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FZPN40 PHFO 281645
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SAT MAR 28 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAR 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N169W TO 22N175E TO 18N160E MOVING E 25 KT N OF 22N
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT
AND 23N W OF 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 26N160W. ASSOCIATED WINDS
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENING TO A TROUGH FROM 30N146W TO
23N157W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N147W TO 27N161W TO 24N170W MOVING E 15 KT AND
ERODING FROM THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 23N E OF 150W...FROM 06N TO
18N BETWEEN 150W AND 165W...AND FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN 172W AND
170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 17N W OF
167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 20N BETWEEN
164W AND 162E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF 161E BETWEEN 08N TO 25N...AND WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 30N165E 30N167W 16N172E 12N161E 25N161E 30N165E. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT FROM 04N TO 12N BETWEEN 168W AND 172E...FROM 05N TO 18N
BETWEEN 150W AND 160W...AND FROM 11N TO 23N E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N178W
30N155W 20N166W 17N150W 10N150W 02N175W 08N160E 23N160E 27N180E
30N178W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12N TO 20N E OF 150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N162W
30N144W 20N149W 15N140W 02N167W 02N179E 07N160E 19N160E 25N169E
23N170W 30N162W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS FROM 18N TO 22N BETWEEN
154W AND 163W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ 04N140W TO 02N150W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM
N AND 60 NM S OF ITCZ.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN 170E AND
175E...FROM 03N TO 07N BETWEEN 178E AND 173W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 13N W OF 175W...S OF 08N BETWEEN 151W AND
175W...AND E OF 142W BETWEEN 07N AND 14N.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.







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