E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N179E TO 28N172W MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 13 FT N OF 26N E OF 151W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE
N OF 17N E OF 153W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N162W TO
20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 23N BETWEEN 153W AND 161W...AND
FROM 03N TO 18N W OF 157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF A LINE FROM 30N158W TO
24N167W TO 18N173W TO 03N173W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 23N E OF
149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 21N BETWEEN 151W AND
172W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 27N E OF 144W. N OF 28N W OF
177E...AND FROM 04N TO 21N BETWEEN 164W AND 170E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
FROM 10N TO 19N W OF 170E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 06N160W TO 03N175E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS S OF 05N BETWEEN 178W AND 170E...AND ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.



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