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NWS Forecast

FZPN02 KWBC 020530
HSFEPI

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC THU OCT 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 02.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 03.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 04.

.WARNINGS.

STORM WARNING

.LOW 47N162W 991 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. BETWEEN 240 NM AND 660 NM
NW...BETWEEN 420 NM AND 840 NM NE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 900 NM N SEMICIRCLE...AND
1140 NM SE AND 420 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N149W 975 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NW AND N OF
A LINE FROM LOW CENTER TO 57N145W TO 56N138W TO 52N132W WINDS 40
TO 55 KT. SEAS 13 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NW...480 NM
NE...840 NM SE AND 600 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS
10 TO 18 FT. ALSO WITHIN 780 NM NW...540 NM NE...1020 NM SE AND
900 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N143W 982 MB. WITHIN 120 NM N AND 540 NM
S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 49N TO 61N BETWEEN 127W AND 160W...AND WITHIN 300 NM SE OF
A LINE FROM 50N132W TO 40N147W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 36N172W 997 MB MOVING NE 35 KT. WITHIN 420 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 40N
BETWEEN 163W AND 167E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N156W 1000 MB. WITHIN 600 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
30N TO 40N BETWEEN 140W AND 165W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY LOW 59N143W
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

GALE WARNING

.LOW W OF AREA NEAR 54N161E 984 MB DRIFTING E. OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 600 NM E SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO
24 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 780 NM NE AND 960 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA NEAR 54N165E 1004 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 720 NM NE AND 480 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

GALE WARNING

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 40N TO 50N BETWEEN 173W AND 170E NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 46N167W 1000 MB. WITHIN 540 NM NW AND
900 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 780 NM NW AND 1080 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

GALE WARNING

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 49N155E. FROM 36N TO 52N W OF
170E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 30N TO 45N BETWEEN 123W AND 131W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 37N TO 45N BETWEEN 124W AND 131W NE WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 180W AND 165E WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 53N TO 66N BETWEEN 160W AND 170W N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 41N TO 51N
BETWEEN 140W AND 150W AND FROM 48N TO 52N BETWEEN 158W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVING.

.DENSE FOG. 48 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM
FROM 41N TO 50N W OF 166E.

.HIGH 40N133W 1025 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.HIGH 62N166W 1025 MB NEARLY STATIONARY
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 62N173W 1026 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N166E 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N171E 1030 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N162E 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. 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 THU OCT 02.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI OCT 03.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT OCT 04.

.WARNINGS.

TROPICAL STORM WARNING

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINETEEN-E NEAR 17.8N 105.4W 1003 MB AT
0300 UTC OCT 02 MOVING WNW OR 295 DEG AT 9 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WITHIN 75 NM E QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINETEEN-E NEAR 18.7N 108.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 40 NM N SEMICIRCLE...30 NM SE QUADRANT AND 0 NM SW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 45 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS
TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 18N TO 21N E OF 109W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINETEEN-E NEAR 19.6N 111.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 50 NM S SEMICIRCLE...70 NM NE QUADRANT AND 60 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 75 NM NW SEMICIRCLE AND
WITHIN 60 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
19N TO 22N BETWEEN 106W AND 114W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT IN SW SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINETEEN-E NEAR 21.0N 114.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINETEEN-E NEAR 23.0N 116.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM NINETEEN-E NEAR 24.0N 116.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 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

.S OF A LINE FROM 03.4S87W TO 05N100W TO 05N114W TO 00N120W 
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 02S BETWEEN 82W AND 85W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.AREA BOUNDED BY 05N100W TO 05N114W TO 09N122W TO 15N105W TO
11N100W TO 05N100W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN SW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
16N106W TO 12N107W TO 09N115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 109W AND 112W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.

.N OF 29N BETWEEN 121W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT
IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 130W AND 133W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 28N NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 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 0200 UTC THU OCT 02...

TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINETEEN-E
SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 16N TO
19N BETWEEN 104W AND 108W. ISOLATED MODERATE ELSEWHERE FROM 15N
TO 21N BETWEEN 103W AND 108W.

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH
            
MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 08N78W TO 09N90W TO 14N100W THEN
RESUMES NEAR 15N109W TO 11N120W TO 10N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
FROM 05N TO 07N BETWEEN 80W AND 84W...AND FROM 11N TO 13N
BETWEEN 111W AND 114W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM
11N TO 17N BETWEEN 95W AND 104W. ISOLATED MODERATE FROM 04N TO
08N BETWEEN 90W AND 96W...AND FROM 08N TO 13N BETWEEN 115W AND
132W.

.FORECASTER HUFFMAN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC OCT 02 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 03 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 04 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 06N164E 1006 MB MOVING WNW SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITHIN 120 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW. SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 11N W OF 171E.

24 HOUR FORECAST LOW
POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL
CYCLONE...NEAR 08N162E 1005 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO
10 FT WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT OF LOW.

48 HOUR FORECAST LOW
POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...MOVED W OF
160E. OVER FORECAST AREA...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
FROM 15N TO 09N W OF 162E.

.COLD FRONT 30N180E TO 28N170E TO 29N163E MOVING E 20 KT E OF
170E AND MOVING S 10 KT TO THE W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N169W TO 26N180E TO 25N170E.
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 26N175W TO 23N174W.
SECONDARY FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 27N180E TO 27N173E. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT N OF SECONDARY FRONT.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 28N161W TO 26N167W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 27N161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N149W TO 24N160W TO 21N179E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 28N160E TO 24N175E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 155W AND 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N162E TO
27N174W TO 30N167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 178W AND 168E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 11N140W TO 13N151W TO 11N165W TO 07N180E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM S AND 120 NM N OF ITCZ.


.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.