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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1745 UTC FRI JAN 30 2015

CCODE/1:31:12:01:00/AOW+POR/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC JAN 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 01.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST CENTER 38N151W 989 MB MOVING NW 20 KT
WHILE RAPIDLY INTENSIFYING AND SECOND CENTER 40N156W 989 MB
MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 600 NM NW...240 NM NE...840 NM SE AND
660 NM SW QUADRANT OF FIRST CENTER WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
19 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 50N BETWEEN 135W AND 160W WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N156W 954 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S SEMICIRCLE
AND 480 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 16 TO 32 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 720 NM NW...900 NM NE...780 NM SE AND 960 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ALSO WITHIN 1080
NM NW...960 NM NE...1260 NM SE AND 1140 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N157W 965 MB. WITHIN 600 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...AND 840 NM SE AND 660 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO
40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 900 NM NW...720 NM
NE...1080 NM SE AND 960 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8
TO 16 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 47N165E 1000 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 40N TO 55N W
OF 174E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT. ALSO FROM 40N TO
58N W 180W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA NEAR 54N168E 1008 MB. WITHIN 420
NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
10 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 360 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KTS. EAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS WELL N OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 36N164W 997 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. WITHIN 1020 NM NW...1380 NM
N AND 540 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 58N BETWEEN 160W AND 180W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED BY LOW 45N156W DESCRIBED ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 35N168E 1010 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FROM 30N TO 40N W OF 174E
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 40N W
OF 175E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 31N171E 1009 MB. FROM 30N TO 40N W OF 178E
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA NEAR 44N151E 979 MB. WITHIN 420
NM NE OF A LINE FROM 46N160E TO 37N168W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 54N168E TO 30N176W WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 53N139W 1003 MB. WITHIN 360 NM NE
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
660 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING...
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF A LINE FROM 57N158W TO 58N168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 58N159W TO 58N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVING.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 53N132W 1017 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. WITHIN 300 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FROM 30N TO 44N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W N TO NW WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 44N BETWEEN 118W AND 130W N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNING SECTION ABOVE FROM 30N TO 50N
BETWEEN 180W AND 170E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE FRMO
30N TO 50N BETWEEN 172W AND 174E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 38N TO 46N
BETWEEN 140W AND 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 46N TO 51N BETWEEN 135W AND
142W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 40N TO 47N BETWEEN 165E AND
161E.

.HIGH 44N129W 1027 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 35N132W 1026 MB MOVING SW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N133W 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 59N174W 1040 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 62N168W 1040 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N168E 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED N OF AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 32N174W 1020 MB.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. 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 1200 UTC FRI JAN 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT JAN 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN FEB 01.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN 45 NM EITHER OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO
15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W TO
13N96W 11N98W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 04N TO 13N BETWEEN 93W AND 109W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N96W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
15N95W TO 11N98W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 04N TO 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 106W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W
13N97W 11N101W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 04N TO 14N
BETWEEN 94W AND 106W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 93W AND 108W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 10N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N88W 08N90W NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 05N TO 11N
BETWEEN 88W AND 93W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED
NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N89W...
INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 08N90W
07N94W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N88W TO
08N90W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 13N E OF 90W AND FROM 07N
TO 10N BETWEEN 90W AND 91W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 12N E OF 90W...INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 11N86W 10N89W 09N94W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 03N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PANAMA...N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST N OF 06N BETWEEN 78W AND 80W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 03N BETWEEN 78W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST...N OF 07N BETWEEN 78W AND 80W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST...N OF 03N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PANAMA...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 22N TO 28N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.FROM 08N TO 13N W OF 135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
FROM 08N TO 18N BETWEEN 114W AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 12N W OF 130W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO 21N W OF 122W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 12N W OF 131W NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 19N W OF 123W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.N OF 29N BETWEEN 122W AND 127W WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N BETWEEN 118W AND 128W NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N BETWEEN 120W AND 127W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC FRI JAN 30...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 06N77W TO 03N80W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG FROM 03N TO 06N BETWEEN 77W AND 79W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ AXIS FROM 07N85W TO 03N97W TO 06N128W TO 06N140W. NUMEROUS
STRONG FROM 05N TO 06N BETWEEN 110W AND 112W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM SOUTH OF ITCZ AND WITHIN 60 NM
NORTH OF ITCZ BETWEEN 113W AND 123W.

.FORECASTER MT. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC JAN 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N168E TO 23N164E TO 20N160E. FRONT MOVING E 20 KT
N OF 23N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N BETWEEN 170E AND 162E. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N173E TO 23N168E TO 25N160E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT N OF 23N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 25N169E TO 18N162E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 27N175E TO 18N165E.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 24N.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX SYSTEM WITH MAIN FRONT FROM 30N150W TO 24N156W TO
20N167W TO 19N179W...MOVING E 30 KT E OF 167W...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SECOND WEAKENING FRONT FROM 27N150W TO
22N156W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 25 TO 40 KT N OF A LINE FROM
30N143W TO 25N148W TO 26N152W TO 30N157W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 28N140W TO 24N148W TO 25N154W TO
28N160W TO 30N172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS MERGED. FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 25N148W
TO 19N157W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 20N157W. WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT N OF 29N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW JUST W OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 03N159E 1007 MB MOVING W
SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 03N160E TO 04N166E NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 08N W OF 176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02N160E TO 01N167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02N160E TO 02N167E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 19N BETWEEN 170W AND
175E... AND FROM 07N TO 13N E OF 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 14N E OF
153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 13N E OF
159W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW COLD FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 26N160E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 30N148W TO 25N161W.

.RIDGE FROM 24N140W TO 19N151W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 30N179W TO 22N168W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N177E TO 21N168E MOVING E 10 KT.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST
AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 17 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N167E TO 27N164E TO
25N160E. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N146W TO 24N161W TO
30N178W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N145W TO
23N145W TO 18N169W TO 04N180E TO 09N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF
07N E OF 145W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N146W TO
26N167W TO 30N174W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
30N141W TO 18N160W TO 12N178E TO 18N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM
08N TO 17N E OF 153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 05N180E TO
20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 06N E OF 180E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 03N BETWEEN 168W AND 178W.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 07N155W TO 02N168W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.




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