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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC THU DEC 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC DEC 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 27.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 54N175E 978 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 360 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM S
AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N164W 999 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 45N164E 990 MB MOVING NE 25 KT AND RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING.
WITHIN 300 NM E AND SE OF A FRONT FROM LOW CENTER TO 40N162E TO
37N160E WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N172E 964 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
53N179E TO 50N178W TO 44N178E TO 36N173E. WITHIN 120 SW
SEMICIRCLE AND 120 NM E OF THE FRONT N OF 40N WINDS 40 TO 55 KT.
SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...240 NM
W AND 480 NM N QUADRANTS...AND 300 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N170E 960 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
60N175W TO 54N171W TO 48N169W. WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND
OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS FROM 60N TO 64N AND W OF 170W
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12
TO 24 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 31N TO 50N BETWEEN 118W AND 130W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 118W AND 126W AREA OF
N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 35N TO 42N BETWEEN 124W AND 128W AREA OF
N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW S OF AREA NEAR 26N158W 1007 MB MOVING N 10 KT. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 420 NM NW AND 660 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N155W 995 MB. WITHIN 420 NM NW AND 660
NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N154W 985 MB. N OF 30N AND WITHIN 480 NM
W AND NW...660 NM E AND NE...AND 240 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE WATERS N OF A FRONT FROM 60N164W TO 58N173W TO
57N177E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 52N172E.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 56N179W 979 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 840 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW
58N164W.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N160E 982 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 54N170E.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 54N135W 1009 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N164E 1000 MB. WITHIN 540 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF A LINE FROM 59N160W TO 61N176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 58N148W 1002 MB MOVING E 15 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 55N137W
TO 53N141W TO 52N147W TO 47N153W TO 41N163W TO 36N170W. WITHIN
300 NM E AND SE OF THE FRONT AND WITHIN 360 NM E AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 55N TO 60N BETWEEN 138W
AND 155W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 46N TO 49N
BETWEEN 152W AND 156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 36N TO 44N BETWEEN 150W AND
156W AND FROM 44N TO 50N BETWEEN 174W AND 180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 34N TO 48N BETWEEN 145W AND
158W.

.HIGH 41N140W 1036 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N136W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N133W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 34N178W 1022 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N163W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 52N150W 1029 MB.

.FORECASTER ACHORN. 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 THU DEC 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI DEC 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT DEC 27.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N98W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14N
BETWEEN 95W AND 102W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 14N BETWEEN 96W AND 103W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN 100W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 26N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N115W TO 20N112W TO 00N130W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 29N115W TO 29N122W. N OF FRONT
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. N OF 28N W OF 135W
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 24N
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. FROM 05N TO
11N W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 22N BETWEEN 114W
AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
N OF 25N W OF 135W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.


.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N88W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N90W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N90W TO 08N93W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 10N89W
TO 11N905W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
ELSEWHERE 07N TO 10N BETWEEN 90W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NE TO E SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC THU DEC 25...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH  FROM 07N78W TO 06N90W TO 07N95W. ITCZ FROM
07N95W TO 07N100W TO BEYOND 07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ AXIS BETWEEN 105W AND 115W.

.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC DEC 25 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 26 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 27 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 26N159W 1007 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. FRONT FROM 30N158W TO LOW
NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 24N154W TO 20N153W TO
06N158W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT FROM FRONT...LOW
AND TROUGH TO 150W N OF 22N. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM
FRONT...LOW AND TROUGH TO 143W N OF 19N...AND N OF 23N BETWEEN
159W AND 164W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 26N E OF 159W...AND
FROM 20N TO 26N BETWEEN 146W AND 151W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N155W 995 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 27N148W
TO 13N155W. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 26N E OF
TROUGH. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 24N140W TO
23N149W TO 25N158W TO 25N163W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 24N
BETWEEN 158W AND 163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED FAR N OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT FROM
LOW TO 30N145W TO 20N149W TO 15N151W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 21N E OF 147W...AND N OF 25N BETWEEN 158W
AND 167W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 28N177E TO 27N167E TO 27N163E. FRONT
MOVING E 15 KT N OF 28N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 29N173W TO 30N177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF AREA.

.TROUGH THROUGH 30N160E MOVING E 10 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N W OF 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 25N160E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N174W TO 29N177E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 18N BETWEEN 170W AND
165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 15N W OF
180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 18N W OF
170W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW COLD FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 28N160E.

.RIDGE FROM 24N160E TO 18N147W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 30N170W TO 25N178E MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N169E TO 29N164E MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 10 TO 15 FT N OF 20N BETWEEN 148W AND 163W. SEAS 12 TO 13
FT FROM 04N TO 14N BETWEEN 174W AND 171E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF
03N BETWEEN 163W AND 170W...ELSEWHERE E OF 163W...AND ELSEWHERE
S OF 23N BETWEEN 170W AND 171E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W OF 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 146W AND
162W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 162W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT W OF 162W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 14N E OF 162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 13 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 148W AND
166W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 166W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT ELSEWHERE W OF 166W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 08N W OF 177E.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 09N151W...AND FROM 05N168W TO 03N172W TO
03N180E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N OF ITCZ E OF
151W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF ITCZ W OF 168W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.



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