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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific)



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FZPN03 KNHC 170336
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC WED OCT 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 WED OCT 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU OCT 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI OCT 19.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TARA NEAR 20.0N 105.5W 1005 MB 
AT 0300 UTC OCT 17 MOVING NW OR 325 DEG AT 5 KT. MAXIMUM 
SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WITHIN 30 NM OF CENTER WINDS 
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS 
THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 24N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N137W TO 25N140W. NW OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N137W TO 25N140W. NW 
OF LINE FROM 30N134W TO 22N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. LOW PRES NEAR 12N136W 1008 
MB. W OF LINE FROM 12N131W TO 30N137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 
8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.

.FROM 08N TO 14N BETWEEN 98W AND 115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 
8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 13N93W 1007 MB. FROM 08.5N TO 
13.5N BETWEEN 88W AND 96W SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR 
13N95W 1005 MB. WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 
TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.

.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N94.5W 
INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N94.5W 
INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W TO 13N95.5W 
INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 
8 TO 11 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0300 UTC TUE OCT 16...

.REMNANTS OF TARA...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 75 
NM N QUADRANT.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM LOW PRES NEAR 16N91W TO 16N98W TO 11N122W. 
ITCZ FROM 11N122W TO 10N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG 
WITHIN 75 NM OF PACIFIC COAST BETWEEN 84W AND 95W. SCATTERED 
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 131W AND 137W.

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.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.