East and Central North Pacific High Seas Forecast

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1145 UTC TUE JAN 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 22. 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 23. 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 24. 

.WARNINGS. 

...STORM WARNING... 
.LOW 41N172W 972 MB MOVING NE 35 KT NEXT 18 HOURS THEN TURNING 
N. FRONT EXTENDS FROM 42N167W TO 37N169W TO 30N180W. WITHIN 360 
NM S QUADRANT AND WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 34N WINDS 40 TO 
50 KT. SEAS 18 TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 31N TO 42N BETWEEN 168W 
AND 179W AND WITHIN 480 NM E AND 600 NM S QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 
40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 27 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N161W 972 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 
55N159W TO 50N155W TO 43N153W. FROM 45N TO 49N BETWEEN 151W AND 
160W AND WITHIN 180 NM NE AND E OF FRONT N OF 45N WINDS 35 TO 45 
KT. SEAS 14 TO 29 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 47N154W. ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 
180 NM AND 540 NM SE QUADRANT AND WITHIN 300 NM NE AND E OF 
FRONT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 21 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 63N167W 985 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS 
WITHIN 300 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE 
WATERS TO 8 FT. 

...STORM WARNING... 
.LOW 55N138W 986 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO 
54N133W TO 49N130W TO 46N133W. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 90 NM 
NE OF FRONT N OF 49N WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. 
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 120 NM NW SEMICIRCLES AND WITHIN 
150 NM E AND SE OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED INLAND WITH CONDITIONS 
DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING... 
.LOW 44N168E 980 MB MOVING E 30 KT THEN TURNING NE AFTER 18 
HOURS. OVER FORECAST WATERS BETWEEN 120 NM AND 360 NM S AND SW 
QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 
34N TO 41N W OF 177E AND WITHIN 540 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 
KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N177E 977 MB. FROM 37N TO 42N BETWEEN 
177W AND 169E WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 31 FT.   
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN LOW 45N173W 974 MB. 
WITHIN 240 NM SE AND 600 NM S QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 360 NM S OF A 
LINE FROM LOW CENTER TO 44N180W TO 43N170E TO 45N160E WINDS 25 
TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 27 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 40N179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN LOW 53N168W 978 MB. 
FRONT TO EXTEND FROM MAIN LOW TO 54N160W TO A NEW SECOND LOW 
53N152W 997 MB THEN FRONT TO EXTEND FROM SECOND LOW 43N146W. 
WITHIN 360 NM E QUADRANT OF MAIN LOW...WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE 
SEMICIRCLES OF SECOND LOW AND WITHIN 240 NM NE AND E OF FRONT E 
OF SECOND LOW WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 20 FT...HIGHEST NEAR 
51N150W. 

...STORM WARNING... 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 35N174E 997 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS 
WITHIN 240 NM SE AND 300 NM S QUADRANTS AND FROM 31N TO 37N W OF 
172E WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST LOW 42N164W 982 MB WITH 
A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM FIRST LOW TO A NEW SECOND LOW 39N161W 988 
MB THEN SW TO 30N165W. WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS OF 
SECOND LOW AND WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT FROM 33N TO 39N WINDS 35 
TO 50 KT. SEAS 16 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE 
QUADRANTS OF FIRST LOW AND WITHIN 300 NM S AND SE SEMICIRCLES OF 
SECOND LOW AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 
14 TO 19 FT. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW 52N173W 964 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 
360 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 28 FT. 
ELSEWHERE N OF 51N W OF 176W...WITHIN 180 NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND 
480 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 
TO 24 FT...HIGHEST NW OF LOW. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N177W 963 MB. WITHIN 480 NM N AND NW 
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MEAN CENTER 53N173E 967 MB. 
WITHIN 360 NM W AND SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 
25 FT.

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW 44N145W 1006 MB MOVING NE 35 KT. FRONT EXTENDS FROM LOW TO 
30N153W. WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 
21 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N129W 1008 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW 
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 
43N TO 52N E OF 134W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND AND CONDITIONS DIMINISHED. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 39N172W 991 MB. WITHIN 360 NM S AND 
480 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 14 TO 21 FT. 

...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING... 
.MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS 
N OF 58N W OF ALASKA. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N AND W OF A 
LINE FROM 60N171W TO 56N176E. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST MODERATE TO HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY N OF 60N W OF 
171W. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF A LINE FROM 41N127W TO 38N128W TO 
30N128W AREA OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 35N TO 40N E OF 126W AREA OF N WINDS TO 
25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED. 

