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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific)



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FZPN03 KNHC 011500
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC WED MAR 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC WED MAR 01.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU MAR 02.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI MAR 03.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE 
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING 
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. 
ELSEWHERE N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 
8 TO 10 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE 16N95W TO 
14.5N95W TO 13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE 
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM 
EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N95.5W TO 11N97.5W N TO NE 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N TO NE SWELL. FROM 10N TO 
12N BETWEEN 97.5W TO 100W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE 
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF 
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF 
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.  
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF 
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 12N E OF 89W...INCLUDING THE GULF 
OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N140W TO 30N125W TO 30N119W TO 08N133W 
TO 08N140W TO 25N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE WIND 
WAVES AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 20N TO 22N W OF 136W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N140W 
TO 25N135W TO 20N125W TO 10N120W TO 08N140W TO 25N140W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N140W TO 16N126W TO 
10N126W TO 08N140W TO 22N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 
FT IN NE WIND WAVES AND NW SWELL.

.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 23N TO 29N NW WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 23N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT...HIGHEST SOUTHERN GULF OF CALIFORNIA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW 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 1500 UTC WED MAR 1...

.TROUGH FROM 05N92W TO 04N100W TO 03N107W. SCATTERED MODERATE 
WITHIN 90 NM N OF TROUGH AXIS.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

THERE IS NO ITCZ N OF THE EQUATOR.

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.