FZPN02 KWBC 181125
HSFEPI

HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC MON FEB 18 2019

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

METAREA IV BULLETIN WILL ONLY BE BROADCAST FROM THE INMARSAT
AOE SATELLITE. PLEASE ENSURE YOUR RECEIVER IS POINTED
CORRECTLY.

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 20.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 55N172W 979 MB MOVING NE 30 KT WILL TURN SE AFTER 24 HOURS.
WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE SEMICIRCLES WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO
35 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM E AND NE...960 NM SE...420 NM
SW...AND 240 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 15 TO
30 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 59N150W 1002 MB. WITHIN 540 NM SE...AND 420
NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 24 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N135W 1012 MB. WITHIN 720 NM S AND SE...
AND 300 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 21 FT.
ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 33N132W TO 58N150W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 34N166E 1011 MB MOVING NE 35 KT AND INTENSIFYING. N OF 30N
WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 45N178W 1000 MB. WITHIN 540 NM E AND NE...
660 NM S AND SE...AND 300 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40
KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N174W 981 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT
WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 23 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM E
AND NE...720 NM SE...60 NM SW...AND 300 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 60N148W 1011 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
FRONT EXTENDS FROM 57N136W TO LOW CENTER. N OF FRONT BETWEEN
137W AND 141W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
53N TO 61N BETWEEN 135W AND 153W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DESCRIBED
WITH LOW 59N150W ABOVE.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 30N TO 36N BETWEEN 143W AND 166W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11
TO 21 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N160W...30N169W...
38N157W...36N148W...30N145W...30N151W...33N156W...AND 30N160W
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRESSURE TROUGH TO EXTEND FROM 30N158W TO
42N163W. WITHIN 420 NM E OF TROUGH S OF 36N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 660 NM E OF TROUGH WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N164E 1000 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N169E 1000 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 120
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 60N174E 1003 MB WITH ASSOCIATED
CONDITIONS W OF AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS WELL NW OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 44N162E 1007 MB MOVING NE 35 KT AND INTENSIFYING. WITHIN
180 NM OF LOW CENTER...EXCEPT 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N170E 1004 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E AND
NE...AND 360 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO
15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N173E 1001 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS NW OF AREA.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 46N174E 1007 MB. WITHIN 300 NM S AND
SW...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 840 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO
10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N179E 999 MB. WITHIN 480 NM SE...420 NM
S AND SW...AND 360 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO
16 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N161E 1010 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N166E 1007 MB. WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 43N157E 1001 MB. WITHIN 420 NM
SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 30N TO 43N E OF 132W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 42N E OF 128W N TO NW WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DESCRIBED WITH FIRST STORM WARNING
IN WARNINGS SECTION ABOVE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 30N175W TO 39N170W TO
44N170W. WITHIN 300 NM W OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11
FT.

.LIGHT FREEZING SPRAY OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A LINE FROM
55N172E TO 47N162E...AND N OF A LINE FROM 59N167W TO 62N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 55N173E TO 46N162E...AND N OF LINE FROM 57N160W TO 62N174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LIGHT TO MODERATE FREEZING SPRAY W OF A LINE
FROM 57N176E TO 48N163E...AND N OF A LINE FROM 57N159W TO
61N176W.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 180 NM OF
44N172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 300 NM OF 43N175W...AND WITHIN
120 NM OF 32N153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 35N TO 50N BETWEEN 155W AND
165W.

.HIGH 42N145W 1042 MB NEARLY STATIONARY THROUGH 48 HOURS.

.HIGH 43N156W 1042 MB MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 42N145W ABOVE.

.HIGH 42N175E 1022 MB MOVING NE 40 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 49N160W 1033 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MERGED WITH HIGH 42N145W ABOVE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 39N177E 1029 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N168E 1027 MB.

.FORECASTER MILLS. 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 0600 UTC MON FEB 18.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE FEB 19.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED FEB 20.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 23N WITHIN 90 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. W OF LINE FROM 25N140W TO
22N130W TO 15N126 TO 08N133W TO 11N140W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT IN NW SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM
30N116W TO 20N108W TO 05N120W TO 02N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT MIXED NW AND N SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 19N122W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 26N E OF 123W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 11 TO 12 FT IN NW SWELL. FROM 11N TO 21N W OF 128W NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT IN NW TO N SWELL. ELSEWHERE W OF
LINE FROM 30N116W TO 17N104W TO 03N114W TO 00N131W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 29N120W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 12N TO 25N W OF 133W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N117W TO 20N108W
TO 07N102W TO 03.4S108W TO 03.4S120W TO 00N120W TO 00N140W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NW AND N SWELL...HIGHEST
NEAR 13N136W.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 29.5N TO 30.5N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 29.5N TO 30.5N SW TO W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 29.5N TO 30.5N SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 8 FT. N OF 31N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8
FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 27N TO 28.5N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
LESS THAN 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.30 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 10.5N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.45 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 11N86W
TO 11N87W TO 10.5N88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0845 UTC MON FEB 18...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

SURFACE TROUGH FROM 06N77W TO 04N85W TO 05N98W TO 01N110W. ITCZ
CONTINUES FROM 01N110W TO 00N120W BEYOND 00N140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 210 NM N OF SURFACE TROUGH AND
ITCZ BETWEEN 104W AND 114W.

