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TAO performance continues to improve after fourth service cruise. Read more...

NWS Forecast

FZPN03 KNHC 281600
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST                                             
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL                        
1630 UTC FRI NOV 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FRI NOV 28.                           
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT NOV 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN NOV 30.

.WARNINGS.

STORM WARNING

WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N94.5W TO 13.5N96W
INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 15 TO 25
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 16N94.5W TO 13.5N96W TO
12N97W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 19 FT. WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 16N94.5W TO 07N90W TO 11N108W TO 16N94.5W
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN  
AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 16N94.5W TO 04N90W TO 05N105W TO
12N113W TO 16N94.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N94.5W TO 13N96.5W

INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC
N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 45
KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 16N94.5W TO 07N92W TO 06N101W TO 12N113W TO 16N94.5W NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 16N94.5W TO 07N90W TO 03N95W TO 05N107W
TO 13N115W TO 16N94.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N94.5W TO 14N96W

INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC
N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS 14 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 16N94.5W TO 07N97W TO 11N110W TO 16N94.5W NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT. REMAINDER AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 16N94.5W TO 06N90W TO 00N103W TO 14N118W TO 13N105W TO
16N94.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED
NE AND SW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 16N94.5W TO 13.5N96W

INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 95W AND 108W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY A LINE 16N94.5W TO 08N90W TO 00N102W TO 14N123W TO
14N100W TO 16N94.5W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. FROM 09N TO 12N BETWEEN 106W AND 111W E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY A
LINE FROM 18N123W TO 09N93W TO 00N107W TO 18N123W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE...SW AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.                                      

WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N90W
INCLUDING THE GULF
OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 86W AND 90W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9
FT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL.

24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N90W

INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT.

48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N89W

INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.

.WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N134W TO 25N140W. COLD FRONT
FROM 30N138W TO 28N140W. W OF LINE FROM 30N125W TO 15N123W TO
09N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MERGED FRONT FROM 30N132W TO 25N136W. NW OF
LINE FROM 30N136W TO 26N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 10N TO 18N W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONTAL TROUGH FROM 30N132W TO 22N136W. NW OF
LINE FROM 30N130W TO 22N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1530 UTC FRI NOV 28...                     

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH
         
MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 09N79W TO 07N91W. ITCZ FROM 07N91W
TO 07N101W TO 10N113W TO 09N125W TO 08N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ BETWEEN 108W
AND 113W...WITHIN 60 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 125W AND 128W...AND
WITHIN 120 NM N OF ITCZ W OF 137W.
 
.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.