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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific)



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FZPN03 KNHC 170938
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC TUE JAN 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC TUE JAN 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU JAN 19.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 11N TO 15N W OF 126W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 
12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N131W TO 24N122W TO 
16N113W TO 08N125W TO 06N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 
FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 13N W OF 135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 21N140W TO 
17N125W TO 15N113W TO 10N125W TO 08N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 12N W OF 136W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 20N140W TO 
13N122W TO 09N133W TO 07N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 
FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.18 HOUR FORECAST NW OF A LINE FROM 30N137W TO 29N140W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT APPROACHING FAR NW CORNER. NW OF A 
LINE FROM 30N135W TO 28N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 
FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N138W TO 29N140W. NW OF A 
LINE FROM 30N131W TO 27N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 
FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N128W TO 28N135W 
AND DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO 27N140W. NW OF A LINE FROM 30N124W 
TO 27N131W TO 26N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW 
SWELL.

.N OF 24N BETWEEN 119W AND 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT 
IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 11N88W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS 
THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.21 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W 
TO 11N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE 
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W 
TO 11N87W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0915 UTC TUE JAN 17...

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG IS WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE
FROM 13N11W TO 13N115W TO 13N118W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 05N77W TO 03N79W TO LOW PRES NEAR 01N83W 
1010 MB. ITCZ AXIS EXTENDS FROM 03N97W TO 02N105W TO 07N114W TO 
07N123W TO 06N132W TO BEYOND 06N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 
60 NM S OF THE AXIS BETWEEN 110W AND 112W. 

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.