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NWS Forecast

FZPN01 KWBC 211610
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 UTC SUN SEP 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC SEP 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 23.

.WARNINGS.

STORM WARNING

LOW 42N165W 1004 MB MOVING E 25 KT. WITHIN 360 NM SW
420 NM
SE...120 NM E AND 60 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N161W 1002 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N149W 993 MB. WITHIN 150 NM SE AND NW
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
32N TO 46N BETWEEN 143W AND 159W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST LOW 43N146W 989 MB. WITHIN 210 NM SW AND 90 NM
NE SEMICIRCLES WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N141W 975 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SW AND 240
NM NE SEMICIRCLES WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 37 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 33N TO 52N BETWEEN 130W AND 155W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9
TO 22 FT...HIGHEST SW OF THE LOW.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 54N171E 990 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
480 NM NE AND SE AND 660 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
9 TO 17 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 53N167E 992 MB.
WITHIN 420 NM S SEMCIRCLE AND E QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N171E 1000 MB. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 420 NM
SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 53N138W 993 MB MOVING N 20 KT WILL TURN W. FRONT EXTENDS
FROM THE LOW TO 46N136W TO 35N139W. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND E
QUADRANTS AND 120 NM E OF THE FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N147W 996 MB. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 36N164E 1010 MB MOVING NE 35 KT. WITHIN 180 NM OF THE LOW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N179W 1014 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE
AND 360 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N166E 1010 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N176E 1011 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY BELOW 1 NM OVER FORECAST WATERS
FROM 52N TO 56N BETWEEN 134W AND 137W AND FROM 49N TO 53N
BETWEEN 175W AND 173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY IMPROVED.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY BELOW 1 NM FROM
49N TO 52N BETWEEN 173W AND 178E.

.HIGH 34N131W 1014 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 34N155W 1018 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N135W 1015 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 31N178E 1020 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 32N174W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N171W 1022 MB.

.HIGH 38N176E 1018 MB MOVING E 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 39N169W 1019 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N160W 1022 MB.

.HIGH 61N170W 1013 MB MOVING SE 05.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 59N168W 1016 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 42N174W 1016 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N167W 1022 MB.

.FORECASTER LEE. 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 1200 UTC SUN SEP 21.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON SEP 22.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE SEP 23.

.WARNINGS.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING

.TROPICAL STORM POLO NEAR 21.9N 111.2W 1004 MB AT 1500 UTC SEP
21 MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 7 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT
GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 30 NM OF CENTER
EXCEPT 40 NM NE QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 90 NM E AND 180 NM W SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 150 NM E AND WITHIN 240 NM
W SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN
MIXED SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION POLO NEAR 22.2N 113.8W.
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT AND SEAS TO 12 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF CENTER. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM SE AND WITHIN 120 NM NW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION POLO NEAR 22.2N 112.4W.
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT AND SEAS TO 12 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF CENTER. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST TROPICAL REMNANT LOW POLO NEAR 21.4N
115.6W. WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST TROPICAL REMNANT LOW POLO NEAR 20.1N
116.5W. WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS TO 10 FT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATED

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

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC SUN SEP 21...

TROPICAL STORM POLO
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG
WITHIN 150 NM W SEMICIRCLE.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 180 NM OF THE
COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICA AND MEXICO FROM 92W TO 95W.

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH
            
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N83W TO 12N95W TO 06N109 TO 11N131W. ITCZ
FROM 11N131W TO 12N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 150
NM S OF AXIS FROM 83W TO 86W AND WITHIN 240NM S AND 90 NM N OF
AXIS FROM 93W TO 100W.


.FORECASTER DGS. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.