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High Seas Forecast
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high seas forecast
nws national hurricane center miami fl
1630 utc mon oct 20 2014
superseded by next issuance in 6 hours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.
e pacific from the equator to 30n e of 140w and 03. 4s to the
equator e of 120w
synopsis valid 1200 utc mon oct 20.
24 hour forecast valid 1200 utc tue oct 21.
48 hour forecast valid 1200 utc wed oct 22.
. synopsis and forecast.
. dissipating cold front from 30n128w to 20n140w. nw of front
winds 20 kt or less. seas 9 to 13 ft in nw swell ... except 12 to
16 ft nw of line 30n131w to 24n140w.
. 24 hour nw of line from 30n116w to 16n128w to 12n140w winds 20
kt or less. seas 8 to 12 ft in nw swell ... except 10 to 14 ft n
of 21n between 122w and 135w.
. 48 hour forecast nw of line from 22n111w to 07n140w winds 20 kt
or less. seas 8 to 12 ft in nw swell ... highest far ne.
. 12 hour forecast within 60 nm of line from 09n100w to 08n105w
sw winds 20 kt or less. seas to 8 ft in mixed sw and nw swell.
. 24 hour forecast from 07n to 09n between 100w and 105w sw winds
20 to 25 kt. seas to 9 ft.
. 48 hour forecast from 07n to 09n between 98w and 100w winds 20
kt or less. seas to 8 ft in mixed sw and nw swell.
. remainder of area winds 20 kt or less. seas less than 8 ft.
convection valid 1515 utc mon oct 20...
. low pres near 16n101w 1007 mb ... scattered moderate isolated
strong within 120 nm nw quadrant.
. intertropical convergence zone/monsoon trough...
monsoon trough extends from 09n79w to low pres near 08n87w 1009
mb nw to 14n93w to low pres near 16n101w 1007 mb to 12n112w to
10n126w to 09n136w. itcz from 10n126w to 08n140w. scattered
moderate isolated strong from 10n to 13n between 126w and
132w ... and within 60 nm n of trough between 93w and 95w.
scattered moderate from 05n 09n between 81w and 88w.
. forecaster aguirre. national hurricane center.