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FZPN01 KWBC 051556
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC THU MAY 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT VOS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MAY 05.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 06.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 07.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N162W 984 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 50N163W
TO 52N160W TO 54N154W. WITHIN 360 NM SE...420 NM S...360 NM SW
AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS...ALSO WITHIN 180 NM NW AND N OF FRONT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM E
OF A FRONT FROM 54N154W TO 50N149W TO 40N144W TO 34N160W...ALSO
FROM 40N TO 56N BETWEEN 149W AND 177W...AND FROM 50N TO 57N
BETWEEN 140W AND 153W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT . SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N156W 988 MB. FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
60N141W TO 50N143W TO 40N149W TO 30N157W. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 480
NM SE QUADRANT...ALSO WITHIN 480 NM S...360 NM SW AND 360 NM W
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
600 NM S SEMICIRCLE...480 NM NW AND 360 NM E QUADRANTS...AND
WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT...ALSO WITHIN 120 NM W OF FRONT S OF
37N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N143W 1003 MB. FROM 49N TO 56N BETWEEN
137W AND 153W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 180 NM W OF A LINE FROM 44N124W TO 41N124W TO 38N126W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 47N TO 51N
BETWEEN 126W AND 129W...ALSO WITHIN 300 NM W OF A LINE FROM
47N124W TO 41N124W TO 30N127W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT. .24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 37N TO 43N BETWEEN 124W AND 128W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 50N BETWEEN
123W AND 131W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 39N TO 43N BETWEEN 124W AND 129W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 33N TO 50N BETWEEN
124W AND 131W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.W OF A LINE FROM 55N170E TO 47N168W TO 36N160W WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM 59N173E TO 58N177E TO
50N171E TO 37N162E. WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE OF FRONT BETWEEN 38N
AND 53N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 40N
TO 50N W OF 180W...AND WITHIN 360 NM E AND SE OF FRONT S OF 55N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N173E 993 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
53N172W TO 40N179E. WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE OF FRONT BETWEEN 40N
AND 50N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360
NM E OF FRONT...AND FROM 41NN TO 47N BETWEEN FRONT AND
170E...ALSO WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N153W 1008 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND 240
NM NW AND 180 NM SW AND 180 NM NE QUADRANTS...ALSO WITHIN 180 NM
E OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 MFT. ELSEWHERE S OF
41N BETWEEN 150W AND 159W...AND S OF 37N BETWEEN 146W AND 150W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 41N TO 53N W OF 167E...ALSO WITHIN 240 NM E OF A
LINE FROM 53N155W TO 50N151W TO 39N134W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 480 NM W OF A LINE FROM
58N177E TO 48N178E TO 42N173E TO 37N163E...ALSO WITHIN 180 NM E
OF A LINE FROM 52N141W TO 41N147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 57N TO 60N BETWEEN 170W AND
177W...ALSO FROM 53N TO 57N BETWEEN 174E AND 180W...AND FROM 42N
TO 49N BETWEEN 172W AND 177W...ALSO FROM 37N TO 39N BETWEEN 148W
AND 152W.

.HIGH 36N141W 1030 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N138W 1029 MB.

.HIGH 35N169E 1032 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N179W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N170W 1033 MB.

.FORECASTER SHAW. 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 1200 UTC THU MAY 05.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI MAY 06.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT MAY 07.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 13.5N95.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 12N96.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 12.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N121W TO 21N126W...THEN STATIONARY
TO 17N140W. N OF 28N BETWEEN 125W AND 131W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE NW OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N117W TO
22N121W. W OF A LINE FROM 30N120W TO 27N120W TO 21N134W TO
13N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 24N BETWEEN 120W
AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 32N114.5W TO 26N111W. N OF 30N S
TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N114W TO
26N110W. FROM 29N TO 31N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA TROUGH FROM 31N114W TO
26N110W. FROM 29N TO 31N S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 11N87W
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC THU MAY 05...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N93W TO 09N103W...THEN RESUMES W OF A
SURFACE TROUGH NEAR 08N108W TO 07N117W. ITCZ FROM 07N117W TO
04N125W TO BEYOND 05N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE IS WITHIN 240 NM
OF EITHER SIDE OF THE MONSOON TROUGH E OF 105W...AND WITHIN 180
NM OF THE ITCZ AXIS W OF 136W. SCATTERED MODERATE AND ISOLATED
STRONG ARE FROM 06N TO 12N BETWEEN 109W AND 120W.

$$

.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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