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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2345 UTC MON MAR 18 2019

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

METAREA IV BULLETIN WILL ONLY BE BROADCAST FROM THE INMARSAT
AOE SATELLITE. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR RECEIVER IS POINTED
CORRECTLY.

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC MAR 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 20.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.LOW 36N168E 1001 MB MOVING E 40 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM
30N TO 39N W OF 171E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 37N177E 998 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW AND 180
NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N173W 989 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
780 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 19
FT...HIGHEST S QUADRANT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 39N164W 979 MB.
WITHIN 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N156W 967 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 20 TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 48N
BETWEEN 142W AND 163W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 28 FT...
HIGHEST S.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 47N172W 976 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 540 NM S
AND BETWEEN 120 NM AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT.
SEAS 17 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 33N TO 52N BETWEEN 157W AND
178E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 28 FT...HIGHEST S AND SW
QUADRANTS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N165W 984 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SW AND 420
NM NW QUADRANTS...WITHIN 300 NM N OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM THE
LOW TO 50N160W TO 47N150W...AND FROM 37N TO 46N BETWEEN 142W AND
165W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 27 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 43N161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N163W 980 MB. WITHIN 900 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT...EXCEPT SEAS TO 12
FT IN THE BERING SEA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N153W 991 MB MOVING N 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 48N142W
TO 54N143W TO 60N142W. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM E OF
THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
48N BETWEEN 131W AND 154W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
BELOW WITH LOW 49N142W.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 39N137W 999 MB MOVING N 25 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
300 NM NE QUADRANT AND FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 129W AND 149W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 48N
BETWEEN 130W AND 158W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N142W 996 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
60N144W TO 53N145W TO THE LOW TO 33N124W. N OF 44N WITHIN 480 NM
E OF THE FRONT...AND S OF 44N WITHIN 240 NM EITHER SIDE OF THE
FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N154W 986 MB. WITHIN 540 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM E
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA 52N158E 989 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS W OF A LINE FROM 53N166E TO 46N166E TO 40N160E WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA 54N165E 992 MB. N OF 48N W OF
175E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N178E. WITHIN 420 NM S AND 300 NM W
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE FROM 58N162W TO
60N178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 61N W OF
ALASKA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 38N122W 1010 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 42N BETWEEN 118W AND 137W WINDS LESS THAN
25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 39N TO 44N BETWEEN 146W AND 149W.

.HIGH 64N167W 1005 MB DRIFTING SE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 32N180W 1017 MB MOVING E 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N162E 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N174E 1029 MB.

.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. 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 MON MAR 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE MAR 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED MAR 20.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 99W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED N AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13.5N95.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 93.5W
AND 98W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W...
INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 10N TO 14.5N BETWEEN
94.5W AND 99W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W
TO 12.5N96.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11.5N TO 14.5N BETWEEN
93.5W AND 98W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N132W TO 27N133W TO 20.5N140W. N OF 24N
WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT. N OF 27N W OF FRONT W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT IN
NW SWELL...HIGHEST NW ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N124W TO 26N125W TO 17N140W.
N OF 28N WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN
NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N116W TO 25N118W
TO 18N136W. OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N125W.

.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09.5N89W...INCLUDING GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 11N BETWEEN 89W AND 91.5W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO
10N88.5W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN 92W AND 112W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL. S OF 00N BETWEEN 97W AND 120W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 02N TO 11N BETWEEN 93.5W AND 108W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 04N TO 11N BETWEEN 93W AND 111W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.

.FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 120W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN 113W AND 132W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 14N BETWEEN 124W AND 140W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NW AND NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE
W OF LINE FROM 20N119W TO 09N119W TO 00N136W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 06N BETWEEN 78.5W AND 81W...INCLUDING
GULF OF PANAMA...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 AT 2000 UTC MON MAR 18...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH FROM 08N85W TO 06N87W TO 03N95W. ITCZ FROM 03N95W TO
01N100W TO 02N110W TO 04N125W TO 06N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH BETWEEN 84W AND 94W AND WITHIN
120 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 105W AND 110W.

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC MAR 18 2019.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 19 2019.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 20 2019.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N170E TO 24N160E MOVING ESE 15 KT. SECOND FRONT
FROM 30N162E TO 29N160E MOVING ESE 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS MERGED. RESULTANT FRONT FROM 30N176W TO
24N170E TO 22N160E. SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 480 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 28N. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 27N
FROM 164E TO 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 23N180E TO 25N160E. SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 27N FROM 169E TO 174W. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 23N W OF 167E.

.FRONT FROM 20N140W TO 17N147W MOVING SE 10 KT. NW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT N OF 28N E OF 144W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF AREA. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR
LESS.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 16N BETWEEN 155W AND
178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 14N E OF
175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 27N167W 1022 MB MOVING E 20 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
22N144W...FROM HIGH TO 30N159W...AND FROM HIGH TO 22N161E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 26N153W 1022 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST
AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 19 FT N AND E OF LINE FROM 23N140W TO 16N151W TO
13N160W TO 12N169W TO 20N168W TO 30N161W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE IN AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 21N140W TO 13N153W TO
06N157W TO 01N172W TO 01N174E TO 07N160E...AND LINE FROM 30N171W
TO 18N178E TO 17N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 28N W OF 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N166W TO
28N172W TO 29N172E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
29N160W TO 25N171W TO 26N170E TO 23N160E. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT N OF
11N E OF 147W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N AND E OF LINE FROM
08N140W TO 03N154W TO 01N165W TO 01N177E TO 12N170E TO 18N177W
TO 20N162W TO 30N160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 152W AND
178W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N148W TO
18N163W TO 18N169W TO 24N171W TO 22N166E TO 24N160E. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT E OF LINE FROM 26N140W TO 14N154W TO 12N176E TO 04N179E TO
03N170W TO 01N150W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 06N155W TO 02N175W TO 01N173E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM N...AND OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 90 NM S...OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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