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CCODE/1:31:16:01:00/AOW/NWS/CCODE
HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XVI
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2315 UTC WED MAR 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 03.4S TO 18.5S E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC WED MAR 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAR 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI MAR 24.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18S85W TO 18.5S120W TO 08S120W TO
05S115W TO 06S102W TO 18S85W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18.5S86W TO 18.5S120W
TO 04S120W TO 07S101W TO 18.5S86W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18.5S102W TO 18.5S120W
TO 08S120W TO 07S115W TO 09S103W TO 18.5S102W 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 AT 2200 UTC WED MAR 22...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE...
TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 08S84W TO LOW PRES NEAR 05S89W TO
03.4S96W TO LOW PRES NEAR 04S100W TO 06S106W. ITCZ AXIS EXTENDS
FROM 06S106W TO 03.4S118W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
FROM 05S TO 09S BETWEEN 80W AND 84W...N OF 06S BETWEEN 87W AND
92W...AND N OF 07S W OF 100W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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