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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific)



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FZPN03 KNHC 282141
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI APR 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FRI APR 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT APR 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN APR 30.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 28N BETWEEN 117W AND 124W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
10 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 30N119W. ELSEWHERE N OF 
23.5N BETWEEN 115W AND 128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT 
IN NW SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 118W AND 125W NW TO N WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 21N BETWEEN 114W 
AND 129W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 19.5N BETWEEN 115W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT 
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW TO N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 23N BETWEEN 123W AND 133W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED NW SWELL.   

.FROM 07N TO 17N W OF 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 9 FT IN 
MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 12N W OF 138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

.S OF LINE FROM 03.4S97W TO 03N113W TO 08N123W TO 00N128W WINDS 
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 03.4S90W TO 05N100W TO 12N112W 
TO 07N124W TO 00N120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 05N BETWEEN 110W AND 124W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN SW SWELL...EXCEPT IN MIXED NE AND SW SWELL 
W OF 110W.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA 18 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29.5N W OF 114W NW TO 
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 26.5N TO 28.5N NW 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 26N TO 27.5N WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN N SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST 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 2115 UTC FRI APR 28...

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 
08N127W TO 08N130W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 30 NM OF 04N78W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 10N86.5W TO 06N93W TO 07N103W TO 
04N110W. ITCZ EXTENDS FROM 04N110W TO 02N121W TO 02N130W TO 
01N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 180 NM SE AND S OF 
TROUGH AXIS BETWEEN 87W AND 94.5W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED 
STRONG WITHIN 180 NM S OF THE AXIS BETWEEN 96W AND 101.5W. 
SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM S OF THE AXIS BETWEEN 101.5W AND 
108W.

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.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.