High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 170445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC WED DEC 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

THIS HIGH SEAS FORECAST USES 1-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS WHICH MAY BE
HIGHER THAN 10-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS.

SECURITE

NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC DEC 17 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 18 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 19 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N174W TO 24N170E TO 21N160E MOVING E 30 KT N OF 26N...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 15N
TO 20N W OF 166E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 29N BETWEEN 178E AND
178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N160W TO 27N170W TO 27N180E.
WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.FRONT FAR W OF FORECAST AREA. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N W
OF 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 30N160E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N W OF 172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N169E TO 24N160E. SW TO W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 30N177E TO 26N160E.

.HIGH 29N153W 1026 MB MOVING E 10 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 27N140W...
AND FROM HIGH TO 26N173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 29N150W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 28N147W 1025 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 30N165E TO 27N160E MOVING E 30 KT.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 23N BETWEEN 146W AND 162W. E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 18N BETWEEN 162W AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 17N E OF
171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 18N E OF
177W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 14 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 167E AND
175E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N176W TO 23N180E TO
16N175E TO 14N160E...AND E OF LINE FROM 24N162W TO 23N180E TO
16N175E TO 06N179W TO 05N173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 13 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N
BETWEEN 169W AND 174W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
29N165W TO 18N180E TO 12N176E TO 14N169E TO 29N165E TO 28N160E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE FROM 19N178W TO 18N180E TO 12N176E TO
06N179W TO 05N160W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 14N TO 21N W OF 166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 24 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 30N168E TO 26N160E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
29N172E TO 22N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N175E
TO 18N160E. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN
150W AND 157W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 30N172W TO
18N173E TO 12N169E TO 06N178W TO 05N157W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS
E OF LINE FROM 30N145W TO 20N160W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03N TO 05N BETWEEN 164E AND 169E...S
OF 03N BETWEEN 171E AND 179E...FROM 04N TO 07N BETWEEN 173W AND
179W...AND FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 173W AND 177W.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 05N155W TO 04N165W TO 01N171W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 04N BETWEEN 167W AND 171W...AND FROM
03N TO 06N BETWEEN 152W AND 159W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05N
TO 08N E OF 146W...AND FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 159W AND 165W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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