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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC SAT JAN 20 2018

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 22.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 46N167E 974 MB MOVING N 15 KT AND WILL TURN NW AFTER 12
HOURS. WITHIN 480 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
20 TO 36 FT. ALSO BETWEEN 180 NM AND 540 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 35
TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM NE...660 NM
SE...AND 720 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30
FT...EXCEPT 11 TO 22 FT NE QUADRANT. WITHIN 960 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST NW OF FORECAST AREA 53N163E 980 MB.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360 NM S...480 NM NE...AND 660 NM E
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ALSO WITHIN 660
NM NE...900 NM E...780 NM SE...AND 600 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N176W
TO 40N173W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL NW OF AREA. WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 58N176E TO 48N174W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO
18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
56N172E TO 44N175W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 39N155W 1012 MB MOVING NE 45 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE...EXCEPT AS
DESCRIBED WITH LOW 51N147W BELOW...WITHIN 480 NM E...540 NM
S...AND 480 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N131W 1000 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 49N125W TO 38N136W
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ALSO WITHIN 360 NM NE AND
SE...AND 840 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1200 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 16 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N127W 1000 MB. FROM 42N TO 49N BETWEEN
124W AND 128W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 25 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 36N TO 39N BETWEEN 123W
AND 130W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 32N TO
45N BETWEEN 123W AND 132W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N160E 1006 MB. WITHIN 780 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N165E 1000 MB WITH SECOND LOW 31N167E
1007 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W QUADRANT OF FIRST LOW WINDS 40 TO 50
KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE
FROM 30N179E TO 42N170E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N147W 987 MB MOVING SE 15 KT AND WILL TURN NE AFTER 12
HOURS. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 360 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 18 TO 33 FT. ALSO WITHIN 840 NM SE...600 NM SW...AND 480 NM
NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N138W 988 MB. WITHIN 660 NM S AND 780 NM
SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 420 NM W AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N137W 991 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM
45N TO 54N BETWEEN 128W AND 150W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18
FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
60N164W TO 55N171W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT...HIGHEST FROM 56N TO 59N
BETWEEN 162W AND 166W. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST...EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 52N138W
ABOVE...FROM 50N TO 59N BETWEEN 150W AND 164W WINDS 25 TO 40
KT...HIGHEST FROM 54N TO 58N BETWEEN 155W AND 158W. SEAS 9 TO 18
FT. ELSEWHERE OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE FROM
55N164W TO 62N172W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST...EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 55N137W
ABOVE...FROM 48N TO 60N BETWEEN 150W AND 169W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 39N179W 1009 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 46N167E ABOVE...FROM 35N TO 45N BETWEEN 173W AND 179E WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N171W 1008 MB. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 53N163E ABOVE...WITHIN 360 NM N AND SE AND 240 NM SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
780 NM S QUADRANT WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 44N164W 1007 MB.
FROM 38N TO 48N BETWEEN 159W AND 171W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 36N143W 1016 MB. WITHIN 480 NM E AND
240 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N137W 1020 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE OF A
LINE FROM 37N134W TO LOW TO 34N150W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A
LINE FROM 57N156W TO 58N168W TO 63N173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 56N155W TO 58N165W TO 63N173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 55N154W TO 54N159W TO 57N168W TO 63N173W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 52N128W 999 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 540 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 900 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
45N131W IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.LOW 54N135W 998 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N142W 992 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 420
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N147W 989 MB. WITHIN 180 NM N AND 360 NM
E QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS SE OF A LINE FROM 30N137W TO 38N123W WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF A LINE FROM 30N126W TO 37N126W AREA OF NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 119W AND 123W AREA OF
NW TO N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA 51N158E 996 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 480 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. W OF A LINE FROM 43N160E TO
47N168E TO 52N165E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 37N152W 1013 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 180 NM SE OF
A LINE FROM 39N158W TO 34N164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 34N140W 1034 MB MOVING SE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N130W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N128W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 45N169W 1025 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N160W 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N141W 1022 MB.

