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FZPN01 KWBC 042148
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC WED MAY 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT VOS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC MAY 04.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 05.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 06.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 46N168W 986 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM
SE...780 NM SW...300 NM NW...AND 480 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST SW QUADRANT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N159W 985 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
56N150W TO 50N146W TO 33N159W. WITHIN 720 NM W AND SW...540 NM
SE...AND 840 NM NE QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 420 NM E AND NE OF THE
FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST S OF THE LOW
CENTER.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N153W 994 MB. WITHIN 540 NM S SEMICIRCLE
AND N OF 51N BETWEEN 132W AND 140W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 180 NM W OF A LINE FROM 38N126W TO 45N123W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM W OF A LINE
FROM 35N126W TO 44N124W TO 50N126W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 38N TO 43N BETWEEN 124W AND 127W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 50N BETWEEN
123W AND 132W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 38N TO 43N BETWEEN 124W AND 128W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 50N BETWEEN
123W AND 132W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N150W 1005 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 180 NM N AND S AND 360 NM E QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 56N173E
TO 45N172E TO 32N163E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 53N165E 991 MB.
BETWEEN 180 NM AND 1020 NM S AND 360 NM AND 720 NM E QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT...HIGHEST S QUADRANT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 33N154W 1013 MB. WITHIN 240 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 38N150W TO 30N156W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 30N127W 1015 MB MOVING E 15 KT. FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN
127W AND 136W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 47N166W TO 50N148W
TO 46N143W TO 33N164W TO 47N166W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 300 NM E OF A LINE FROM
53N147W TO 37N153W AND FROM 40N TO 52N W OF 168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 180 NM E OF A LINE FROM
52N140W TO 44N144W AND WITHIN 240 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
56N176E TO 46N175E TO 38N166E.

.HIGH 36N143W 1032 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N140W 1031 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N138W 1030 MB.

.HIGH 35N165E 1032 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N175E 1032 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N176W 1034 MB.

.HIGH 51N168E 1026 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. 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 WED MAY 04.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU MAY 05.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI MAY 06.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM
OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14N95W TO 12N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N125W TO 24N128W TO 21N140W. N OF
29N BETWEEN 130W AND 133W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT
IN NW TO N SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 128W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N121W TO
22N125W. N OF 24N BETWEEN 125W AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 26N BETWEEN 121W
AND 132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 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 2100 UTC WED MAY 04...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

SURFACE TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 10N90W TO LOW PRES NEAR 07.5N101W TO
07.5N105W. ITCZ FROM 07.5N105W TO 07N122W TO 05N131W TO BEYOND
05N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM OF
TROUGH BETWEEN 99W AND 104W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 115W AND 127W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 127W AND 133W.

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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