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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2345 UTC TUE NOV 25 2014

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC NOV 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 27.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 39N149W 983 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 180 NM S AND 240 NM
W QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 23 TO 33 FT. ALSO WITHIN 300
NM SW SEMICIRCLE...AND 360 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS
15 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 48N BETWEEN 132W AND 158W
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ALSO FROM 44N TO 50N
BETWEEN 124W AND 132W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N145W 983 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 360 NM
S QUADRANT...AND 180 NM N OF A LINE FROM 47N149W TO 49N134W
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM OF
LOW CENTER EXTENDING TO 720 NM E QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N143W 998 MB. FROM 32N TO 44N BETWEEN
136W AND 155W...AND WITHIN 420 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 43N TO 48N BETWEEN 124W
AND 134W...AND FROM 50N TO 58N BETWEEN 133W AND 139W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 45N166E 995 MB MOVING NE 25 KT AND INTENSIFYING. FRONT
EXTENDS FROM LOW TO 40N164E TO 37N160E. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 34N TO 46N W OF 172E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
17 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N174E 980 MB. WITHIN 120 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 30 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N180W 979 MB. FROM 46N TO 51N BETWEEN
176W AND 176E WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 24 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 46N TO 52N BETWEEN 173W AND 176E WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15
TO 25 FT. ALSO FROM 38N TO 54N BETWEEN 171W AND 170E WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ALSO FROM 42N TO 51N W OF 170E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N176W 983 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
A LINE FROM 44N180W TO 51N159W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22
FT.
...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 48N173W 985 MB MOVING N 25 KT. WITHIN 120 NM SW AND E
QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 60 KT. SEAS 18 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
240 NM OF LOW WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 26 FT. ALSO FROM 40N
TO 52N BETWEEN 165W AND 178E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20
FT. .24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N176W 988 MB. WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
54N TO 65N BETWEEN 163W AND 179W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
18 FT. .48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED NW OF AREA AND CONDITIONS
DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH LOW 58N176W.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 37N147E 998 MB. FROM 34N TO 37N
BETWEEN 170E AND 160E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 37N151E 994 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS FROM 33N TO 40N W OF 163E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST W OF AREA 37N159E 992 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N166E TO 37N172E
TO 42N166E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW NW OF AREA 56N169E 976 MB NEARLY STATIONARY WITH FRONT FROM
LOW TO 61N177W TO 60N170W TO 52N174W. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
49N W OF 176E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE OF THE FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA 56N170E 985 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N178E 994 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
A LINE FROM 44N180W TO 53N166E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18
FT.
...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 38N169W 1008 MB MOVING SE 30 KT. FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN
166W AND 178W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 36N154W 1008 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 420 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 42N143W
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 31N179W 1008 MB. FROM 30N TO 36N BETWEEN
170W AND 179W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY N OF 63N BETWEEN 169W AND THE
W COAST OF ALASKA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 63N
BETWEEN 167W AND THE W COAST OF ALASKA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY N OF 63N
BETWEEN 170W AND THE W COAST OF ALASKA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 57N143W 1019 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. WITHIN 420 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.FROM 30N TO 36N E OF 132W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 240 NM SE OF
A LINE FROM 43N147W TO 48N134W TO 47N126W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF
58N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM OF 46N133W...AND
WITHIN 90 NM OF 62N173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 60 NM OF 62N174W.

.HIGH 35N128W 1029 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N124W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N127W 1023 MB.

.HIGH 51N157W 1023 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 58N153W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 53N152W 1024 MB.

.HIGH 35N177E 1023 MB MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N171W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N163W 1029 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N178E 1024 MB.

.FORECASTER KELLS. 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 1800 UTC TUE NOV 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED NOV 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU NOV 27.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14N95.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
14N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 40
TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 14.5N95W TO 13N96W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12
TO 19 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
12.5N96.5W TO 12N99W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
14N96W TO 12N97W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 135 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 10N99W N
TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
12.5N97W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 11N98W TO 10N101W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM
05N TO 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 107W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 23N TO 30N AND N OF 22N BETWEEN 108W
AND 110W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA W OF 110W NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.W OF A LINE FROM 30N136W TO 27N140W S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 256N TO 29N E OF 120W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITH NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM
24N112W TO 13N123W TO 07N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 30N137W TO 27N140W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 20N TO 26N BETWEEN
117W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
FROM 10N TO 16N W OF 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 30N131W TO 19N137W TO 09N137W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N92W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC TUE NOV 25...

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG N OF 06N E OF 82W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 11N86W TO 08N104W TO 11N112W. ITCZ FROM
11N112W TO 08N129W TO 08N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 45 NM

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC NOV 25 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 26 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 27 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW DEVELOPING ALONG STATIONARY FRONT. FRONT FROM 30N175W TO
25N172E TO 26N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 25N BETWEEN 178E AND
170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N178W TO 20N160E.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 26N178E TO 26N166E.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE
FROM 30N172W TO 24N165E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM
OF FRONT W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 28N173E 1014 MB. FRONTS FROM LOW TO
30N179W AND FROM LOW TO 26N166E. WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW SE QUADRANT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 28N TO
22N BETWEEN 172E AND 176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 29N179W 1011 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO
25N170W. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW E SEMICIRCLE.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 25N BETWEEN 177E AND 167W. SEAS
8 TO 13 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 178E AND 170W.

...GALE WARNING...
.DEVELOPING COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 26N160E. WINDS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 35 KT AND SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT NW OF
A LINE FROM 30N166E TO 25N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 26N146W TO 23N150W MOVING E 10 KT
THENCE A STATIONARY FRONT TO 18N155W TO 14N163W. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT N OF 26N E OF 159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 29N140W TO 26N143W TO 22N148W TO
18N155W TO 14N163W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.FRONT FROM 29N140W TO 26N142W TO 22N147W TO 18N155W.

.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM NW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N160W TO 28N164W TO 30N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH COLD FRONT DESCRIBED
IMMEDIATELY ABOVE.

.HIGH NEAR 29N166W 1021 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
26N174W TO 25N179W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST HIGH NEAR 27N168W 1023 MB. RIDGE DISSIPATED.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 20N175W
18N155W 05N174W 08N160E 19N176W 20N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
24N178W 23N161W 14N140W 10N140W 10N168W 06N172W 06N160E TO
24N178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
25N173W 25N165W 18N150W 10N150W 07N170W 07N160E 15N160E 15N178W
25N173W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 140W AND 160W. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N165W 30N140W
08N140W 08N166W 04N179W 09N160E 18N160E 23N167W 30N165W. ALSO
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N178W TO 20N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 151W AND
140W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
30N171W 30N140W 10N140W 08N157W 07N172W 04N173E 08N160E 19N160E
21N176W 25N165W 30N171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
30N170W 30N140W 11N140W 08N155W 06N160E 16N160E 25N170W 30N170W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 09N140W TO 05N155W TO 03N170W TO 08N174E TO 07N164E.
NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM S OF ITCZ BETWEEN 174W AND
164E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM
OF ITCZ W OF 174W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180
NM OF ITCZ E OF 174W.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 15N TO 05N W OF 164E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.


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