High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 151045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC TUE APR 15 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC APR 15 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 16 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 17 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 27N165E TO 27N160E NEARLY STATIONARY. E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N W OF 165E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 27N W
OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. NEW FRONT FROM
30N164E TO 24N160E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 27N W OF 168E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 30N175E TO 23N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 22N160E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 26N145W TO 20N149W MOVING W SLOWLY. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT BOUNDED BY 27N151W TO 25N145W TO 23N150W TO 23N155W TO
27N151W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 22N TO 25N BETWEEN 144W AND
150W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 23N143W TO 20N145W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR
LESS.

.TROUGH FROM 04N164E TO 06N169E TO 03N180E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 08N W OF
176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04N160E TO 01N172E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 23N BETWEEN 155W AND 172W...
AND FROM 07N TO 16N E OF 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 17N BETWEEN
158W AND 180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 18N BETWEEN
150W AND 161W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N164W TO 23N175E TO 19N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT BOUNDED BY 29N146W TO 25N142W TO 19N151W TO 05N150W
TO 04N178E TO 11N174E TO 22N174W TO 29N146W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BOUNDED
BY 30N175W TO 20N176E TO 18N166E TO 30N170E TO 30N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BOUNDED BY 29N171W TO 18N161W TO
09N153W TO 02N158W TO 03N171W TO 11N169E TO 17N169E TO 29N171W. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT NW OF LINE FROM 30N171E TO 25N160E...AND FROM 10N TO 18N
E OF 144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BOUNDED BY 20N164W TO 11N161W TO
02N167W TO 02N176W TO 11N169E TO 20N178E TO 20N164W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
FROM 08N TO 11N BETWEEN 142W AND 148W.

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

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 01N155W TO 02N167W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM N...AND WITHIN 60 NM S...OF ITCZ...AND FROM 05N TO 09N
E OF 143W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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