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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC WED JAN 28 2015

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 30.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.FROM 30N TO 52N W OF 163E AREA OF S TO SE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 40N TO 51N W OF 163E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 14 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 52N164E TO 35N160E.
WITHIN 120 NM E OF THE FRONT N OF 45N WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20
TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 53N168E TO 38N166E.
WITHIN 240 NM E OF THE FRONT AND W OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N164W 989 MB MOVING E 15 KT. WITHIN 720 NM SE...600 NM
S...1080 NM SW AND 960 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9
TO 23 FT...HIGHEST NW QUADRANT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 46N168W NOTED BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 52N160W 984 MB MOVING SW 20 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO
55N155W TO 54N140W TO 37N147W. WITHIN 180 NM N AND E OF THE
FRONT AND WITHIN 360 NM NW AND 180 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 46N168W 989 MB.
WITHIN 300 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1080 NM SW...660 NM W AND 900 NM N QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 40N164W 998 MB.
FROM 30N TO 60N BETWEEN 179W AND 158W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10
TO 24 FT...HIGHEST JUST SW OF THE LOW CENTER.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 57N142W 1007 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
THE LOW TO 56N135W TO 52N133W TO 30N152W. FROM 48N TO 54N E OF
133W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180
NM SE OF THE FRONT S OF 42N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 58N BETWEEN 166W AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N
BETWEEN 163W AND 173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 57N E OF
170W IN BERING SEA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 50N135W 1015 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 40N155W 993 MB. WITHIN 780 NM SE AND
120 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VISIBILITY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1
NM WITHIN 120 NM SE OF A LINE FROM 51N134W TO 41N148W.

.HIGH 47N128W 1025 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED INLAND.

.HIGH 37N136W 1023 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 35N124W 1023 MB MOVING NW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N129W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N132W 1026 MB.

.HIGH 47N168E 1037 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 58N178E 1041 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 59N177W 1040 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N128W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.FORECASTER LEE. 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 0600 UTC WED JAN 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU JAN 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI JAN 30.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE
FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W TO 13N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 04N TO 14N BETWEEN 91W AND
105W...FROM 04N TO 12N BETWEEN 105W AND 110W AND FROM 07N TO 19N
BETWEEN 110W AND 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W TO 11N99W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 04N TO 14N
BETWEEN 94W AND 102W...FROM 03N TO 12N BETWEEN 102W AND 114W AND
FROM 05N TO 18N BETWEEN 114W AND 127W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 12N98W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 04N TO 14N
BETWEEN 94W AND 101W...FROM 03N TO 11N BETWEEN 101W AND 114W AND
FROM 07N TO 16N BETWEEN 114W AND 127W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N96W TO 13N97W N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 04N TO 14N
BETWEEN 94W AND 101W AND FROM 04N TO 11N BETWEEN 101W AND 115W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF THE COAST OF THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N90W NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 08N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09N90W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N87W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO 13N BETWEEN 86W AND
90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT. FROM 04N TO 10N BETWEEN 90W AND 94W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 08.5N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 12N BETWEEN 88W AND
94W NE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09N89W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 89W AND 94W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.S OF 03N BETWEEN 127W AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN NW SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.S OF 00N BETWEEN 100W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.N OF 05N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 04N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 04N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
FROM 02N TO 04N BETWEEN 80W AND 82.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 05N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 21.5N TO 24.5N BETWEEN 107.5W AND 110W...
...INCLUDING GULF OF CALIFORNIA...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 20N TO 21.5N BETWEEN 108W AND 110W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 22N TO 24N BETWEEN 107.5W AND 109W...NW
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 22N TO 25N BETWEEN
108W AND 110W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N W OF 139W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC WED JAN 28...
.UPPER TROUGH FROM 22N130W TO 14N126W...SCATTERED MODERATE FROM
15N TO 21N BETWEEN TROUGH AND 119W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS FROM 02N78W TO 06N85W TO 05N94W. ITCZ AXIS
FROM 05N94W TO 04N105W TO 07N114W TO 08N125W TO 08N140W. NO
SIGNIFICANT DEEP CONVECTION.

.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF LINE 30N162W 25N175W 17N180W 13N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT APPROACHING AREA FROM THE W. SE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT NW OF LINE 30N163E 28N160E...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N170E 20N170W 13N180W 12N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 29N163E 1006 MB. FRONT 30N163E THROUGH
LOW TO 24N160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 330 NM OF LOW SE
QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N172E 26N171E
24N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N157W TO 26N165W TO 22N175W MOVING SE 5 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N154W 28N156W 21N160W. S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 148W AND 151W...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
N OF LINE 30N160W 26N173W 30N180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. NEW FRONT 30N158W 24N161W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE 30N142W 27N145W 24N165W 30N175W.

.ITCZ 06N140W 02N160W 04N170W 03N180W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.RIDGE 30N146W 27N160W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 28N165W 26N175W 30N175E MOVING S 10 KT.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 06N BETWEEN 180W AND 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 04N W OF
180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20N TO 13N BETWEEN
170W AND 170E AND FROM 08N TO 05N BETWEEN 175E AND 165E.

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT NW OF LINE 30N150W 03N170W 06N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT NW OF LINE 30N140W 06N160W
04N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N155W 25N160W
27N160E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 05N.

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

$$
.HONOLULU HI.


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