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HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI FEB 12 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI FEB 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT FEB 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN FEB 14.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N96W... INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 12N96W N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN
93W AND 106W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
S OF 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM
16N95W TO 09N101W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 93W AND 98W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF 13N BETWEEN LINE FROM 13N93W
TO 03.4S101W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W TO
06N106W... INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 10N93W TO
06N97W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA S OF
13N BETWEEN LINE FROM 13N93W TO 04N94W TO 03.4S105W AND 110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE...SW
AND NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.W OF A LINE FROM 30N123W TO 05N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
12 TO 16 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
30N116W TO 17N122W TO 13N110W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08N132W TO 15N127W. N OF 12N
WITHIN 300 NM W OF TROUGH NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT. N OF
12N WITHIN 540 NM E OF TROUGH E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11
TO 13 FT. N OF 26N BETWEEN 124W AND 133W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 14N110W TO
03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10N128W TO 18N124W. N OF 12N
WITHIN 420 NM W OF TROUGH NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15
FT. N OF 12N WITHIN 180 NM E OF TROUGH E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 15N110W TO
03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10N128W TO 17N123W. N OF 12N
WITHIN 240 NM E OF TROUGH NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
13 FT. WITHIN 300 NM W OF TROUGH NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11
TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 10N W OF 125W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08N127W TO 14N125W TO 16N122W.
WITHIN 540 NM W OF TROUGH NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 27N 122W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO 09N90W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 13N93W TO 11N86W TO 02N93W
TO 13N93W WINDS 20 KT OR LES.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N136W TO
27N140W...SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM AHEAD OF FRONT. S.
SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE... SW AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO
08N93W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO
09N92W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.

.WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO 04N82W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 08N80W TO
04N81W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 07N80W TO 04N82W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC FRI FEB 12...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

TROUGH FROM 08N84W TO 05N90W. ITCZ AXIS FROM 05N90W TO 05N110W
TO 07N123W TO 02N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN
120 NM OF LINE FROM 05N88W TO 05N110W AND 150 NM ON LINE FROM
12N114W TO 04N132W.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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