East and Central North Pacific High Seas Forecast

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC TUE NOV 13 2018

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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. 

SEE ANNOUNCEMENT OF PLANNED INMARSAT I-3 TO I-4 MIGRATION 
IN 2018 AT OCEAN.WEATHER.GOV/GMDSS_NOTICE.PHP (LOWERCASE). 

ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT 
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SECURITE 

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT 
TO 50N 160E 

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC NOV 13. 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 14. 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 15. 

.WARNINGS. 

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 56N154W 976 MB MOVING SW 05 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT 
AND OVER FORECAST WATERS NE AND E OF A FRONT FROM 58N148W TO 
54N137W WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST NE AND E OF A FRONT FROM 60N148W TO 58N140W TO 
56N136W WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 14 TO 23 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N159W 985 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SW QUADRANT 
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED AND ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS 
DIMINISHED.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 40N176E 991 MB MOVING E 25 KT. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 
240 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 660 NM SE AND 540 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 
25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 40N170W 993 MB. WITHIN 720 NM NE...600 NM 
SE...540 NM SW...AND 300 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 
12 TO 23 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 42N161W 984 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SW AND W 
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS 18 TO 26 FT. ELSEWHERE 
WITHIN 540 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 600 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 40 
KT. SEAS 10 TO 22 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 51N163W 972 MB MOVING NE 20 KT. WITHIN 960 NM SE...420 NM 
SW...AND 240 NM NW QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 12 TO 25 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N152W 984 MB. WITHIN 600 NM SE AND S 
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 14 TO 27 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N140W 1001 MB. WITHIN 660 NM S QUADRANT 
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER ICE FREE FORECAST WATERS N OF 52N BETWEEN 166W AND 174E 
AREA OF N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 26 FT...HIGHEST 
NEAR 55N174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 55N BETWEEN 167W AND 177E AREA OF N TO NE 
WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 56N166W 1003 MB. BETWEEN 180 NM AND 
480 NM N AND 180 NM AND 540 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

...GALE WARNING... 
.OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE FROM 51N163E TO 48N167E AREA 
OF E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 120 NM NE OF A LINE FROM 52N163E TO 
49N167E AREA OF E TO SE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N160E 1004 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 
33N TO 50N W OF 164E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH FIRST LOW W OF AREA 49N159E 
996 MB AND SECOND LOW 47N166E 993 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM FIRST 
LOW TO SECOND LOW TO 45N168E TO 37N161E. WITHIN 300 NM NE AND E 
OF THE FRONT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 19 FT. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.DENSE FOG. 24 HOUR FORECAST VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM 
FROM 38N TO 42N BETWEEN 161W AND 167W. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 44N TO 47N BETWEEN 155W AND 
160W AND FROM 42N TO 45N BETWEEN 169E AND 167E.

.HIGH 34N130W 1026 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 34N130W 1028 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 41N134W 1028 MB. 

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N173E 1022 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 38N179W 1026 MB. 

.FORECASTER BELL. 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 0000 UTC TUE NOV 13.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED NOV 14.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU NOV 15.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.15 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W 
TO 15N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W 
TO 15N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 30 
TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF 
A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14N95W 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 14N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 40 
TO 50 KT. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE 
OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N95.5W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. 
SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF 
A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13N96W 12N97W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W 
TO 14N95.5W TO 12N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO 
NE WINDS 40 TO 50 KT. SEAS 13 TO 22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM 
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W TO 12N96W N TO NE 
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 19 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 
150 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 16N95W TO 13.5N96W TO 12N97W 
TO 10N101W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT NE TO E 20 TO 25 
KT BETWEEN 97W AND 101W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING... 
.WITHIN 30 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA FROM 28N TO 29.5N NE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA 
FROM 28N TO 29.5N NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 29N115W TO 26.5N116W TO 
25N117.5W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA 
FROM 28.5N TO 30N NE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE 
WITHIN 90 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 29N115W TO 27N116W TO 
26N118W TO 24N119W NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA 
FROM 29N TO 29.5N NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE 
WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 29N115W TO 28N116W TO 
27N118W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. WITHIN 60 NM 
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 29N114W TO 27N117W TO 25N118W NE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 23N TO 28N 
BETWEEN 115W AND 122W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE 
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.33 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA 
FROM 28N TO 29.5N NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. WITHIN 60 
NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 27N115W TO 26N118W TO 25N120W NE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 23N TO 28N 
BETWEEN 115W AND 123W AND FROM 21N TO 24N BETWEEN 120W AND 
127W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL. 
.36 HOUR FORECAST FROM 28N TO 30N E OF 115W NE WINDS 20 TO 25 
KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 23N TO 26N BETWEEN 116W 
AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED S AND NW 
SWELL.
.42 HOUR FORECAST FROM 23N TO 26N BETWEEN 117W AND 125W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 60 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 
23N120W TO 23N125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN DECAYING 
MIXED S AND NW SWELL.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 25N NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N 
TO NE WINDS N OF 29N. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 24N TO 30N NW TO N 
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. FROM 22N TO 24N NW TO N 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 24N TO 27N W OF 110W 
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT. FROM 27N TO 30N N TO NE 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. 
.18 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA FROM 24N TO 31N W OF 110W 
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT N TO NE WINDS FROM 27N TO 
30N. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF CALIFORNIA N OF 30N W OF 114W NW TO N 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.FROM 09.5N TO 11.5N BETWEEN 86W AND 88W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF 
PAPAGAYO...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.06 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.S OF 06N BETWEEN 101W AND 116W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 
FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 03N BETWEEN 105W AND 120W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF 01N BETWEEN 113W AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR 
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN DECAYING SW SWELL.