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 37N TO 45N 
BETWEEN 143W AND 150W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 60 NM OF 46N127W AND WITHIN 
90 NM OF 51N156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 240 NM E OF A LINE FROM 
48N145W TO 35N153W AND FROM 33N TO 37N BETWEEN 158W AND 162W.

.HIGH 37N131W 1035 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N130W 1034 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N132W 1035 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 46N130W 1033 MB.

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. 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 TUE JAN 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED JAN 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC THU JAN 24.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...

.GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 96W N TO NE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14.5N BETWEEN 94.5W 
AND 95.5W N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 
13.5N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 
FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 19N TO 25N W OF 125W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 24N121W TO 05N140W WINDS 20 KT 
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SURFACE TROUGH FROM 05N131W TO 10N129W. FROM 
10N TO 19N BETWEEN 126W AND 132W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 
10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N118W TO 23N113W TO 10N126W 
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SURFACE TROUGH FROM 06N133W TO 10N132W. FROM 
10N TO 20N BETWEEN 125W AND 134W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N133W TO 09N117W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.  

.N OF 24N E OF 124W NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N90W...INCLUDING GULF OF 
PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE 
FROM 00N TO 13N BETWEEN 88W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 
TO 11 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 09N90W... 
INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 
TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 02N TO 11N BETWEEN 90W AND 114W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 11N86W TO 10N88W... 
INCLUDING GULF OF PAPAGAYO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 
LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WITHIN 45 NM OF LINE FROM 09N79W TO 04N81W...INCLUDING GULF OF 
PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 08N79W TO 05N91W... 
INCLUDING GULF OF PANAMA...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 25N NW WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 22N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 25N TO 29N NW WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0900 UTC TUE JAN 22...

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
SURFACE TROUGH FROM 07N78W TO 06N88W TO 04N93W. ITCZ FROM 04N93W 
TO 03N102W TO 04N114W TO 04N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 04N TO 
08N BETWEEN 115W AND 123W. 

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC JAN 22 2019.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 23 2019.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 24 2019.

.WARNINGS. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N180E TO 26N160E MOVING ESE 20 KT. WINDS 30 
TO 35 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 178W AND 176E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT 
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N169W TO 26N176W TO 26N167E TO 
30N164E. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 26N180E TO 28N175E. 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT E OF 174W. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. SEE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH 
FRONT IN GALE WARNING BELOW. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW COLD FRONT FROM 30N171E TO 24N160E. WINDS 
30 TO 35 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 174E AND 168E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT 
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N176E TO 24N174E TO 24N167E TO 
30N162E. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 24N180E TO 23N160E. 
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. WINDS 20 TO 
30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N157W TO 23N169W TO 24N171W 
TO 30N179E. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.FRONT FROM 30N154W TO 26N157W TO 23N162W TO 19N173W MOVING E 
SLOWLY N OF 26N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 
30 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS 
WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT N OF 25N. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 20N174W. 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR 
LESS. 

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 22N E OF 150W...FROM 05N 
TO 16N BETWEEN 150W AND 163W...AND FROM 03N TO 12N W OF 163W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 24N E OF 
150W...FROM 04N TO 14N BETWEEN 150W AND 170W...AND FROM 03N TO 
10N W OF 170W. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 22N E OF 
150W...AND FROM 03N TO 10N BETWEEN 158W AND 177W. 

.HIGH 21N171E 1015 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. RIDGE FROM 21N160E TO 
HIGH TO 22N175W TO 28N159W NEARLY STATIONARY. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 21N179E 1014 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. 

.RIDGE FROM 30N141W TO 24N157W MOVING N SLOWLY. 

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST 
AREA. 

.SEAS 12 TO 19 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N163W TO 17N179W TO 17N170E 
TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 03N W OF 180E...AND 
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N147W TO 18N168W TO 10N170W TO 
10N180E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 03N TO 24N E OF 150W...FROM 02N TO 
17N BETWEEN 150W AND 165W...AND FROM 02N TO 10N BETWEEN 165W AND 
180E. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N155W TO 
24N164W TO 23N174E TO 30N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A 
LINE FROM 08N140W TO 00N173W TO 00N176E TO 03N160E. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N149W TO 
23N156W TO 23N161W TO 25N164W TO 23N179W TO 28N167E. SEAS 8 TO 
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 12N140W TO 10N150W TO 00N161W 
TO 00N175E TO 26N160E. 

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA. 

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 07N W OF 169E. 

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 02N165W TO 02N169E. ISOLATED MODERATE 
TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM N OF...AND WITHIN 120 NM S OF...ITCZ W OF 
174W. 

$$ 

.FORECASTER 05. HONOLULU HI.