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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific) (Text)



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FZPN03 KNHC 242121
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST                                              
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL                          
2230 UTC THU APR 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 3.4S TO THE 
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC THU APR 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI APR 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT APR 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 26N BETWEEN 117W AND 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 119W AND 122W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 27N BETWEEN 113W AND 132W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N BETWEEN 116W AND 132W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.

.FROM 09N TO 13N W OF 134W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 
10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 19N140W 
TO 10N120W TO 07N140W TO 19N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 
9 FT IN MIXED NE AND S SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 18N W OF 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND S SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 22N140W 
TO 15N120W TO 12N120W TO 07N140W TO 22N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE...SW...AND NW SWELL.

.S OF A LINE FROM 03.4S90W TO 10N110W TO 10N120W TO 00N134W 
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF A LINE FROM 15N120W TO 15N110W TO 10N97W 
TO 00N81W...EXCEPT WITHIN 240 NM NE OF GALAPAGOS ISLANDS...WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 02S BETWEEN 91W AND 106W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC THU APR 24...  

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...                
NO MONSOON TROUGH IS PRESENT. ITCZ AXIS FROM 07N81W TO 08N90W TO 
06N100W TO 04N120W BEYOND 03N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED 
STRONG FROM 03N TO 09N BETWEEN 85W AND 91W. SCATTERED MODERATE 
FROM 01N TO 07N BETWEN 98W AND 112W. 

$$
.FORECASTER FORMOSA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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