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FZPN03 KNHC 120317
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC FRI FEB 12 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI FEB 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N96.5W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN
93W AND 101W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE S OF 15N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13N96.5W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 14 FT. FROM 05N TO 09N
BETWEEN 93W AND 100W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
S OF 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 11N98W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. FROM
06N TO 10N BETWEEN 93W AND 107W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 13.5N96W TO 11N99W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15
FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 14N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N87.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 12N87W TO 09N91W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. REMAINDER
AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 15N93W TO 11N86W TO 00N93W TO 15N93W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 14N93W TO
11N86W TO 03.4S93W TO 14N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 07N91W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 13N93W TO
11N86W TO 03.4S93W TO 13N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT
IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N88W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT. WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 13N88W TO 12N87W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE AREA BOUNDED BY A
LINE FROM 13N93W TO 11N86W TO 05N93W TO 13N93W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 08.5N79.5W TO 03N83W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO 04N82W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N134W TO 27N140W. W OF LINE FROM 30N132W TO
18N138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. FROM 06N TO 10N W OF 135W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N125W TO 17N128W TO
15N110W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. W OF LINE FROM 30N121W
TO 05N135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N119W TO 13N110W TO 03.4S110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 124W AND 132W NE
WINDS20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
30N119W TO 15N108W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0300 UTC FRI FEB 12...

.TROUGH FROM 05N115W TO 11N115W...ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
WITHIN 300 NM OF TROUGH.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ AXIS FROM 05N87W TO 02N101W TO 06N112W THEN RESUMES FROM
07N120W TO 03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN
120 NM OF LINE FROM 05N87W TO 05N109W AND WITHIN 30 NM OF ITCZ
BETWEEN 120W AND 140W.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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