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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN02 KWBC

FZPN02 KWBC 181725
HSFEPI

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1745 UTC WED JAN 18 2017

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC JAN 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 20.

.WARNINGS.

STORM WARNING

.LOW 46N134W 976 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 40N126W TO 46N126W WINDS 40 TO
50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM E AND 900 NM S
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N129W 984 MB. WITHIN 90 NM W AND S AND
360 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
47N137W BELOW.

STORM WARNING

.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 44N142W 978 MB MOVING NE 20 KT.
BETWEEN 180 NM AND 480 NM SW AND BETWEEN 180 NM AND 540 NM W
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 20 TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE EXCEPT
AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 46N134W ABOVE WITHIN 600 NM SE...840 NM
SW...780 NM W...AND 720 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS
15 TO 30 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FROM 32N TO 46N BETWEEN 124W
AND 140W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 34N119W
TO 30N124W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW 47N137W BELOW.

STORM WARNING

.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 54N175W 983 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
WITHIN 120 NM NE AND 180 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 47N169W TO 54N171E WINDS
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N175W 970 MB. WITHIN 120 NM N AND 90 NM
W QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N172W 968 MB. WITHIN 120 NM SE AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 420 NM W AND N...360 NM E...AND 300 NM S
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 11 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST 58N165W 977 MB. WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW WINDS 35
TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 50N BETWEEN 156W AND
180W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 TO 20 FT.

STORM WARNING

.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 41N177W 971 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
WITHIN 360 NM S AND 180 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS
22 TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 44N BETWEEN 166E AND 173E
WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N154W 975 MB. FROM 37N TO 43N BETWEEN
144W AND 162W WINDS 45 TO 60 KT. SEAS 24 TO 41 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 480 NM E...960 NM S...AND 660 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO
45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N137W 975 MB. WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE
OF A LINE FROM 46N147W TO 40N138W TO 36N130W WINDS 45 TO 60 KT.
SEAS 25 TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 420 NM
N...540 NM E...1020 NM S...AND 720 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45
KT. SEAS 15 TO 30 FT. ALSO N OF 54N BETWEEN 133W AND 147W WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

STORM WARNING

.30 HOUR FORECAST OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 34N TO 44N W OF 162E
AREA OF SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF FORECAST AREA 47N159E 992 MB WITH
SECOND LOW 38N162E 1002 MB. WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE
FROM 48N164E TO 42N170E TO 35N160E WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO
26 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 30N171E TO 41N174E TO 50N169E
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20 FT.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 53N152W 976 MB MOVING S 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN
240 NM NE AND SW...AND 360 NM N AND W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.

24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N150W 980 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE
300 NM
NW...AND 360 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
47N137W ABOVE.

GALE WARNING

.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 53N136W 965 MB MOVING N 15 KT.
WITHIN 300 NM NW...180 NM NE...480 NM SE...AND 120 NM SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND 59N134W. WITHIN 90 NM OF 56N136W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL INLAND. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
47N137W ABOVE.

GALE WARNING

.OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
55N151W TO 60N151W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N143W 978 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE
AND 360
NM SW AND W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20
FT...HIGHEST SW QUADRANT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
47N137W ABOVE.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 40N164E 1006 MB MOVING SE 25 KT. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH
LOW 41N177W ABOVE...OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 900 NM SE...660
NM S...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 20
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
41N175W BELOW.

GALE WARNING

.LOW 43N175E 993 MB MOVING E 15 KT. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
41N177W ABOVE...WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10
TO 20 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N179W 1001 MB. WITHIN 600 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.

24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N175W 1004 MB. WITHIN 360 NM SE
840 NM
SW...AND 180 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 22 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N161W 1004 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 15 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
300 NM SE...1020 NM SW...AND 780 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35
KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING

.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS
N OF 57N W OF 162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 58N W OF
162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF A LINE
FROM 57N163W TO 57N170W TO 60N178W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 49N172E 1001 MB MOVING SE 15 KT WITH SECOND LOW 54N170E
1004 MB MOVING S 15 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 50N BETWEEN
169E AND 163E AREA OF N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N180W 1004 MB WITH SECOND LOW
DISSIPATED. WITHIN 300 NM S...540 NM SW...AND 420 NM W QUADRANTS
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH LOW
42N161W IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.BOGOSLOF VOLCANO AT 53N168W IS IN A STATE OF UNREST. MARINERS
TRAVELING IN THE VICINITY OF BOGOSLOV VOLCANO ARE URGED TO
EXERCISE CAUTION. IF MARINERS ENCOUNTER ANY VOLCANIC
ASH...REPORT THE OBSERVATION TO THE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER BY
CALLING 301-683-1520.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 46N131W TO
44N126W TO 36N130W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE
FROM 42N159W TO 36N160W TO 31N165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS IMPROVED.

