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FZPN03 KNHC 211541
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC MON MAY 21 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC MON MAY 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE MAY 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED MAY 23.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.AREA BOUNDED BY 21N140W TO 13N128W TO 11N128W TO 11N140W TO
21N140W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 09N TO 16N W OF 123W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 10.5N126W 1009 MB. FROM 10N TO
15N BETWEEN 116W AND 128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NE AND SW SWELL. FROM 10.5N TO 14N W OF 130W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 17N W OF 130W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 11N128W 1009 MB. FROM 10N TO 13N
W OF 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.AREA S OF LINE FROM 00N130W TO 09N123W TO 16N123W TO 20N108W TO
07N90W TO 01S92W TO 01N80.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN SW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 03N106W. FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN
107W AND 112W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND
SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 25N BETWEEN 90W AND 115W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN SW SWELL...EXCEPT MIXED NW AND SW SWELL
NW PART. S OF 02.5N BETWEEN 80W AND 90W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 26N BETWEEN 90W AND 116W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN PRIMARILY SW SWELL...EXCEPT MIXED NW AND
SW SWELL NW PART. S OF 04N BETWEEN 80W AND 90W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN SW SWELL.

.N OF 29N BETWEEN 118W AND 123W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N BETWEEN 122W AND COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND SW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N E OF 121W 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 AT 1500 UTC MON MAY 21...

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 150 NM OF COAST BETWEEN 90W
AND 95W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 09N74W TO 12N97W TO 08N123W TO
10N128W. THE ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 08.5N135W TO BEYOND 09N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG FROM 04.5N TO 11N BETWEEN COAST OF
COLOMBIA AND 105W...AND FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 107W AND 124W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 180 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN
134W AND 140W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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