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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific) (Text)



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FZPN03 KNHC 242143
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST                                              
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 
2230 UTC FRI OCT 24 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FRI OCT 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT OCT 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN OCT 26.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING... 
.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W... 
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W 
TO 12N95W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W... 
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W 
TO 11N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER 
OF AREA FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 95W AND 98W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W 
TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 
TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN N SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM 
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 10N98W N TO NE 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 07N 
TO 11N BETWEEN 93W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT 
IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W 
TO 15N95W TO 11N98W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO 
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 04N TO 13N 
BETWEEN 93W AND 102W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN A 
BROAD MIX OF SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N135W TO 25N140W.W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM 30N122W TO 
21N140W. W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW 
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 29N E OF 118W NW 
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE 
FROM 28N114W TO 12N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN 
NW SWELL.

.S OF 10N BETWEEN 100W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 07N BETWEEN 92W AND 103W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH AREA DESCRIBED IN 
WARNING.

.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 02N TO 05N BETWEEN 80W AND 85W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 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 2115 UTC FRI OCT 24...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...               
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS FROM 08N78W TO LOW PRES NEAR 12N93W 1007 MB 
TO 08N100W TO LOW PRES NEAR 11N110W 1010 MB TO LOW PRES NEAR 
12N118W 1010 MB TO 08N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED 
STRONG WITHIN 240 NM S OF TROUGH AXIS E OF 85W. SCATTERED 
MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF TROUGH BETWEEN 93W AND 97W. 
NUMEROUS MODERATE TO SCATTERED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM SW QUADRANT 
OF LOW PRES NEAR 11N110W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG 
WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF AXIS BETWEEN 125W AND 133W.

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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