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FZPN03 KNHC 042138
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED MAY 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC WED MAY 04.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAY 05.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI MAY 06.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM
OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14N95W TO 12N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N125W TO 24N128W TO 21N140W. N OF
29N BETWEEN 130W AND 133W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT
IN NW TO N SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 128W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N121W TO
22N125W. N OF 24N BETWEEN 125W AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 26N BETWEEN 121W
AND 132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST 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 2100 UTC WED MAY 04...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 10N90W TO LOW PRES NEAR 07.5N101W TO
07.5N105W. ITCZ FROM 07.5N105W TO 07N122W TO 05N131W TO BEYOND
05N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM OF
TROUGH BETWEEN 99W AND 104W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 115W AND 127W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 127W AND 133W.

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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