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NWS Forecast

FZPN03 KNHC 241529
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST                                             
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC FRI OCT 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 24.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT OCT 25.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN OCT 26.

.WARNINGS.

GALE WARNING

WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95W

INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 45 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
16N95W TO 12N95W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 11N97W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN N SWELL. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
10N98W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 15N95W TO 08N98W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN NE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W
TO 15N95W TO 13N96.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO
NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NE SWELL. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 75 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO
10N99W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA FROM 03N TO 13N BETWEEN 92W AND 102W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N136W TO 29N140W. WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT SW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. W OF FRONT NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING COLD FRONT FROM 30N126W TO 24N134W
TO 22N140W. W OF FRONT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
NW SWELL...EXCEPT 11 TO 13 FT N OF 29N W OF 131W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT DISSIPATED. W OF A LINE FROM
30N118W TO 17N130W TO 15N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N128W.

.S OF 11N BETWEEN 100W AND 128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 07N BETWEEN 91W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MERGED WITH AREA DESCRIBED IN
WARNING.

.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 02N TO 05N BETWEEN 80W AND 85W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 03N TO 06N BETWEEN 79W AND 82W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED NW AND NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1345 UTC FRI OCT 24...

INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH
              
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS FROM 08N78W TO 11N89W TO 09N100W TO 12N119W
TO 09N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 210 NM S OF AXIS
BETWEEN 78W AND 82W WITH SCATTERED MODERATE ELSEWHERE FROM 02N
TO 06N E OF 84W. ISOLATED MODERATE WITHIN 270 NM N OF AXIS
BETWEEN 92W AND 100W AND SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM S OF
AXIS BETWEEN 94W AND 101W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 180 NM S OF
AXIS BETWEEN 115W AND 133W AS WELL AS W OF 136W.


.FORECASTER SCHAUER. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.