High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 021030
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC MON MAR 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAR 02 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 03 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 04 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N153W TO 26N154W...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 23N154W
TO 19N154W. FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT AND TROUGH N OF 21N. WINDS 20 TO 25
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF...AND WITHIN 300 NM W OF...FRONT AND
TROUGH N OF 23N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 27N154W 1018 MB. FRONT FROM 30N155W TO LOW
TO 26N153W...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 18N156W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 420 NM E OF LOW...FRONT AND TROUGH N OF 23N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N152W 1017 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N153W...
CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 18N157W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 27N BETWEEN 148W AND 160W.

.TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 01N171E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATE MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02N160E TO 01N173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 01N160E TO 01N172E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 13N TO 25N W OF 170E. NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 25N BETWEEN 160W AND 170E...AND FROM 12N TO
21N E OF 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 28N BETWEEN
160W AND 170E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 22N W OF
170E...AND FROM 08N TO 23N E OF 158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 08N W OF 160W. NE
TO WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 18N E OF 151W.

.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT THROUGH 30N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 30N143W TO 22N149W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 30N169E TO 27N160W MOVING E SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 06N TO 26N BETWEEN 170W AND 171E. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT N OF 13N W OF 1701E...AND N OF A LINE FROM 30N152W TO 22N160W TO
06N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 13N160W TO
06N174W TO 06N170E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE FROM 09N140W TO
06N152W TO 13N160W...AND FROM 11N TO 26N W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 13 FT FROM 15N TO 21N BETWEEN 168W AND
168E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO 28N BETWEEN 168W AND
168E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 10N TO 26N W OF 168E...AND N OF 07N
BETWEEN 150W AND 168W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 08N TO 23N E OF 150W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 07N BETWEEN 178W AND 171E.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 05N160W TO 04N173W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 210 NM OF ITCZ.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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