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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC SUN DEC 21 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 23.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N151W 1004 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E OF A
LINE FROM 43N144W TO 31N152W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N142W 986 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E QUADRANT
AND 240 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N141W 976 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 21 TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 49N TO 57N E
OF 145W WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ALSO FROM 45N TO
58N E OF 150W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 50N164W 979 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 720 NM W QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 27 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 1020 NM
S...960 NM W...AND 900 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12
TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N157W 998 MB. FROM 30N TO 48N BETWEEN
162W AND 173W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 540 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N164E 985 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N172E 968 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
53N179E TO 46N178W TO 36N172E. WITHIN 420 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS
AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 18 TO
27 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 33N TO 57N BETWEEN 170W AND 166E WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 60N147W 974 MB MOVING SW 10 KT.
BETWEEN 360 NM AND 1320 NM S QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13
TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N150W 995 MB. WITHIN 600 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 33N TO 50N W OF 163E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 54N166E TO 49N173E TO
38N166E TO 34N160E. WITHIN 300 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 57N TO 63N BETWEEN 170W AND 176W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 33N TO 42N W OF 165E WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N BETWEEN THE ALASKA COAST AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS N OF 60N AND W OF THE ALASKA COAST.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE
FORECAST WATERS N OF 60N BETWEEN THE ALASKA COAST AND 173W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 37N BETWEEN 119W AND 126W AREA OF
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 120W AND 127W AREA OF
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 39N TO 45N
BETWEEN 122W AND 142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 41N TO 45N BETWEEN 135W AND
145W AND FROM 37N TO 48N BETWEEN 175E AND 167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 44N TO 50N BETWEEN 126W AND 133W
AND FROM 40N TO 52N BETWEEN 174W AND 176E.

.HIGH 34N171E 1029 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N179W 1031 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N168W 1032 MB.

.HIGH 32N132W 1029 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N130W 1030 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N132W 1027 MB.

.FORECASTER NOLT. 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 SUN DEC 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON DEC 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE DEC 23.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 07N TO 22N W OF 120W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO
14 FT IN MIXED NE WIND WAVES...AND SE AND NW SWELL. N OF 27.5N
WITHIN 150 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NORTE NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W
OF A LINE FROM 27.5N115W TO 24N112W TO 06N115W TO 00N140W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST
NEAR 28N120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 21N W OF 123W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL. N OF 27N
BETWEEN 120W AND 123W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT IN
NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 28N115W TO 20N108W TO
12N110W TO 00N125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 22N117W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 14N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL. N OF
28N BETWEEN 122W AND 126W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO
12 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 24N114W
TO 12N101W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N140W.

.N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC SUN DEC 21...

.LOW PRES NEAR 08N107W...SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM NE
QUADRANT.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 06N78W TO 06N97W. ITCZ FROM 06N97W TO
LOW PRES NEAR 08N107W TO 06N125W TO 06N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM N OF AXIS E OF 80W...WITHIN 120 NM S OF
AXIS BETWEEN 109W AND 113W...AND WITHIN 120 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN
130W AND 134W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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