096
FZPN03 KNHC 122206
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC WED DEC 12 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC WED DEC 12.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU DEC 13.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FRI DEC 14.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11.5N86W TO 08.5N91W...INCLUDING GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
06N TO 11.5N BETWEEN 90W AND 92W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.FROM 04.5N TO 08N BETWEEN 79W AND 81W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
PANAMA...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND SW
SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W...
INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT. ELSEWHERE AREA FROM 02.5N TO 13N BETWEEN 92W AND 112W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC AREA N OF 12N WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.TROUGH FROM 08N131W TO 13N129W. FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 124W
AND 132W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
10N TO 25N W OF 129W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08N137W TO 16N132W. FROM 14N TO
22N BETWEEN 129W AND 140W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT. N OF 22N W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN FRESH NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09N138W TO 15N135W. FROM 11N TO
20N W OF TROUGH AND 135W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
COLD FRONT FROM 30N136W TO 28N140W. N OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NW. ELSEWHERE W OF
LINE FROM 30N116W TO 26N115W TO 21N122W TO 15N124W TO 07N138W TO
00N132W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.

.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29N NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 25N NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA 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 2100 UTC WED DEC 12...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 06N77W TO 05.5N95W. ITCZ FROM 05.5N95W TO
08N125W AND FROM 08N135W TO BEYOND 08N140W. NO SIGNIFICANT
CONVECTION IS OBSERVED.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.