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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SUN FEB 14 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 14 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 15 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 16 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N158W 25N165W 16N180W 12N170E 09N160E MOVING E TO 12 KT.
NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 400 NM N OF FRONT W OF 175W. SEE SEAS
BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 30N151W 23N160W 14N180W 10N160E.
NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 300 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 164W TO 177E.
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED BY FRONT AND A LINE
FROM 28N154W TO 28N166W TO 24N180W TO 23N170E TO 23N160E.
SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 30N146W 25N155W THENCE SHEAR
LINE TO 12N170E. NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 330 NM N OF FRONT
BETWEEN 157W AND 180W. NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED
BY FRONT AND A LINE FROM 30N170W TO 26N175E TO 22N160E TO 10N160E TO
12N170E. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF A LINE...26N140W 23N152W 17N156W 11N163W
03N162W 05N145W 10N140W...AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM S OF FRONT
W OF 175E. FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE IN GALE WARNING SECTION.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY FRONT
DESCRIBED ABOVE AND A LINE FROM 18N168W 18N146W 10N146W 00N164W
00N175E 06N160E 10N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED
BY SHEAR LINE AND 147W BETWEEN 22N AND 07N.

.36 HOUR FORECAST S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 27N W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT JUST W OF FORECAST AREA. S WINDS 20 TO 30
KT N OF A LINE 30N167E TO 26N160E.

.HIGH N OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 31N165E 1026 MB MOVING ENE 35 KT.
RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 26N168W. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 30N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGES MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE 30N149W TO 25N160W NEARLY STATIONARY...ERODING FROM W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE 20N157W 20N170W 11N172E 10N160E
18N160E 20N167E 30N170E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF A LINE...28N140W
11N162W 00N160W. REST OF AREA 8 TO 12 FT EXCEPT 8 FT OR LESS
N OF 25N E OF 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 15 FT WITHIN 330 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE...30N162W 20N171W 16N175E 11N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 30N175E TO 26N166E TO 25N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N165W
21N160E 06N160E 13N157W 30N157W 30N170W. REST OF AREA...SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 30N170W TO 24N160E...AND ALSO N OF A
LINE FROM 30N164E TO 29N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ 02N140W 00N150W. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS S OF 04N E OF
150W AND WITHIN 120 NM OF POINT AT 04N166E. WIDELY SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 04N E OF 180W.


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.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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