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903
FZPN03 KNHC 260244
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC TUE MAR 26 2019

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC TUE MAR 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED MAR 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU MAR 28.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95.5W TO 12.5N96W N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE...EXCEPT WINDS BELOW GALE FORCE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14.5N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 14N BETWEEN
94W AND 96.5W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
14N95.5W TO 10N100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W TO 12.5N97W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W TO 11N98W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95.5W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W TO 12N97W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N126W TO 26N131W AND WEAKENING TO 23N138W. N
OF A LINE FROM 04N104W TO 00N120W TO 00N140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR
10N130W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N127W TO
26N132W TO 22N138W. W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 20N106W TO
05N102W TO 03.4S110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N140W.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N127W TO 26N132W
THEN WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT TO 22N138W. W OF A LINE FROM
30N116W TO 21N112W TO 13N104W TO 09N99W TO 03N99W TO 03.4S99W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL
...EXCEPT MIXED WITH SW TO W SWELL S OF 08N BETWEEN 99W AND 120W
AND S OF 02N W OF 120W. HIGHEST SEAS NEAR 30N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FRONT FROM 30N126W TO
25N132W THEN WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT TO 22N136W. SECOND COLD
FRONT FROM 30N135W TO 29N140W. LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N125W TO 25N130W
THEN WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT TO 22N136W. SECOND COLD FRONT
FROM 30N129W TO 28N135W THEN STATIONARY FRONT TO 27N140W. W OF A
LINE FROM 30N123W TO 20N119W TO 16N112W TO 11N98W TO 07N93W TO
01N99W TO 03.4S99W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW
SWELL...EXCEPT MIXED WITH SW SWELL S OF 04N W OF 93W. HIGHEST
SEAS NEAR 30N140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 30N123W TO
25N130W TO 22N136W. DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N125W TO
27N132W AND DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 27N140W. N OF 21N
AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N123W TO 21N134W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST N OF 29N. S OF A LINE FROM
21N140W TO 15N118W TO 13N110W TO 12N97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.

.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10.5N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
11.5N86W TO 10N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N88W TO 09N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
11.5N86W TO 10N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 11N87W TO 10.5N89W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
11.5N86W TO 10N88W TO 08.5N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 09.5N88W TO 08N91W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
11.5N86W TO 10N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

.27 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 08N79W
TO 05N80W...INCLUDING GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 08N79W
TO 04N82W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 08N79W
TO 06N80W...INCLUDING GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 116W AND 120W WINDS LESS THAN
20 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.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 AT 0215 UTC TUE MAR 26...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 06N77W TO 05N81W TO 06N87W. ITCZ EXTENDS
FROM 06N87W TO 03N102W TO 02N111W TO 02N120W TO 03N130W TO
BEYOND 03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 30 NM OF THE ITCZ
BETWEEN 127W AND 130W.

$$
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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