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NWS Forecast

FZPN02 KWBC 240530
HSFEPI

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC FRI OCT 24 2014

CCODE/1:31:12:01:00/AOW+POR/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC OCT 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 26.

.WARNINGS.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING

.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA 30.8N 168.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 90 NM NE...90 NM SE...50 NM SW...AND 50 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 240 NM NE...180 NM SE...120 NM
SW...AND 180 NM NW QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 30 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA 37.5N 160.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 120 NM NE...210 NM SE...180 NM SW...AND 40 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM NE...220 NM
SE...300 NM SW...AND 240 NM NW QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 32 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL ANA NEAR 46.5N 145.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL ANA ABSORBED BY LARGER
EXTRATROPICAL LOW.

STORM WARNING

.LOW 38N140W 1008 MB MOVING E 15 KT WILL ACCELERATE NE AFTER 24
HOURS. S OF 40N WITHIN 540 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 33N BETWEEN 135W AND 142W
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MEAN CENTER 39N131W 995 MB.
BETWEEN 120 NM AND 300 NM NE QUADRANT AND 120 NM AND 360 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
31N TO 44N BETWEEN 124W AND 145W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16
FT...HIGHEST W OF THE LOW CENTER.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N128W 993 MB. WITHIN 180 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND NEAR 49N121W 996 MB. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 600 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
8 TO 16 FT.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 49N142W 993 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. N OF 40N WITHIN 720 NM W
AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 52N139W 993 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N136W 1003 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NE AND W
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED INTO INLAND LOW 49N121W WITH
CONDITIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 59N144W 1002 MB DRIFTING W. FROM 56N TO 60N BETWEEN 151W
AND 156W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N146W 1006 MB. FROM 55N TO 59N BETWEEN
151W AND 157W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N146W 1007 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 41N177E 1008 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT
AND 240 NM E AND NE OF A FRONT FROM THE LOW TO 31N167W WINDS 25
TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N173W 1000 MB. WITHIN 420 NM W AND 240
NM N QUADRANTS AND FROM 36N TO 47N BETWEEN 161W AND 170W WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N161W 997 MB. WITHIN 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 300 NM NW AND W OF A LINE FROM THE LOW TO 38N172W...AND FROM
40N TO 48N BETWEEN 140W AND 160W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT.

GALE WARNING

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW NW OF FORECAST AREA 63N176W 993 MB.
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 57N BETWEEN 169W AND 180W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

GALE WARNING

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW NW OF FORECAST AREA 55N168E 1000 MB.
OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 420 NM SE AND 540 NM SW QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 300 NM E OF A COLD FRONT FROM
64N165W TO 58N167W TO 52N179W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS N AND NW OF A LINE FROM 48N160E TO 58N175W
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N AND NW OF A LINE FROM 48N160E TO 55N175W TO
60N170W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS N OF FORECAST AREA.

.LOW 39N161E 1016 MB DRIFTING E. WITHIN 300 NM N QUADRANT WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N163E 1018 MB. WITHIN 180 NM N
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 38N166E 1018 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH TROPICAL
STORM ANA FROM 30N TO 35N BETWEEN 163W AND 173W WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH TROPICAL
STORM ANA FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 153W AND 166W WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 37N TO 45N
BETWEEN 179E AND 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 36N TO 44N BETWEEN 165W AND
178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 38N TO 47N BETWEEN 157W AND
165W.

.HIGH 44N164W 1032 MB MOVING SE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 39N155W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N144W 1026 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 46N164E 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N172E 1025 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N161E 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER COLLINS. 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 FRI OCT 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT OCT 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN OCT 26.

.WARNINGS.

GALE WARNING

.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 13N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14.5N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14.5N95W TO 12N95W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 13N96W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF
LINE FROM 13N96W TO 09N96W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN N SWELL.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 14N95W...INCLUDING GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF
LINE FROM 16N95W TO 12N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
12N96W TO 08N97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN A BROAD
MIX OF SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 10N96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 13N96W
TO 10N97W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF
SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 25N BETWEEN 115W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.N OF 29N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N137W TO 28.5N140W. NW OF FRONT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE
30N133W TO 28N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N132W TO 25N140W. NW OF
FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATING FROM 30N125W TO
26N130W. NW OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW
SWELL.

.S OF 13N BETWEEN 105W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9
FT IN SW SWELL.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 07N BETWEEN 95W AND 110W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 10N BETWEEN 91W AND 100W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND SW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0300 UTC FRI OCT 24...

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH
              
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS FROM 07N78W TO 13N89W TO 09N102W TO LOW PRES
NEAR 10N111W 1011 MB TO LOW PRES NEAR 10N128W 1011 MB TO BEYOND
09N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF AXIS
W OF 85W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 150 NM S OF AXIS BETWEEN
115W AND 120W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM N AND 120 NM S OF
AXIS BETWEEN 125W AND 135W.

.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC OCT 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING

.TROPICAL STORM ANA 26.7N 169.5W MOVING NW 6 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 80 NM NE...50 NM SE...30 NM SW...50 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE...100 NM SE...60 NM SW...130 NM NW.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE
28N164W 26N168W 25N171W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA N OF AREA 30.8N 168.8W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 90 NM NE...90 NM SE...50 NM SW...50 NM NW. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER OVER FORECAST AREA N OF 28N BETWEEN 166W AND 171W.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 28N BETWEEN
164W AND 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA FAR N OF AREA 37.5N 160.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 120 NM NE...210NM SE...180 NM SW...40 NM NW. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS LOWERED TO 8 FT OR LESS
OVER FORECAST AREA.

FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH
CAUTION DUE TO FORECAST UNCERTAINTY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N177W 21N172E 19N160E MOVING E 10 KT N OF 25N AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90
NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N172W 24N180E 20N170E 18N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N165W 24N180W 20N170E.

.FRONT 30N144W 28N152W 29N159W MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 26N140W 24N148W 28N160W. N TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO SHEAR LINE 23N140W 21N150W
26N159W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH 12N169E 07N167E 02N168E MOVING W 10 KT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 12N167E 04N162E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 12N162E 10N160E.

.MONSOON TROUGH 09N140W 09N148W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.

.RIDGE 28N140W 28N144W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 30N174W 23N178W 19N174E MOVING E 10 KT.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 29N E OF 155W. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS
OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF 155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 20N E OF 148W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ITCZ 09N149W 08N160W 07N175W 05N170E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM N AND 180 NM S OF THE ITCZ.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 06N W OF 163W.


.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.