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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific)



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FZPN03 KNHC 160925
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC TUE JAN 16 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC TUE JAN 16.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 17.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU JAN 18.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W...INCLUDING THE 
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W TO 
12N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. REMAINING 
WATERS FROM 00N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 91W AND 113W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W 
TO 13N95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 
30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE 
FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W TO 12N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. REMAINING WATERS S OF 13.5N BETWEEN 90W AND 
106W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE 
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W 
TO 12N96.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 
30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 8 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE 
FROM 16N95W TO 12.5N96W TO 10N99W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 16 FT. FROM 08N TO 11N BETWEEN 100W AND 105W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. REMAINING WATERS S OF 14.5N 
BETWEEN 91.5W AND 104W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN 
MIXED SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N88W...INCLUDING THE 
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. N 
OF 11N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W...INCLUDING GULF OF FONSECA...NE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 04N TO 11N E OF 
91W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W... 
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 04.5N TO 09.5N BETWEEN 87.5W AND 90W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 
09N88.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 11N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W...INCLUDING GULF 
OF FONSECA...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

.NW OF LINE FROM 29.5N115.5W TO 08N124W TO 00N140W WINDS 20 KT 
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NW. ELSEWHERE 
FROM 07N TO 17N W OF 113W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN 
MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST OPEN WATERS W OF 106W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL...HIGHEST W OF 115W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N135W TO 27N140W. NW OF 
FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN FRESH NW SWELL. 
REMAINING OPEN WATERS W OF 104W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 
12 FT IN NW SWELL. 

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

CONVECTION VALID AT 0845 UTC TUE JAN 16... 

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 109W AND 
117W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 09.5N74W TO 05N77W TO 10N85.5W TO 05N92W. 
ITCZ FROM 05N92W TO 08.5N126W TO BEYOND 08N140W. SCATTERED 
MODERATE TO STRONG FROM 02N TO 08N E OF 89W TO COAST OF 
COLOMBIA. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN 91W AND 
102W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 90 NM N AND 60 
NM S OF ITCZ BETWEEN 94W AND 118W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG 
FROM 07N TO 12N BETWEEN 118W AND 136W. 

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.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.