.HIGH 30N158W 1022 MB MOVING E 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 30N162E 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N178E 1034 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 56N150W 1004 MB.

.FORECASTER FIGURSKEY. 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 WED JAN 18
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU JAN 19
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI JAN 20

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 08N TO 15N W OF 133W AND FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 122W AND
133W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 07N
TO 19N W OF 133W...AND FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 116W AND 133W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 17N W OF 137W AND FROM 10N TO 15N
BETWEEN 126W AND 137W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO 19N W OF 137W...FROM 08N TO 17N BETWEEN
126W AND 137W...AND FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 122W AND 126W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 12N W OF 137W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 19N133W TO 12N137W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 09N TO
12N BETWEEN 133W AND 137W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.

.N OF 28N W OF 135W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW
SWELL. COLD FRONT MOVING INTO NW CORNER AROUND 18/1800 UTC.
.12 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N133W TO 29N136W TO 29N140W.
N OF 29N E OF 136W WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT SW TO W WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
30N125W TO 27N135W TO 26N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N124W TO 27N135W AND
WEAKENING FRONT TO 27N140W. N OF A LINE FROM 30N120W TO 29N126W
TO 30N128W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL.
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N120W TO 26N128W TO 25N140W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N116W TO 27N123W AND
DISSIPATING FRONT TO 26N130W. N OF A LINE FROM 30N118W TO
26N125W TO 23N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NW
SWELL...EXCEPT 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N122W TO 28N125W
TO 26N135W TO 24N140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N114W TO 28N116W AND
DISSIPATING FRONT TO 25N125W. N OF A LINE FROM 30N122W TO
28N125W TO 29N133W TO 30N137W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN NW SWELL N OF A LINE FROM 29N115W TO 25N120W TO 19N133W TO
19N140W...EXCEPT SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N118W TO
26N125W TO 22N140W.

FROM 10N TO 12.5N E OF 90W
INCLUDING THE GULF OF
PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 29.5N W TO SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST BETWEEN 28N AND 30.2N W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 1515 UTC WED JAN 18...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 15N116W TO 12N119W TO 08N120W. SCATTERED
MODERATE WITHIN 180 TO 240 NM OF TROUGH.

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 30 NM OF 13N110W AND 12N113W.

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH

A TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 05N77W TO 02N79W TO 02N83W.  ITCZ AXIS
EXTENDS FROM 04N85W TO LOW PRES NEAR 05N95W 1010 MB TO 02N106W
TO 03N110W TO 08N118W...AND RESUMES AT 08N122W TO 06N133W TO
BEYOND 06N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 180 TO
240 NM N OF AXIS BETWEEN 115W AND 119W...AND WITHIN 200 NM N OF
AXIS BETWEEN 122W AND 127W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 80 NM S OF
AXIS BETWEEN 118W AND 125W.

.FORECASTER LAU/HOUSTON. HONOLULU HAWAII.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC JAN 18 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 19 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 20 2017.

.WARNINGS.

GALE WARNING

.FRONT FROM 30N174W TO 20N170E TO 16N160E MOVING E 40 KT ALONG
30N. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF LINE FROM 29N168W TO 27N178W TO
29N166E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N166W TO
25N179W TO 28N162E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF
FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 20N174E TO 15N160E. NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF LINE FROM 24N170E TO 22N178E TO 14N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 21N180E TO 16N160E.
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W OF LINE FROM 30N172E TO 26N168W TO 20N176W
TO 07N176W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N145W TO 26N160W TO 27N174W MOVING ESE 40 KT ALONG
30N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 155W. SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
N OF 29N E OF 146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 30N147W. WINDS
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA. NEW FRONT FROM
29N140W TO 30N145W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 18N E OF 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 07N TO 18N E OF
168W. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF LINE FROM 14N180E TO 07N175E TO
05N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 12N E OF
176W.

.RIDGE FROM 26N140W TO 25N160W TO 19N178E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 24N160E TO 21N169E BUILDING E 20 KT.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 18 TO 19 FEET N OF 28N BETWEEN 159W AND 166W. SEAS 12 TO
18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N156W TO 15N172W TO 26N178W TO
21N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 07N140W TO
05N178W TO 04N164E TO 10N160E...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS E OF
LINE FROM 29N140W TO 25N154W TO 18N157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N140W TO
19N155W TO 08N157W TO 08N160W. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF LINE FROM
29N168W TO 25N177W TO 26N176E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE FROM 06N140W TO 02N171W TO 04N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 151W AND
159W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 30N175E TO
24N160E TO 05N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 02N TO 05N BETWEEN 147W
AND 166W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS S OF 04N W OF 173E.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 07N155W TO 05N164W TO 01N171W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM NW AND N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 156W AND
162W.



.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.