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FZPN01 KWBC 032153 RRA
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC TUE MAR 03 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAR 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 05.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW W OF AREA NEAR 55N160E 987 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. FRONT
EXTENDS FROM 55N172E TO 46N175E TO 38N169E. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 540 NM SE QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 180 NM E AND NE OF FRONT
N OF 40N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
300 NM E AND NE OF FRONT AND WITHIN 720 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 60N175E 993 MB. BETWEEN 180 NM
AND 840 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26
FT. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 240 NM AND 480 NM E AND NE QUADRANTS AND
WITHIN 960 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH ONE CENTER INLAND NEAR
61N163W 1010 MB AND A SECOND LOW NEAR 53N156W 1011 MB. BETWEEN
240 NM AND 540 NM SW QUADRANT OF FIRST CENTER...AND WITHIN 720
NM SW QUADRANT OF SECOND CENTER WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20
FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 30N TO 32N BETWEEN 149W AND 160W AREA OF WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR LOW 31N151W 1014 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM
SE...300 NM SW...AND 720 NM NW QUADRANTS N OF 30N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N146W 1000 MB. WITHIN 300 NM W
SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM NE AND 360 NM SE QUADRANTS N OF 30N WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 33N TO 49N BETWEEN 166E AND 160E AREA OF
SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA 54N162E 986 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND
FROM 54N169E TO 50N171E TO 38N160E. WITHIN 360 NM NE AND E OF
THE FRONT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE FROM 56N160W TO
59N178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 58N160W TO 59N167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 31N118W 1012 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. FROM 30N TO 41N BETWEEN
124W AND 130W AREA OF N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 53N157W 1011 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 54N152W
TO 45N150W. WITHIN 180 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N147W 1009 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 49N158W 1015 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 600 NM NW AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 61N163W 1006 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 420 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. OVER ICE FREE WATERS SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED BY ANOTHER LOW OVER ALASKA WITH
ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE FROM
30N TO 35N BETWEEN 158W AND 170E AREA OF WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY 1 NM OR LESS FROM 40N TO 52N
BETWEEN 140W AND 152W...AND FROM 37N TO 52N BETWEEN 173E AND
176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM OF 48N137W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 40N TO 54N BETWEEN 166E AND
178E.

.HIGH 39N140W 1034 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N137W 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N131W 1026 MB.

.HIGH 38N179W 1037 MB NEARY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 44N177W BELOW.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N173E 1038 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N177W 1042 MB.

.FORECASTER REINHART. 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 TUE MAR 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED MAR 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAR 05.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 27N110W TO 22N111W TO 14N130W. N OF 26N BETWEEN
121W AND 125W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. FROM
08N TO 17N W OF 133W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N120W TO 22N115W TO 07N127W TO
07N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MERGING N AND S
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 25N108W TO 16N116W.
W OF LINE FROM 30N117W TO 18N116W TO 04N140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 07N TO 15N W OF 116W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.

.FROM 08N TO 12N E OF 93W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. FROM 06N TO 11N BETWEEN 93W
AND 109W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 93W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. FROM 07N TO
11N BETWEEN 92W AND 99W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.N OF 04N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W...INCLUDING GULF OF PANAMA...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 05N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING GULF
OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 98W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL.
.12 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 2100 UTC TUE MAR 3...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 04N86W TO LOW PRES 1007 MB NEAR 04.5N90.5W TO
06.5N107W TO 04.5N118W TO BEYOND 06N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE OF LOW NEAR 04.5N90.5W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 210 NM N OF AXIS W OF 129W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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