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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific)



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FZPN03 KNHC 180302
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SUN FEB 18 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SUN FEB 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE FEB 20.

.WARNINGS.
.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO 09.5N88W...INCLUDING THE 
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86.5W TO 
09.5N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86.5W TO 
10.5N89W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.FROM 15N TO 25N BETWEEN 130W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 
TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. FROM 28N TO 30N BETWEEN 126W AND 133W WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE ASND NW SWELL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 14N TO 20N BETWEEN 132W AND 140W NE WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 20N 
BETWEEN 130W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST W OF A LINE FROM 28N115W TO 23N130W TO 12N130W 
TO 12N140W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 

.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W... 
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W... 
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA COLD FRONT APPROACH FROM 
29.5N TO 31N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA COLD FRONT FROM 31N113W TO 
29N115W. FROM 29.5N TO 31N NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 
8 FT. 

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

.ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 60 NM OF 17N112W.

CONVECTION VALID AT 0300 UTC SUN FEB 18... 
.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH... TROUGH FROM 
10N85W TO 06N90W TO 04N100W. ITCZ FROM 04N100W TO 06N120W TO 
07N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION IS NOTED.

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.FORECASTER FORMOSA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.