.HIGH 62N175W 1033 MB MOVING SE 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 60N174W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 60N176W 1032 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N175E 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 32N171W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 39N162E 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N173E 1028 MB.

.FORECASTER FIGURSKEY. 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 SAT JAN 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN JAN 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON JAN 22.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W...INCLUDING GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE S OF 14N BETWEEN 90W AND 109W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W
AND 95.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. S OF 10N
BETWEEN 92W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE
AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N117W TO 22N130W THEN DISSIPATING
STATIONARY TO 21N140W. NW OF FRONT AND S OF FRONT TO 10N W OF
129W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
06N W OF 109W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 25N109W TO
19N120W. FROM 10N TO 25N W OF 119W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 14 FT. FROM 24N TO 27N E OF 114W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER OPEN WATERS W OF 100W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 10N TO 22N W OF
117W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. FROM 17N TO 20N
E OF 107W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE
FROM 30N116W TO 15N104W TO 07N96W TO 05N133W TO 01N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N87.5W...INCLUDING GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA COLD FRONT FROM 33N115W TO 27N120W. WITHIN
60 NM SE OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N112W TO 24N120W.
N OF 30N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 25N109W TO
19N120W. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. S OF 29N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0815 UTC SAT JAN 20...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 08N74W TO 04N85W TO 05N98W. ITCZ FROM 05N98W
TO 09N126W...THEN RESUMES W OF TROUGH NEAR 08N138W TO BEYOND
07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 10N TO 15N
BETWEEN 114W AND 130W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM N OF ITCZ
BETWEEN 110W AND 120W.


.FORECASTER ASL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 20 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 21 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 22 2018.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N169W TO 28N178W...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO
26N179E TO 23N177E TO 20N167E. FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY
STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 24N BETWEEN 161W AND
171W...AND WITHIN 300 NM S OF FRONT AND TROUGH E OF 178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 29N175W TO
25N178E TO 22N167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 20N140W TO 20N148W TO 21N155W NEARLY
STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW W OF AREA. NEW FRONT FROM LOW TO
28N160E TO 30N165E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 29N.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 28N162E 1008 MB. FRONT FROM 30N166E TO LOW
TO 28N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 570 NM E OF FRONT N OF
29N...AND WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF AREA. FRONT FROM 30N167E TO
24N165E TO 21N161E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF FRONT N OF 26N.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 25N161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N153W TO 25N158W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 06N TO 28N E OF 156W. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 20N TO 28N E OF 158W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 08N TO 17N BETWEEN 156W AND 170W...AND FROM 08N TO 13N
BETWEEN 170W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 08N TO 24N E OF 152W.
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 17N BETWEEN 152W AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 20N E OF
152W... AND FROM 08N TO 16N BETWEEN 152W AND 175W.

.HIGH 29N167E 1017 MB MOVING ENE 25 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
29N172W...AND FROM HIGH TO 26N160E...MOVING ENE 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED N OF AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 30N149W TO 27N160W TO 23N180E MOVING ESE SLOWLY AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM THE W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 17 FT N OF A LINE FROM 29N180E TO 19N171E TO 19N160E.
SEAS 12 TO 15 FT FROM 14N TO 24N E OF 154W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 04N E OF 170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06N TO 18N
BETWEEN 170W AND 170E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 170W AND
180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N172W TO
24N178W TO 24N173W TO 30N165W. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT FROM 14N TO 21N
E OF 150W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 03N E OF 175W...AND
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 03N175W TO 07N173E TO 12N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 03N BETWEEN 170W AND
180E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 03N E OF 170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A
LINE FROM 03N180E TO 06N173E TO 09N160E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 07N171W TO 08N180E TO 08N161E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 166W AND 178W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 154W AND
166W...AND S OF 11N W OF 168E.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.



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