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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC FRI FEB 12 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 12 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 13 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 14 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N175W TO 18N160E MOVING E 20 KT NEAR 30N AND E 10
KT NEAR 20N. NW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A
LINE FROM 30N178E TO 27N173E TO 28N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 22N180E TO 22N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 20N177E TO 16N170E. SW
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT N OF 24N. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE N AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N155W TO 20N180E TO
20N170E TO 10N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162W TO 17N180E TO 14N170E. NW
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF 29N BETWEEN 175W AND 175E. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N150W TO 25N170W TO 30N170E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 24N151W MOVING E 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT W OF 145W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT E OF AREA.

.HIGH 28N152W 1022 MB MOVING ENE 30 KT. RIDGE FROM 30N140W TO
HIGH TO 18N173W MOVING SE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH NE OF AREA.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 12N E OF 173W...AND FROM
05N TO 10N W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03N TO 17N E OF
172W...AND FROM 04N TO 10N W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 20N E OF
160W AND W OF 180E.

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

.SEAS 15 TO 22 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINES FROM 30N176E TO
23N167EW TO 24N160E. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT N OF A LINE FROM 20N140W TO
15N148W TO 30N160W. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM
00N170E TO 10N170E TO 30N170W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 30N170W TO
18N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 22 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A
LINE FROM 30N176W TO 23N172E TO 30N160E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N169W TO 12N160E. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT E
OF A LINE FROM 30N148W TO 10N160W TO 02N160W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 10N180W TO 00N180W...AND W
OF A LINE FROM 30N 162W TO 05N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 20 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 30N162W TO 16N180W TO 09N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF
A LINE FROM 30N140W TO 03N180W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N148W TO
03N180E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 07N BETWEEN 170W AND 175E.

.ITCZ FROM 02N140W TO 03N151W TO 01N168W. ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS S
OF 04S BETWEEN 154W AND 166W.

$$

.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.



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