High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC TUE JAN 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JAN 24 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 25 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 26 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 26N170E TO 23N161E MOVING E 25 KT ALONG 30N...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 170E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 WITHIN 210
NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N W OF 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N175W TO 24N170E TO 20N163E. SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 24N180E TO 20N160E. SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT N OF 29N. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT FROM 20N TO 26N W OF 172E.

.FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 28N159W TO 29N163W NEARLY STATIONARY AND
WEAKENING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 20N140W TO
19N176W TO 10N160E...AND LINE FROM 12N140W TO 10N143W TO 08N170W TO
08N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 18N E OF
170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 17N BETWEEN
150W AND 162E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N144W TO 28N155W MOVING N SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 28N164W TO 25N175W TO 24N170E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N154W TO 24N162W TO 29N176W. SEAS
12 TO 15 FT N OF 27N W OF 169E. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N
OF 05N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 23N E OF 162W. SEAS 12 TO 14
FT N OF 27N W OF 171E. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 05N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 174E AND 176W.
SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 04N.

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

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 07N147W TO 03N166W TO 04N177W TO 04N170E TO
05N160E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM N
OF ITCZ W OF 179W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM N OF ITCZ E
OF 166W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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