North Pacific High Seas Forecast

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST 
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC 
0430 UTC WED AUG 15 2018 

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS 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 
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 0000 UTC AUG 15. 
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 16. 
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 17. 

.WARNINGS. 

...GALE WARNING... 
.LOW 60N148W 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. OVER FORECAST WATERS 
FROM 59N TO 60N BETWEEN 151W AND 154W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 
11 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM W AND SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 
30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST. 

.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 44N TO 51N BETWEEN 126W AND 132W AREA
OF N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 46N TO 54N BETWEEN 125W AND 133W NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 46N TO 51N BETWEEN 125W AND 130W NW WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. 

.LOW 45N156W 1019 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 120 
NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 49N149W 1014 MB. WITHIN 240 NM SE...AND 300
NM S AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N140W 1016 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT 
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.LOW 40N167W 1020 MB DRIFTING SE WILL TURN NE AFTER 24 HOURS.
WITHIN 120 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 39N166W 1018 MB. WITHIN 240 NM N AND NW 
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 41N163W 1010 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E 
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.LOW 60N167W 1008 MB MOVING SE 10 KT WILL TURN S AFTER 24 HOURS.
WITHIN 120 NM SE...180 NM W AND SW...AND 360 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS OVER FORECAST WATERS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM E OF A TROUGH EXTENDING FROM 57N164W TO 
53N177W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N163W 1007 MB. WITHIN 120 NM SE AND 240
NM W AND SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N164W 1010 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. 
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.LOW 42N170E 1017 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE 
QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N175E 1010 MB. WITHIN 180 NM NE...AND 
360 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND CONDITIONS ABSORBED BY COMPLEX LOW 
WITH MEAN CENTER 46N174W DESCRIBED BELOW.

.TROPICAL DEPRESSION HECTOR S OF AREA 29.3N 170.9E MOVING 310
DEGREES OR NW AT 20 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 
KT. N OF 30N...FROM 30N TO 32N BETWEEN 176E AND 168E WINDS TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION HECTOR 33.1N 165.3E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. WITHIN 120 NM N AND 60
NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE HECTOR NEAR 35N165E 1012
MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. WITHIN 90 NM E 
AND SE SEMICIRCLES WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.LOW JUST W OF AREA 51N160E 1012 MB DRIFTING NE. OVER FORECAST 
WATERS WITHIN 300 NM NE QUADRANT...AND BETWEEN 120 NM AND 420 NM 
E AND SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW W OF AREA 53N163E 1010 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM 
AND 360 NM E AND NE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW ABSORBED BY NEW LOW 52N167E 1009 MB. 
WITHIN 150 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N164E 1009 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E AND SE...
AND 240 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MEAN CENTER 46N174W 1000 MB.
FROM 37N TO 51N BETWEEN 166W AND 175E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 
12 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 180 NM OF 
45N166E. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 300 NM OF 44N166E. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 120 NM OF 46N176W AND 42N165E.

.HIGH 42N147W 1028 MB MOVING E 10 KT. 
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N142W 1026 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N137W 1029 MB. 

.HIGH 34N171W 1024 MB DRIFTING SW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 48N175W 1031 MB MOVING SE 15 KT WILL TURN NE AND ACCELERATE
AFTER 24 HOURS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 46N167W 1026 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 49N151W 1021 MB. 

.HIGH 36N173E 1023 MB MOVING E 10 KT WILL TURN S AFTER 24 HOURS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N178E 1022 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 33N177E 1022 MB.

.HIGH 57N174E 1027 MB MOVING E 10 KT WILL BECOME NEARLY
STATIONARY AFTER 24 HOURS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 57N178E 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 57N178E 1020 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 52N138W 1022 MB. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.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 0000 UTC WED AUG 15.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU AUG 16.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI AUG 17.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOURTEEN-E NEAR 10.9N 121.2W 1008 MB AT 
0300 UTC AUG 15 MOVING W OR 265 DEG AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED 
WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WITHIN 60 NM N QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N AND 240 NM S 
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN S SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FOURTEEN-E NEAR 10.7N 125.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE 
WINDS WITHIN 40 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS TO 
12 FT WITHIN 30 NM N SEMICIRCLE. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 N NW 
SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SE AND 45 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. 
SEAS TO 10 FT IN S SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FOURTEEN-E NEAR 11.0N 129.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE 
WINDS WITHIN 50 NM N SEMICIRCLE...40 NM SE QUADRANT AND 30 NM SW 
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 50 NM N SEMICIRCLE WITH 
SEAS TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM N SEMICIRCLE...180 NM SE 
AND 60 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT IN S 
SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE FOURTEEN-E NEAR 12.0N 134.1W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE FOURTEEN-E NEAR 12.0N 134.1W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE FOURTEEN-E NEAR 12.0N 134.1W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE 
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE 
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.S OF 04N BETWEEN 80W AND 90W...AND S OF 11N BETWEEN 90W AND 
127W...EXCEPT IN LEE OF GALAPAGOS ISLANDS...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. 
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN S TO SW SWELL...HIGHEST NEAR 06N107W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF 06.5N BETWEEN 79W AND 90W...AND S OF 15N 
BETWEEN 90W AND 115W...EXCEPT IN LEE OF GALAPAGOS ISLANDS... 
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 00N TO 05N BETWEEN 79W AND 88W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN SW SWELL. FROM 01N TO 16N BETWEEN 
90W AND 114W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN S SWELL.

.06 HOUR FORECAST FROM 18N TO 21N BETWEEN 132W AND 135W NE WINDS 
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 18N TO 21N BETWEEN 135W AND 139W WINDS 20 
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN E SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS TO SHIFT W OF 140W. 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 0200 UTC WED AUG 15...

TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOURTEEN-E NEAR 10.9N 121.2W...SCATTERED 
MODERATE TO STRONG IN BANDS WITHIN 180 NM NW QUADRANT. SCATTERED 
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 90 TO 330 NM SW QUADRANT.

LOW PRES NEAR 17.5N133.5W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG 
WITHIN 150 NM NW QUADRANT.

SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 75 NM OF MEXICAN COAST FROM 
18N103W TO 22N105W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N72.5W TO 10N97W TO TROPICAL 
DEPRESSION FOURTEEN-E NEAR 10.9N 121.2W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO 
STRONG CONVECTION FROM 05N TO 12N E OF 97W TO COASTAL COLOMBIA 
AND PANAMA...AND WITHIN 180 NM S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 102W AND 113W.

$$

.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.