.FORECASTER MT. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 18 2019.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 19 2019.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 20 2019.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 27N158W 1010 MB MOVING SW 15 KT. ANOTHER LOW 27N154W 1012
MB MOVING WNW 10 KT AND WEAKENING. TROUGH FROM 30N157W TO FIRST
LOW MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM SECOND LOW TO 22N155W TO
19N155W MOVING W SLOWLY. NE TO N WINDS 30 TO 45 KT N OF LINE
FROM 30N156W TO 26N158W TO 26N164W. SE TO E WINDS 30 TO 40 KT N
OF LINE FROM 30N155W TO 29N150W TO 25N148W TO 26N145W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 18N E OF 150W AND N OF LINE FROM 28N150W
TO 26N157W TO 11N170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 27N BETWEEN
150W AND 159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24N163W 1011 MB. SECOND LOW DISSIPATED.
TROUGH FROM 30N150W TO LOW TO 21N160W TO 17N161W. NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT N OF 27N BETWEEN 162W AND 165W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF 18N E OF 153W AND N OF LINE FROM 27N160W TO
22N166W TO 21N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24N165W 1013 MB. TROUGH FROM 30N165W TO
LOW TO 21N163W. SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF LINE FROM 25N156W TO
19N152W TO 19N149W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 18N E OF
153W...AND N OF LINE FROM 25N158W TO 22N153W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 03N165E 1006 MB MOVING W 10 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 03N160E
NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN 03N AND A LINE FROM
27N170W TO 19N160E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 01N
TO 10N W OF 173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH FROM
01N160E TO 00S161E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 04N TO 19N W OF 171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA. NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT W OF 175W BETWEEN 04N TO 16N.

.FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 28N160E MOVING ESE 20 KT. SW TO W WINDS
20 TO 25 KT N OF LINE FROM 30N170E TO 28N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 22N166E. NE TO N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT W OF LINE FROM 27N171E TO 19N161E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N176W TO 27N180W TO
22N172E. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 60 NM W OF FRONT S OF 28N.

.TROUGH FROM 17N151W TO 10N153W TO 04N156W MOVING WNW SLOWLY. E
TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 18N E OF 150W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 26N TO 03N BETWEEN 144W AND 152W...AND FROM
07N TO 04N BETWEEN 157W AND 158W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18N155W TO 10N160W TO 04N164W. E
TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 18N TO 10N E OF 153W...AND FROM 10N
TO 06N E OF 147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18N155W TO 07N163W. E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT FROM 08N TO 24N E OF 154W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N178W TO 25N164E MOVING SE SLOWLY AND WEAKENING
FROM THE W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 18 TO 22 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 156W AND 160W. SEAS 12 TO 18
FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 25N143W TO 22N146W TO 27N150W TO
18N166W. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT FROM 18N TO 07N BETWEEN 165E AND
172E...AND FROM 10N TO 07N BETWEEN 166E AND 160E. SEAS 8 FT OR
LESS S OF 05N E OF 165W...S OF 04N BETWEEN 174E AND 164E...AND
IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N173E 30N174W 20N160E 28N160E 30N173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 17 FT N OF LINE FROM 30N145W TO
21N163W TO 21N170W. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT W OF LINE FROM 11N164E TO
04N160E. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT FROM 15N TO 08N BETWEEN 178W AND 170E.
SEAS 8 FT OR LESS IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N174E 30N177W 27N180W
21N166E 21N160E 24N160E 30N174W...N OF 27N W OF 167E...AND S OF
LINES FROM 00N168W TO 21N157W TO 20N155W...AND FROM 01N161E TO
05N169E TO 02N174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 20N BETWEEN 149W AND
155W. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS FROM 22N TO 17N BETWEEN 156W AND
161W...S OF 04N W OF 168E...S OF LINE FROM 00N172W TO 14N160W TO
10N156W...AND N OF LINE FROM 30N175E TO 27N160E TO 25N160E.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 04N BETWEEN 166W AND 177W.

$$

.HONOLULU FORECAST OFFICE.