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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2345 UTC SUN DEC 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 30.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 41N167W 990 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 120 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 43N
BETWEEN 162W AND 176W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N161W 980 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 28 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N160W 982 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
360 NM S AND W...420 NM SE AND 300 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 58N168W 981 MB. N
OF 50N BETWEEN 148W AND 179W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18
FT...HIGHEST S OF THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 53N159W 997 MB MOVING NW 30 KT. WITHIN 360 NM NE AND E OF A
LINE FROM 58N162W TO 40N145W TO 30N141W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
11 TO 21 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 55N TO 60N BETWEEN 143W
AND 153W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 50N TO 60N BETWEEN 140W AND 154W WINDS 35
TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 50N E OF 154W AND
WITHIN 300 NM NE AND E OF A LINE FROM 50N146W TO 30N139W WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 58N BETWEEN 140W AND 149W WINDS 30 TO 45
KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE AND E OF A LINE
FROM 58N149W TO 51N141W TO 35N143W TO 30N139W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 47N BETWEEN 160E AND 168E WINDS 35
TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N160E 958 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT
AND 180 NM NE AND E OF A FRONT FROM 51N163E TO 45N170E TO
30N166E WINDS 40 TO 60 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT...EXCEPT IN S
QUADRANT 23 TO 38 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 54N W OF 177E WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 52N176W 980 MB MOVING NW 25 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 47N TO 58N
BETWEEN 168W AND 180W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA 59N176E 989 MB. CONDITIONS NW
OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 35N TO 49N BETWEEN 160E AND 180W AREA OF NW WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 480 NM SW OF A LINE FROM 43N171W TO
53N167E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 50N
BETWEEN 164W AND 180E WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 33N TO 45N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W AREA OF
NE TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 33N157W 1005 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E AND
240 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM NW AND W OF A LINE FROM 39N147W TO
34N160W TO 30N160W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.E OF A LINE FROM 45N127W TO 54N133W AREA OF NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 40N151W 997 MB MOVING N 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM OF THE LOW
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED BY LOW 46N160W NOTED ABOVE.
CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW NW OF AREA 58N170E 974 MB DRIFTING NE. WITHIN 300 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA NEAR 58N170E 988 MB. CONDITIONS
NW OF AREA.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 37N TO 52N
BETWEEN 140W AND 156W AND FROM 34N TO 39N BETWEEN 165W AND 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 420 NM NE OF A LINE FROM
53N160W TO 36N141W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 36N TO 52N BETWEEN 144W AND
139W AND N OF 61N BETWEEN 166W AND 173W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N168E 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N177W 1022 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 47N151W 1029 MB.

.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 1800 UTC SUN DEC 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON DEC 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE DEC 30.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 20N W OF 130W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM LOW PRES W OF AREA NEAR
28N141W 1008 MB TO 27N138W TO 20N136W. N OF 20N BETWEEN 130W AND
137W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. N OF 18N W OF
137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING LOW PRES NEAR 26N138W 1010 MB WITH
DISSIPATING COLD FRONT TO 27N134W. N OF 27N W OF 130W E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 24N TO 27N BETWEEN 130W
AND 134W SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
10N W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXES NW AND
NE SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING GULF
OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N96W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO
09.5N92W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE 11N86W TO 09.5N90W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC SUN DEC 28...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 08N83W TO 05N95W. ITCZ FROM 05N95W TO
07N131W TO 07N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION.

.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 25N144W 1007 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. FRONT FROM 30N143W TO THE
LOW TO 20N143W TO 11N156W MOVING E 10 KT. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF
22N E OF 142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FRONT FROM 30N142W TO 27N140W.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS IN FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 28N140W TO 28N143W.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N166E TO 27N160E MOVING E 20 KT.
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 420 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N173W TO 24N170E TO 22N160E MOVING E 30 KT. W
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM W OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 24N175W TO 22N178E.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 24N160W TO 20N165W. NW
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF FRONT.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 06N160W TO 02N179E. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.RIDGE FROM 24N178W TO 25N162W MOVING E 10 KT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N169E TO 24N160E MOVING E 25 KT.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 14N W OF 180E...AND FROM
08N TO 10N BETWEEN 160W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 20N W OF
180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT 09N TO 20N BETWEEN
170W AND 170E...AND FROM 20N TO 25N BETWEEN 170W AND 180E.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 22N TO 25N W OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20N TO 25N W OF 170E.
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 25N W OF 163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEE FRONT IN GALE WARNING ABOVE FOR WINDS IN
THIS AREA.

.SEAS 13 TO 15 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 147W AND 154W. SEAS 9 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT NW OF LINE
30N175W TO 23N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 11 FT N OF 19N E OF 150W...AND FROM
05N TO 25N W OF 180E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 160E AND
165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 05N TO 23N BETWEEN 170W
AND 170E....AND N OF 20N BETWEEN 155W AND 170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
FROM 10N TO 20N W OF 170E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF
FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 05N W OF 180E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.


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