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FZPN01 KWBC 230425
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0430 UTC SAT FEB 23 2019

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

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

METAREA IV BULLETIN WILL ONLY BE BROADCAST FROM THE INMARSAT
AOE SATELLITE. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR RECEIVER IS POINTED
CORRECTLY.

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 25.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE FORCE WIND WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N165E 970 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NW AND 300
NM E QUADRANTS...AND 360 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS
16 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 44N170E TO 40N176E TO
35N176E TO 30N168E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 24 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N170E 959 MB. WITHIN 240 NM W SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 50 TO 70 KT. SEAS 18 TO 36 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N179E 956 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 50 TO 65 KT. SEAS 26 TO 46 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
420 NM SW SEMICIRCLE...360 NM NE AND 420 NM E QUADRANTS...AND
WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT FROM 47N174W TO 38N172W WINDS 40 TO 55
KT. SEAS 20 TO 36 FT. ALSO FROM 36N TO 57N BETWEEN 167W AND
167E...AND WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT 38N172W TO 33N177W WINDS 25
TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 29 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 53N131W 1003 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 45N155W 1000 MB MOVING NW 20 KT. WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH NEW LOW 52N165W 997 MB.
WITHIN 480 NM NE AND 420 NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N164W 1011 MB. WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N179W 983 MB MOVING N 25 KT. FROM 38N TO 55N BETWEEN 170W
AND 175E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 61N178E 981 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 56N170W
TO 52N165W. N OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL NW OF AREA. N OF 57N W OF 171W AREA
OF S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.18 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 45N176E 1009 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S
QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS
DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 40N149W 1000 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 18 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW W OF AREA 61N176E 982 MB DRIFTING N. FRONT FROM 56N178W TO
62N175W. WITHIN 480 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO
18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 61N178E ABOVE.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 38N TO 45N
BETWEEN 144W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 38N TO 48N BETWEEN 141W AND
152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 54N TO 53N BETWEEN 160W AND
164W.

.HIGH 37N134W 1031 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N127W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N125W 1026 MB.

.HIGH 54N153W 1027 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 57N145W 1031 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 57N146W 1032 MB.

.HIGH 32N166E 1021 MB MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N174W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N163W 1025 MB.

.FORECASTER ROWLAND. 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 0000 UTC SAT FEB 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN FEB 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON FEB 25.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.45 HOUR FORECAST N OF 15N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING
THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 15 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF
SAME LINE N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT WEAKENING FROM 26N112W TO 24N116W. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 29N115W TO 24N113W TO 21N122W TO 22N127W TO 26N133W TO
30N134W TO 29N115W...INCLUDING SEBASTIAN VIZCAINO BAY...WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
22N111W TO 13N113W TO 08N123W TO 14N140W TO 22N133W TO 27N118W TO
22N111W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 16N BETWEEN 113W AND 133W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 15N112W TO 10N118W TO 07N127W TO 10N140W
TO 18N140W TO 14N127W TO 15N112W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED.

.03 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10.5N TO 11.5N E OF 88W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 24.5N TO 28.5N NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 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 0230 UTC SAT FEB 23...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 05N76W TO 02N85W. ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 05N90W
TO 04N107W TO LOW PRES NEAR 03.5N109W TO 04N112W TO 02N140W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 04N TO 06.5N BETWEEN 94W
AND 100W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 02N TO 04N BETWEEN 102W AND
105W AND ALSO S OF 02N BETWEEN 124W AND 129W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.