High Seas Forecast
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FZPN03 KNHC 220906
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC WED FEB 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC WED FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO
12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W
TO 13.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W TO 12.5N95.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N BETWEEN 96W AND 98W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N125W TO 21N140W. N OF 27N
E OF 117W TO W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 FT. FROM 22N TO 24N W OF 136W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N116W TO 23N116W TO
08N122W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 24N E OF
118W TO W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 22N TO 24N W OF 135W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N116W TO
23N112W TO 07N128W...EXCEPT N OF 27N W OF 128W...WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27W E OF 120W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 18N BETWEEN 110W AND 120W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. N OF 23N W OF
138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 25N TO 28N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA 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 0900 UTC WED FEB 22...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

THERE IS NO ITCZ OVER THE FORECAST WATERS NORTH OF THE EQUATOR.
NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION.

$$

.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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