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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific) (Text)



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FZPN03 KNHC 200229
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC WED MAR 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC WED MAR 20.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU MAR 21.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI MAR 22.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING GULF OF 
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. 
ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 99W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SW AND NE SWELL. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING 
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 97W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED SW AND NE SWELL.
.27 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING 
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT. 
ELSEWHERE N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W 
TO 14N96W TO 12.5N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING 
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 
FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 99W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SW AND NE SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N121W TO 25N123W TO 22N127W THEN STATIONARY 
TO 19N140W. NW OF LINE FROM 30N120W TO 05N140W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 29N130W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N115W TO 24N117W THEN 
STATIONARY TO 19N140W. W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 20N113W TO 
07N117W TO 00N130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW 
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT E OF AREA. W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 
20N109W TO 06N110W TO 00N121W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 
FT IN NW SWELL. 

.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF 
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING GULF OF 
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N SW WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 30N SW 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 WED MAR 20...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH FROM 09N79W TO 07N90W. ITCZ FROM 07N90W TO 03N110W TO 
BEYOND 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 04N TO 
08N BETWEEN 83W AND 87W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG 
FROM 06N TO 08N BETWEEN 88W AND 95W.

$$
.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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