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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1745 UTC SAT AUG 23 2014

CCODE/2:31:12:11:00/AOW+POR+AOE/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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 53N162W 1005 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FROM 52N TO 55N BETWEEN
154W AND 160W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
300 NM E OF A LINE FROM 52N159W TO 46N160W TO 40N163W...ALSO
WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. WITHIN 180 NM N OF A LINE FROM
58N151W TO 57N145W TO 54N140W...ALSO FROM 50N TO 54N BETWEEN
134W AND 155W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N163E 1004 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E AND 300
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N169E 1008 MB. WITHIN 120 NM N OF A LINE
FROM 51N168E TO 51N176E...ALSO WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE OF A LINE
FROM 51N176E TO 4N170E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 37N TO 44N BETWEEN 124W AND 130W N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN 35N AND 50N FROM 133W TO A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 50N125W TO 40N124W TO 34N130W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN 36N AND 44N FROM 124W TO 130W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 34N BETWEEN 131W AND 140W WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.LOW 52N175W 1004 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND FROM 57N TO 60N BETWEEN 172W AND 180W WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N169W 999 MB. FROM 49N TO 55N BETWEEN
160W AND 177W...AND WITHIN 240 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 50N TO 57N BETWEEN 153W
AND 170W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.LOW 46N167W 1009 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. FROM 40N TO 46N BETWEEN
160W AND 170W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 36N179E 1010 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 240 NM N OF A LINE
FROM 33N165E TO 36N178E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N171W 1018 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NW OF A
LINE FROM 35N178W TO 38N173E...ALSO FROM 33N TO 36N BETWEEN 170E
AND 179E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 46N TO 52N
BETWEEN 141W AND 163W AND FROM 40N TO 47N BETWEEN 160W AND 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 46N TO 54N BETWEEN 145W AND
155W AND FROM 44N TO 49N W OF 166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 42N TO 46N W OF 165E.

.HIGH 43N143W 1032 MB MOVING SW 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N147W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N144W 1026 MB.

.HIGH 57N147W 1026 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 43N166E 1023 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N176E 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N175W 1028 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 SAT AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON AUG 25.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KARINA NEAR 17.2N 134.1W 988 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 23
MOVING NE OR 040 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT
GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 50 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
120 NM NE AND SW QUADRANTS...150 NM NW QUADRANT AND 180 NM SE
QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 30 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KARINA NEAR 18.2N 131.6W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN
RADIUS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND 150 NM NW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KARINA NEAR 19.0N 129.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 40 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION KARINA NEAR 20.3N 129.1W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KARINA NEAR 20.8N
130.4W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KARINA NEAR 21.0N
131.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 14.6N 106.3W 983 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 23
MOVING WNW OR 295 DEG AT 9 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT
GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 90 NM NE
QUADRANT...60 NM SE QUADRANT...50 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 240 NM E SEMICIRCLE...210
NM SW QUADRANT AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 24 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM NW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED BY
08N118W TO 08N100W TO 03.4S110W TO 03.4S120W TO 08N118W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 15.9N 110.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 100 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...120 NM NE QUADRANT AND 70 NM
SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 420 NM E SEMICIRCLE
AND 150 NM W SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600
NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND 300 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 00N TO 08N BETWEEN 110W
AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 17.3N 113.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 160 NM NE QUADRANT...140 NM SE QUADRANT...110 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
540 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 31
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 640 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND 300 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
N OF 05N BETWEEN 100W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 19.7N 117.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 22.0N 121.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIE NEAR 25.0N 126.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM LOWELL NEAR 23.7N 126.5W 1000 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG
23 MOVING NW OR 310 DEG AT 7 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT
GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...100 NM SE QUADRANT AND 90 NM SW QUADRANT.SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 240 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 180 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WITH SEAS TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND
400 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST POST TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 25.1N
128.7W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 240 NM NW SEMICIRCLE AND 150 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
WITH SEAS TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM
SE SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 25.8N
131.2W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 14 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 27.0N
135.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 28.5N
139.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW LOWELL NEAR 30.0N
143.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 10N W OF 115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 11N W OF 125W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE...N OF 12N W OF 125W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC SAT AUG 23...

.HURRICANE KARINA...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 45 NM E
AND 75 NM OF CENTER.

.TROPICAL STORM MARIE...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 240
NM OF CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO 10N
BETWEEN 110W AND 125W.

.TROPICAL STORM LOWELL...NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION NOTED.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 08N78W TO 11N100W. NO ITCZ AXIS
E OF 140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM S OF AXIS E OF 85W.
SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF AXIS BETWEEN 90W
AND 95W.

.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC AUG 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 13N147W 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14N145W 1008 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14N142W 1008 MB.

.LOW 10N168W 1010 MB MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE WITHIN
210 NM OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 10N174W 1009 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 10N180E 1009 MB.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N171E TO 29N165E TO 30N160E MOVING S SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 28N168E TO 28N161E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 30N171E TO
27N162E.

.FRONT FROM 30N179W TO 27N175E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 26N E OF
148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS
N OF 28N E OF 145W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.HIGH JUST W OF AREA NEAR 27N158E 1016 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. RIDGE
FROM HIGH TO 25N160E TO 24N164E TO 24N171E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N167W TO 27N175W TO 25N175E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 25N E OF 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 22N E OF 152W...AND FROM
10N TO 16N E OF 146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 26N E OF 145W

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05N TO 12N BETWEEN 178W AND 174E.

.MONSOON TROUGH FROM 12N140W TO 13N142W THROUGH LOW NEAR 13N147W
TO 11N150W THROUGH LOW NEAR 10N168W TO 07N176W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM OF
MONSOON TROUGH.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.


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