High Seas Forecast
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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
0515 UTC WED JUN 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC WED JUN 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU JUN 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI JUN 30.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18.5S96W TO 18.5S102W TO 13S103W TO
TO 14S95W TO 18.5S96W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12
FT. ELSEWHERE ENTIRE AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED SW AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 18.5S96W TO 18.5S101W
TO 14S104W TO 13S99W TO 18.5S96W E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE ENTIRE AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN MIXED SW AND SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 15S76W TO 18.5S80W TO
18.5S120W TO 03.4S120W TO 03.4S85W TO 15S76W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SW AND SE SWELL.

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

BEGINNING 1800 UTC JUNE 30 2017...THE HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR
METAREA XVI - THE SOUTHEAST PACIFIC OCEAN FROM 03.4S TO 18.5S
AND EAST OF 120W WILL NO LONGER BE ISSUED BY THE TROPICAL
ANALYSIS AND FORECAST BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.
THE HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XVI WILL BE ISSUED BY THE
DIRECTORATE OF HYDROGRAPHY AND NAVIGATION OF THE PERUVIAN NAVY.
TAFB WILL BE THE PRIMARY BACKUP ISSUING CENTER IN THE EVENT PERU
IS UNABLE TO TRANSMIT THE HIGH SEAS FORECAST.

$$
.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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