.FROM 09N TO 15N BETWEEN 117W AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 
TO 8 FT IN NE WINDWAVE WAVES MIXED WITH S SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 122W AND 125W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 16N 
BETWEEN 117W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE 
WINDWAVE WAVES MIXED WITH S SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 122W AND 126W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 16N 
BETWEEN 119W AND 134W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN NE 
WINDWAVE WAVES MIXED WITH S SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 122W AND 133W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 17N 
BETWEEN 120W AND 134W AND FROM 10N TO 15N W OF 134W WINDS 20 KT 
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NE WINDWAVE WAVES MIXED WITH S 
SWELL...EXCEPT IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL W OF 128W.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 09N TO 13N BETWEEN 130W AND 140W NE TO E 
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 08N TO 20N W 
OF 120W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED S AND NW 
SWELL...EXCEPT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL W OF 128W. 

.36 HOUR FORECAST NW OF A LINE FROM 30N139W TO 28N140W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NW OF A LINE FROM 30N135W TO 24N136W TO 
20N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL... 
HIGHEST NW. 

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0315 UTC TUE NOV 13...

.NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN 78W AND 
83W. 

.LOW PRES NEAR 08N121W 1011 MB...SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG 
WITHIN 90 NM SW QUADRANT. SCATTERED MODERATE S OF THE LOW WITHIN 
30 NM OF A LINE FROM 06N120W TO 06N123W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN
110W AND 115W. 

.DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT OVER FAR NW CORNER OF AREA...
SCATTERED MODERATE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N133W TO 21N140W AND 
WITHIN 30 NM OF A LINE FROM 20N138W TO 18N140W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
THE MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N79W TO 09N87W TO 08N94W 
TO 08N108W TO 09N114W TO LOW PRES NEAR 08N121W 1011 MB. THE ITCZ 
AXIS CONTINUES FROM THE LOW TO 07N128W TO 09N140W. SCATTERED 
MODERATE WITHIN 60 NM OF THE ITCZ AXIS W OF 136W.

.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC NOV 13 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 14 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 15 2018.

.WARNINGS. 

.NONE. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 29N164E MOVING ESE 20 KT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173W TO 24N177E. S TO SW WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162W TO 25N170W. WINDS DECREASED 
TO 20 KT OR LESS. 

.TROUGH FROM 30N180W TO 24N176W MOVING E 15 KT. S TO SW WINDS 20 
TO 25 KT AND WITHIN 210 NM E OF TROUGH N OF 27N. ISOLATED 
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE OF TROUGH. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED FRONT DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH 
ABOVE. 

.WEAK STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N140W TO 26N143W TO 19N149W. 
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S OF 26N. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO A TROUGH FROM 30N141W TO 
26N145W. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N148W TO 27N157W. 

.E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 15N TO 10N BETWEEN 168W AND 177W...AND 
FROM 18N TO 15N BETWEEN 154W AND 160W. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 15N TO 10N BETWEEN 
155W AND 161W. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13N TO 09N E OF 145W. 

.HIGH 28N153W 1019 MB MOVING E 20 KT. RIDGE FROM 30N146W TO HIGH 
TO 27N165W TO 25N178E MOVING E 20 KT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. 

.RIDGE FROM 29N160E TO 23N172E MOVING E 15 KT. 

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 21N TO 08N BETWEEN 155W AND 170E. SEAS 8 
TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N150W TO 27N165W TO 30N180W...N OF 
27N W OF 167E. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N141W TO 
22N155W TO 29N177W TO 27N170E TO 30N166E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 
15N TO 08N BETWEEN 157W AND 177E. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N162W TO 
24N180W TO 30N172E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 08N E OF 162W...AND FROM 
20N TO 08N BETWEEN 162W AND 171W. 

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 11N TO 08N W OF 167E. 
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 16N TO 04N W OF 176E. 

.ITCZ FROM 09N140W TO 06N165W TO 05N179E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO 
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM OF ITCZ W OF 165W. ISOLATED MODERATE 
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ E OF 165W. 

$$ 

.FORECASTER WROE. HONOLULU HI.