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FZPN03 KNHC 060342
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SAT FEB 06 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 06.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 07.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 08.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W TO 14.5N95W TO 13N97W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13N97W TO 10N100W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT EXCEPT N TO NE WINDS
N OF 13N. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT. FROM 05N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 100W AND
106W E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT IN NE SWELL. REMAINDER
OF AREA FROM 04N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 92W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W TO 15N95W
TO 13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 40
TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 14.5N95W TO 12N97W...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 14.5N95W TO 10N99W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
9TO13 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 06.5N TO 10N BETWEEN 90W AND
101W...AND FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 101W AND 108W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA
FROM 00N TO 16N BETWEEN 92W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W TO
12N97W... INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 07N92W TO 04N106W TO 11N107W TO 16N95W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA BOUNDED
BY A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 05N92W TO 03.4S97W TO 00N110W TO
16N110W TO 14N102W TO 16N95W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W TO 14.5N95W
TO 13N96.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W TO 10N99W...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 03.5N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 96W AND
110W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 16N BETWEEN 96W AND 118W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 09.5N E OF 88.5W...INCLUDING THE GULFS OF PAPAGAYO AND
FONSECA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 150 NM NW AND 120 NM SE OF LINE FROM
11.5N86W TO 08.5N91W...INCLUDING THE GULFS OF PAPAGAYO AND
FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 09.5N E OF 88.5W...INCLUDING THE GULFS OF
PAPAGAYO AND FONSECA...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 88.5W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 09N E OF 90W...INCLUDING THE GULFS OF
PAPAGAYO AND FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO
09N89W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 07N E OF 91W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF FONSECA...AND FROM 06.5N TO 10N BETWEEN 91W AND 95W NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 09N E OF 88.5W...INCLUDING THE GULFS OF
PAPAGAYO AND FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. FROM
05N TO 10N BETWEEN 88.5W AND 96W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM 02N TO 13N BETWEEN 88.5W
AND 96W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 22N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 24.5N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 24.5N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.N OF 05N BETWEEN 78W AND 81.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF PANAMA...N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. S OF 07N SEAS TO 8 FT WITH SW SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 04N BETWEEN 78.5W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 05N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 04N BETWEEN 78W AND 81.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.FROM 06N TO 16N BETWEEN 120W AND 125W...AND FROM 03N TO 22N W
OF 125W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE W
OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 23N111W TO 10N110W TO 00N120W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 16N W OF 120W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 00N TO 27N W OF 110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 15N BETWEEN 118W AND 130W NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE S OF 17N W OF 118W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

.36 HOUR FORECAST NW OF LINE FROM 30N137W TO 27.5N140W S WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT W OF AREA. NW OF LINE FROM 30N138W
TO 27N140W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS  8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0300 UTC SAT FEB 06...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 03N88W TO 05N119W TO BEYOND 03.5N140W. WIDELY
SCATTERED TO SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 180 NM OF
N AND 60 NM S OF ITCZ W OF 106W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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