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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SUN DEC 21 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC DEC 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 23.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.FRONT EXTENDS FROM 43N130W TO 41N145W TO 30N156W. WITHIN 300 NM
E AND SE OF FRONT N OF 30N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 47N142W 1004 MB. WITHIN 420 NM NE AND
600 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 540 NM NE AND 900 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N138W 980 MB. WITHIN 120 NM SW SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 14 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM
E...240 NM SW...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS
10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N134W 984 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 49N
TO 57N BETWEEN 128W AND 141W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26 FT.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N165E 985 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF
LOW CENTER...EXCEPT NW QUADRANT...WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18
FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N172E 965 MB. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 300 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 20 TO 33 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N173E 954 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
57N175E TO 53N172W TO 47N169W TO 31N170E. BETWEEN 60 NM AND 240
NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 22 TO 36 FT. ALSO
WITHIN 300 NM S SEMICIRCLE...AND WITHIN 180 NM E AND NE OF FRONT
N OF 53N WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
300 NM E AND NE OF FRONT S OF 55N...AND WITHIN 660 NM NE...540 NM
SE...AND 360 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 48N169E 982 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
780 NM S AND SE...840 NM SW...AND 360 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 56N135W 992 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 600 NM W
AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 600 NM SE AND 840 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
47N142W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 50N165W 990 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
BETWEEN 120 NM AND 1020 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 13 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM SE...1140 NM S AND
SW...AND 660 NM W AND NW QUADRANTS N OF 30N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH NEW LOW TO FORM NEAR
46N154W 1007 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE...960 NM SW...AND 600 NM W AND
NW QUADRANTS N OF 30N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
55N134W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE WATERS OF THE BERING SEA N OF 60N BETWEEN 167W
AND 171W AREA OF N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N
OF 54N BETWEEN 161W AND 174W AREA OF N WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 56N TO 60N BETWEEN 161W AND 166W AREA OF N
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 55N173E ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT EXTENDS FROM 51N162E TO 46N165E TO 36N160E. WITHIN 240 NM
E AND NE OF FRONT N OF 43N...AND WITHIN 300 NM E AND SE OF FRONT
S OF 43N WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 49N177E TO 33N160E. WITHIN
300 NM E OF FRONT S OF 42N WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT N OF 42N...AND WITHIN 480 NM
E OF FRONT S OF 42N...WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOWS 55N173E AND
48N169E ABOVE.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N
OF A LINE FROM 57N162W TO 61N177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 59N165W TO 62N175W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 118W AND 124W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 37N BETWEEN 120W AND 127W AREA OF N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 121W AND 126W AREA OF N
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.LOW 57N151W 984 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N150W 1003 MB. WITHIN 240 NM E AND 360 NM
S QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
55N134W ABOVE.

.LOW 57N176E 1004 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW
AND 120 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED W OF AREA. WITHIN 480 NM N AND
NE OF A LINE FROM 51N177W TO 55N171E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 55N173E ABOVE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 30N146W TO 39N140W. WITHIN
120 NM E OF FRONT AND WITHIN 600 NM W OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 37N TO 45N E OF
146W AND FROM 39N TO 46N BETWEEN 168E AND 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 180 NM OF 45N138W AND WITHIN
360 NM OF 44N173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 240 NM E OF A LINE FROM
38N178E TO 47N171W.

.HIGH 34N133W 1031 MB WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH 48
HOURS.

.HIGH 34N175E 1030 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N173W 1032 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N164W 1031 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 46N124W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED INLAND.

.FORECASTER MILLS. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC SUN DEC 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON DEC 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC TUE DEC 23.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 07N TO 19N W OF 120W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10
TO 14 FT. N OF 29N BETWEEN 119W AND 122W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W TO 20N110W
TO 05N118W TO 00N128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 15N W OF 133W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. N OF 29N BETWEEN 120W AND 125W N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N116W
TO 16N105W TO 10N105W TO 02S120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST W OF LINE FROM 30N116W TO 10N110W TO 01S109W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.

.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 27N NW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 28N TO 29N E OF 115W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 2100 UTC SUN DEC 21...

SURFACE TROUGH WITHIN ITCZ FROM 05N110W TO 13N109W...SCATTERED
MODERATE WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 10N112W TO 16N103W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS FROM 07N78W TO 05N81W TO 07N86W TO 06N92W TO
07N97W. ITCZ AXIS FROM 07N97W TO 08N109W TO 06N117W TO 08N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 04N TO 09N E OF 83W AND
WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 04N110W TO 07N120W TO 09N140W.

$$
.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.




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