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FZPN03 KNHC 240216
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC FRI MAR 24 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI MAR 24. 24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT MAR 25. 48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN MAR 26.


.WARNINGS.


.NONE.


.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.


.COLD FRONT APPROACHING 30N140W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29.5N139W TO 29.5N140W TO 30N140W TO 30N138W TO 29.5N139W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N132W TO 28N140W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 29N135W TO 26N140W TO 30N140W TO 30N129W TO 29N135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N118W TO 28N130W TO 26N140W. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N130W TO 20N128W TO 20N140W TO 28N140W TO 30N138W TO 30N124W TO 25N130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.


.GULF OF CALIFORNIA S OF 27N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 26N TO 28N WITHIN 30 NM W OF MAINLAND MEXICO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.


.WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 13N116W TO 08N140W TO 13N139W TO 17N123W TO 30N116W TO 24N111W TO 13N116W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 03N124W TO 05N140W TO 21N140W TO 29N114W TO 21N109W TO 03N124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 09N135W TO 08N136W TO 08N140W TO 12N140W TO 12N135W TO 09N135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 03N120W TO 04N140W TO 10N135W TO 20N140W TO 21N112W TO 03N120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 10N119W TO 03N128W TO 03N140W TO 20N140W TO 18N123W TO 10N119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.


.03 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.


.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.


.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N WITHIN 90 NM W OF BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA...INCLUDING SEBASTIAN VIZCAINO BAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.


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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0200 UTC FRI MAR 24...


.SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 03N TO 07N E OF 79W.

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.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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