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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZPN03 KNHC

FZPN03 KNHC 230346
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC THU FEB 23 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC THU FEB 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI FEB 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT FEB 25.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N127W TO 27N140W. N OF FRONT E OF 135W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NW SWELL. N OF 26N BETWEEN 113.5W
AND 120W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. FROM 22N TO
25N W OF 133W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
BETWEEN COLD FRONT AND LINE FROM 26N113.5W TO 07N130W TO 05N140W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. N OF 24N E OF 121W NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
22N110W TO 16.5N115W TO 04N128W TO 09N140W...EXCEPT N OF 24N W
OF 124W...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND NE
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT NW OF AREA. N OF 27N W OF 133W S
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE NW OF
LINE FROM 30N131W TO 19N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
IN NW SWELL. FROM 17.5N TO 28N BETWEEN 111W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL.

.GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 15.5N N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS
THAN 8 FT. FROM 11N TO 14.5N BETWEEN 95W AND 97W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED N AND NW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N NW TO N WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 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 AT 0230 UTC THU FEB 23...

.SURFACE TROUGH FROM 01N98W TO 07N91W TO 05.5N85W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM NW OF TROUGH BETWEEN
90W AND 94W.

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH

THERE IS NO ITCZ OVER THE FORECAST WATERS NORTH OF THE EQUATOR.
NO SIGNIFICANT CONVECTION.



.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.