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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific)



476 
FZPN03 KNHC 171526
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 
1630 UTC SUN FEB 17 2019

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SUN FEB 17.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON FEB 18.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE FEB 19.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 25N WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 23N E OF 120W NW 
TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 16 FT. W OF LINE FROM 30N140W 
TO 22N131W TO 18N121W TO 14N128W TO 14N140W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF LINE 
FROM 30N115W TO 22N109W TO 17N110W TO 10N121W TO 03N140W WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...EXCEPT 11 TO 14 FT N OF 20N IN 
MIXED NW TO N SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 24N TO 27N E OF 116W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 12N TO 24N AND W OF 
LINE FROM 29N138W TO 24N130W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 
TO 13 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. REMAINDER OF AREA W OF LINE FROM 
30N115W TO 22N109W TO 17N110W TO 10N121W TO 03N140W WINDS 20 KT 
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NW AND SW SWELL...EXCEPT 11 TO 
14 FT IN MIXED NW TO N SWELL FROM 19N TO 27N E OF 120W.    
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 24N TO 26N E OF 114W AND N OF 28N E OF 
126W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. 
FROM 10N TO 23N AND W OF LINE FROM 28N139W TO 23N134W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. REMAINDER 
OF AREA W OF LINE FROM 30N115W TO 17N107W TO 09N114W TO 04N123W 
TO 03N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NW TO N 
SWELL. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 23N W OF 133W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N115W TO 
15N106W TO 01N109W TO 00N120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 
FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL...HIGHEST FAR NE.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 23N TO 25N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.12 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 1515 UTC SUN FEB 17...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 08N78W TO 08N87W TO 05N96W. ITCZ CONTINUES 
FROM 05N96W TO 02N110W 01N120W TO 01N130W. SECOND ITCZ FROM 
03.4S91W TO 03S102W TO 03.4S112W TO 03S120W. SCATTERED MODERATE 
ALONG AND WITHIN 30 NM S OF THE SECOND ITCZ BETWEEN 91W AND 97W.

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.