High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 130326
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC FRI JAN 13 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 13 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 14 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 15 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N167E TO 26N160E MOVING E 35 KT. SW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N173E TO 26N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N172W TO 24N175E. W TO SW WINDS
20 TO 35 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N162W TO 23N170W TO 24N175E TO
30N170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 26N170W. WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 29N160E. SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N168E TO 28N160E.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N167E TO 27N160E. SW WINDS 20 TO
35 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N176E TO 23N170E TO 23N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N171E TO 22N160E. SW WINDS 30 TO
40 KT N OF 27N W OF 178W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 30N171W TO 23N180E TO 19N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 23N168W TO 19N180E TO 16N160E MOVING E
SLOWLY N OF 23N AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT N OF 23N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 27N160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 19N E OF 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 19N E OF
150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 16N E OF
153W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N144W TO 22N160W TO 16N175E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 19N160E TO 19N174E BUILDING E SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 18 TO 24 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N165W TO 24N175W TO 30N178W.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 12N174E TO
30N172E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 08N W OF 155W. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT N OF 08N E OF 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 17 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N150W TO
13N165W TO 12N176W TO 25N180E TO 30N163E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE W OF 148W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS S OF 22N W OF 172E.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 07N TO 25N E OF 148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N153W TO
27N180E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 2ON...AND S OF
20N E OF 180E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 06N155W TO 07N170W TO 05N169E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER WROE. HONOLULU HI.



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