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NWS Forecast

FZPN01 KWBC 270955
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC WED AUG 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 41N166E 1003 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 300 NM E AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N170E 998 MB. WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS MERGED WITH LOW 53N173E
DESCRIBED BELOW.

GALE WARNING

.LOW JUST W OF AREA 47N159E 992 MB DRIFTING NE. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 420 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N164E 997 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 300 NM NW AND 300 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N173E 999 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 

GALE WARNING

.LOW 57N172W 1005 MB MOVING E 25 KT. FROM 49N TO 53N BETWEEN
158W AND 179W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N151W 997 MB. WITHIN 420 NM S AND 300 NM
SE...AND 240 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N143W 1000 MB. FROM 48N TO 55N BETWEEN
135W AND 150W...AND BETWEEN 120 NM AND 300 NM E AND NE QUADRANTS
 WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 30N TO 34N BETWEEN 131W AND 150W AREA OF E TO NE WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 30N141W 1010 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N144W 1011 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 36N TO 52N
BETWEEN 160E AND 179W...AND FROM 50N TO 54N BETWEEN 180W AND
170W...AND FROM 43N TO 49N BETWEEN 137W AND 125W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 39N TO 53N BETWEEN 168E AND
169W...AND FROM 46N TO 49N BETWEEN 130W AND 127W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 36N TO 42N BETWEEN 167E AND
172W...AND FROM 42N TO 54N BETWEEN 171E AND 156W.

.HIGH 42N142W 1025 MB NEARLY STATIONARY WILL MOVE E 10 KT AFTER
24 HOURS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. 

.HIGH 44N162W 1030 MB DRIFTING SE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N160W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N161W 1027 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 40N173W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.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 0600 UTC WED AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FRI AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

HURRICANE WARNING

.HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 21.7N 122.5W 974 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 27
MOVING WNW OR 850 DEG AT 11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT
GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 200 NM NE
QUADRANT...170 SE QUADRANT...120 NM SW QUADRANT AND 160 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 540 NM NE QUADRANT...500
NM SE QUADRANT 270 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 480 NM NW QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 480 NM
SE AND 210 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED IN KARINA SECTION BELOW REMAINDER N OF 09N
BETWEEN 107 AND 120W AND N OF 15N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIE NEAR 23.8N 127.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT...120 NM SE QUADRANT...90 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 160 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
470 NM N SEMICIRCLE...330 NM SE AND 210 NM SW QUADRANTS WITH
SEAS TO 30 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N AND 270 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA N
OF 13N BETWEEN 116W AND 126W AND N OF 18N BETWEEN 126W AND 135W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL LOW MARIE NEAR 27.0N 130.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. GALE FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM NE QUADRANT...60 NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
300 NM N AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 360 NM NW AND 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA OF 20N W OF 120W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL MARIE NEAR 29.5N 132.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 29.8N
134.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 29.2N
135.2W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE KARINA NEAR 14.5N 126.7W 1005 MB AT 0600
UTC AUG 27 MOVING SE OR 135 DEG AT 4 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. EXCEPT AS NOTED ABOVE WITH MARIE...WITHIN 120
NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.

24 HOUR FORECAST
LOW DISSIPATES.

LOW PRES
REMNANT OF LOWELL...NEAR 28N137W 1008 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN W SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES W OF AREA. N OF 20N W OF 135W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN W SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH MARIE SECTION ABOVE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N WITHIN 120 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC WED AUG 27...

HURRICANE MARIE
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG FROM 18N TO 24N
BETWEEN 120W AND 124W.

POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE KARINA
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
FROM 14N TO 16N BETWEEN 126W AND 129W.

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH
            
MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 10N85W TO 08N95W TO TO 11N109W.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 200 NM OF COAST
FROM 06N TO 13N. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 10N TO
13N BETWEEN 116W TO 122W


.FORECASTER DGS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.