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FZPN03 KNHC 242045
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI FEB 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI FEB 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT FEB 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN FEB 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 18N BETWEEN 111W AND 122W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM NW. NW OF LINE FROM 30N135W TO
23N137W TO 22N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N136W TO 24N137W TO 19N142W.
N OF 28N BETWEEN 131W AND 135W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 14N W OF 132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N128W TO 20N140W.
N OF 21N W OF 137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
FROM 08N TO 18N W OF 127W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 22.5N TO 28N NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 22.5N TO 27N NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT S PART.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT
.48 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 AT 2030 UTC FRI FEB 24...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 03N113W TO 09N107W. ISOLATED MODERATE
WITHIN 90 NM OF THE TROUGH.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
THERE IS NO ITCZ CURRENTLY OVER THE FORECAST WATERS NORTH OF THE
EQUATOR.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING.



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