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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC WED JAN 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 25.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 35N177E 995 MB MOVING NE 45 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 300 NM
S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N162W 986 MB. FROM 42N TO 46N BETWEEN
157W AND 161W WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 39N TO 47N BETWEEN 155W AND 162W AND WITHIJ 90 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND ALASKA WITH CONDITIONS
AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 57N168W BELOW.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 35N163W 993 MB. FROM 30N TO 35N
BETWEEN 160W AND 164W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM E AND 420 NM S
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N157W 984 MB. FROM 37N TO 43N BETWEEN
153W AND 157W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N154W 965 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM LOW
TO 48N146W TO 40N149W TO 33N154W. WITHIN 240 NM N...300 NM
NE...180 NM SEAND 150 NM SW AND W QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT.
SEAS 15 TO 33 FT...HIGHEST SE QUADRANT. ELSEWHERE FROM 49N TO
59N BETWEEN 144W AND 159W AND WITHIN 360 NM NE AND E OF FRONT N
OF 48N AND WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S OF 48N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 26 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 55N153W 990 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
LOW TO 46N144W TO 36N152W. WITHIN 240 NM N...NE AND S QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N155W 990 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 180 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND WITH CONDITIONS AS
DESCRIBED WITH LOW 54N154W ABOVE.

...STORM WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 44N159E 983 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 480 NM S QUADRANT AND WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE OF A
FRONT FROM 43N167E TO 38N166E TO 34N160E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITHIN MEAN CENTER 42N164E 979 MB.
FROM 34N TO 40N W OF 176E WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 33 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 300 NM E AND SE
OF A FRONT FROM 46N175E TO 39N171W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO
22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 54N161W 971 MB MOVING N 25 KT NEXT 12 HOURS THEN TURNING
NW. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 55N159W TO 49N152W TO 44N151W TO 40N153W.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 420 NM E AND SE AND 300 NM S
QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 45N WINDS 30 TO 45
KT. SEAS 12 TO 28 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 49N155W. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
480 NM N...720 NM E...540 NM S AND 120 NM W QUADRANTS AND WITHIN
360 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 24 FT...EXCEPT N
OF 56N 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N168W 985 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE
FREE WATERS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW
62N168W BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 46N172W 978 MB MOVING NE 20 KT THEN TURNING N AFTER 12
HOURS AND SLOWING AFTER 24 HOURS. WITHIN 480 NM S QUADRANT AND
BETWEEN 44N AND A LINE FROM 38N175W TO 34N160E WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. 12 TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N169W 978 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE AND E
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N168W 981 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE AND 480 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12
FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 54N175W 962 MB MOVING NW 15 KT THEN TURNING S AFTER 24
HOURS. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 480 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 9 TO 21 FT...HIGHEST NEAR
57N177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN LOW 56N175E 969 MB.
WITHIN 420 NM NW SEMICIRCLE AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 420 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N177E 975 MB. FROM 49N TO 53N BETWEEN
176W AND 175E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 41N164W 991 MB MOVING N 35 KT. WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE
AND 300 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 18 TO 22
FT WITH MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N163W 978 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 180 NM SE AND E AND 120 NM N QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.48 HUR FORECAST LOW 62N168W 981 MB. WITHIN 360 NM NW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS TO 8 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 50N127W 1004 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 180 NM W AND 240 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND AND CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N171W 991 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 540 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO
21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N158W 1003 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 60N W OF 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 43N TO 49N
BETWEEN 125W AND 132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 43N TO 50N BETWEEN 135W AND
145W AND WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 43N145W TO
34N161W TO 31N155W TO 40N145W TO 43N145W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 49N BETWEEN 127W AND
134W AND FROM 41N TO 53N BETWEEN 140W AND 147W.

.HIGH 37N131W 1036 MB DRIFTING N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 39N132W 1034 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N133W 1034 MB.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. 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 WED JAN 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU JAN 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI JAN 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...

.21 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND
95.5W N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 100W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 04N128W TO 12N127W. FROM 10N TO 22N BETWEEN
127W AND 136W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF 30N120W TO 20N120W TO 06N140W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SURFACE TROUGH FROM 07N132W TO 127N131W. FROM
12N TO 18N BETWEEN 125W AND 133W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N134W TO 10N120W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SURFACE TROUGH FROM 07N136W TO 12N133W. FROM
11N TO 17N BETWEEN 127W AND 134W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N133W TO 10N123W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.N OF 22N E OF 116W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 19N TO 23N BETWEEN 118W AND 122W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 22N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 24N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN
8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.FROM 9.5N TO 11.5N E OF 90W...INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. FROM 04N TO 09N BETWEEN 93W
AND 111W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF PAPAGAYO FROM 10N TO 11N E OF 87W NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 89W...INCLUDING GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.N OF 06N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING GULF OF PANAMA...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 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 0900 UTC WED JAN 23...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 09N76W TO 09N90W. ITCZ FROM 05N92W TO
03N106W TO 05N125W...RESUMES FROM 05N129W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 106W
AND 132W.

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 23 2019.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 24 2019.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 25 2019.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N169W TO 27N180E TO 28N175E TO 24N160E. FRONT
MOVING MOVING E 10 KT E OF 178W...AND W OF 175E. FRONT NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 26N BETWEEN 176E
AND 171E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 25N176E
TO 25N170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 25N180E TO 22N160E.
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N154W TO 24N168W TO 24N180E
TO 30N172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 24N165W TO 22N177W TO
22N176E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N151W TO 27N155W
TO 24N166W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN
166W AND 174W.

...GALE WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW COLD FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 27N160E. WINDS
25 TO 35 KT N OF 27N W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N169E TO 27N166E TO 24N160E.
S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF COLD FRONT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N170E TO 28N160E MOVING ESE 30 KT. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT N OF COLD FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT MERGED WITH FIRST FRONT DESCRIBED
IN GALE WARNING SECTION ABOVE.

.DISSIPATING TROUGH FROM 30N161W TO 25N171W TO 15N179W MOVING NW
SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM E OF TROUGH N OF
27N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 24N E OF 150W...FROM 05N
TO 15N BETWEEN 150W AND 170W...AND FROM 03N TO 09N BETWEEN 170W
AND 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 22N E OF
150W...AND FROM 03N TO 10N BETWEEN 150W AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.HIGH 21N174E 1015 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM 20N160E TO
HIGH TO 21N178W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 29N163E 1016 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED N OF AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 30N144W TO 25N155W TO 19N171W MOVING N SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N155W TO 25N160W TO 22N176E
TO 30N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 10N140W
TO 00N170W TO 00N177E TO 04N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N150W TO
23N154W TO 23N160W TO 26N165W TO 23N180E TO 28N166E. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 13N140W TO 00N162W TO 00N175E
TO 27N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N154W TO
24N163W TO 24N178W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
11N140W TO 00N160W TO 00N178E TO 23N160E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 07N W OF 169E.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 03N160W TO 02N175E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS S OF 05N BETWEEN 177W AND 169E.

$$

.FORECASTER 05. HONOLULU HI.


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