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FZPN03 KNHC 240854
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC TUE JAN 24 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC TUE JAN 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU JAN 26.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 24N111W TO 21N112W. FROM 16N TO 20N W
OF 137W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE ENTIRE
AREA OUTSIDE GULF OF CALIFORNIA EXCEPT E OF LINE FROM 17N101W TO
06N96W TO 00N103W TO 03.4S113W AND S OF LINE FROM 00N125W TO
07N131W TO 07N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 19 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N122W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 132W
AND 138W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE
ENTIRE AREA OUTSIDE GULF OF CALIFORNIA EXCEPT E OF LINE FROM
20N107W TO 10N94W TO 02N91W TO 03.4S94W AND W OF LINE FROM
06N117W TO 03.4S118W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN NW
SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N124W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SURFACE TROUGH FROM 08N140W TO 15N133W. AREA
BOUNDED BY LINE FROM 14N122W TO 14N135W TO 10N140W TO 13N140W TO
23N132W TO 14N122W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE OUTSIDE GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND N OF LINE FROM 15N104W
TO 03N108W TO 03N125W TO 08N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
16 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NW PART. S OF LINE FROM 03.4S91W TO
04N92W TO 05N100W TO 03.4S104W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT IN NW SWELL.

.COLD FRONT FROM 28N111W TO 26N111W. GULF OF CALIFORNIA BETWEEN
27N AND 28N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. GULF OF
CALIFORNIA N OF 29N W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT NEAR 24N. WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA BETWEEN 26N AND 28N NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA BETWEEN 25N AND 29N NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE AREA BOUNDED BY
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 10N95W TO 12N99W TO 14N99W TO 16N95W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 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 0900 UTC TUE JAN 24...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
ITCZ FROM 05N109W TO 06N113W TO 04N134W TO 05N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE FROM 08N TO 10N BETWEEN 138W AND 140W.

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.FORECASTER MCELROY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.