000
FZPN03 KNHC 181513
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC FRI APR 18 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 3.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FRI APR 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT APR 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN APR 20.

.WARNINGS.

...GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC GALE WARNING...

.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N95W N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
13N96W INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
13N96W N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 11N98W
INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 12N TO 16N W OF 138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN
NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 18N W OF 138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 15N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT N MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.

.N OF 29N BETWEEN 121W AND 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 118W AND 122W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED W AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NW OF A LINE FROM 30N131W TO 26N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN PRIMARILY NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC FRI APR 18...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 06N78W TO 06N90W. ITCZ FROM 06N90W TO
07N110W TO 05N133W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 03N TO 07N BETWEEN
78W AND 104W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG FROM 02N TO
08N BETWEEN 116W AND 133W.

$$
.FORECASTER FORMOSA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.