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FZPN03 KNHC 190305
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON FEB 19 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC MON FEB 19. 24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 20. 48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED FEB 21.


.WARNINGS.
...GALE WARNING...


.03 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 32.5N115W TO 26N120W. GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 29N TO 31N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 32N112.5W TO 30.5N114.5W. GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 29N TO 30.5N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. N OF 30.5N NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 31.5N111.5W TO 29N114.5W. GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT E OF AREA. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.


.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.


.FROM 14N TO 18N BETWEEN 131W AND 140W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 19N BETWEEN 130W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 12N AND W OF 27W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. NW OF A LINE FROM 28N114W TO 24N127W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 25N BETWEEN 130W AND 140W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 29N115W TO 15N120W TO 08N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN MIXED SWELL...HIGHEST SEAS AT 30N121W.


.WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 12N86.5W TO 09.5N89W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 12N86.5W TO 10N90W... INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.


.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.


.03 HOUR FORECAST N OF 05N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE W GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST N OF 06N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE W GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 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 AT 0300 UTC MON FEB 19...


.SCATTERED MODERATE CONVECTION FROM 15N TO 18N BETWEEN 123W AND 127W.


.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...TROUGH FROM 10N85W TO 06N90W TO 05N102W. ITCZ FROM 05N102W TO 07N110W TO 07N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION NOTED.

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.FORECASTER FORMOSA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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