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FZPN03 KNHC 221507
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC WED FEB 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU FEB 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI FEB 24.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
13N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N95W TO
13N93.5W TO 11.5N97W TO 13N97.5W TO 16N95W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 95W AND 98W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.N OF 27N E OF 118W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
FROM 21N TO 24N W OF 136W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 26N114W TO 08N126W TO 06N140W...EXCEPT N OF
26N W OF 135W...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NW
AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 23N E OF 121W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 22N111W TO 06N125W TO
07N140W...EXCEPT N OF 24N W OF 129W...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF LINE FROM 20N120W TO 17N116W TO 20N122W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. N OF
22N W OF 137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 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 1500 UTC WED FEB 22...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 02N97W TO 06N89W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG FROM 05N TO 06N BETWEEN 90W AND 93W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

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

$$

.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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