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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific) (Text)



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FZPN03 KNHC 031503
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC TUE MAY 03 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 TUE MAY 03.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED MAY 04.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU MAY 05.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N133W TO 25N140W. N OF 28N AND NW OF FRONT N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF THE
FRONT WINDS LESS THAN 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N126W TO 23N132W.
N OF A LINE FROM 28N130W TO 28N136W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N127W TO 25N135W
TO 29N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N123W TO 23N127W.
N OF 28N BETWEEN 126W AND 133W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 26N126W TO 23N133W TO 26N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.

.39 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N TROUGH FROM
32N116W TO 27N113W. SW TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14.5N95.4W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO 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 1500 UTC TUE MAY 03...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH... 

MONSOON TROUGH FROM 11N86W TO 08N93W TO 07N110W. ITCZ AXIS FROM
07N110W TO 06N127W TO 05N135W TO BEYOND 04N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM
07N81W TO 04N86W TO 07N103W TO 14N89W...AND SCATTERED MODERATE
WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 07N111W TO 08N129W TO
04N140W.

$$

.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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