High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 261045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC FRI DEC 26 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 30N155W 996 MB MOVING N 15 KT. FRONT FROM 30N150W TO 26N148W
TO 23N148W TO 14N154W MOVING E 10 KT. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 27N144W TO 25N153W TO 27N159W. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N141W TO 21N147W TO 25N163W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 17N...AND N
OF 25N BETWEEN 152W AND 156W. SEE LATEST FZPN01 KWBC BULLETIN FOR
MORE DETAILS ON THIS SYSTEM N OF 30N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST WATERS. FRONT FROM 30N145W
TO 24N146W TO 14N152W. SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 24N E OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 27N141W TO 14N152W. SE TO S
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 21N E OF FRONT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 02N168E 1005 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF
04N BETWEEN 165E AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 28N169W TO 28N173W MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 23N166W TO
22N171W. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 25N
BETWEEN 157W AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 25N167E TO 24N160E MOVING E 25 KT N OF 26N...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N173W TO 28N180E TO
25N166E. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 27N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178E TO 23N160E. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N BETWEEN 171E AND 178W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 15N W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 12N BETWEEN
170E AND 180E.

.HIGH 26N177W 1018 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 22N170W
TO 17N158W...AND FROM HIGH TO 23N169E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25N180W 1018 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25N172W 1018 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 18N140W TO 15N149W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE FROM 27N147W TO 25N149W TO 29N156W. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS
S OF 05N BETWEEN 158W AND 167W...S OF 02N W OF 175E...AND IN AREA E
OF LINE FROM 29N140W TO 21N148W TO 18N166W TO 11N155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 13 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N
BETWEEN 150W AND 165W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
29N140W TO 19N164W TO 02N172W TO 01N160E...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS
FROM 22N TO 28N BETWEEN 175E AND 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 26N
BETWEEN 151W AND 159W. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 141W AND
145W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N177W
TO 27N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 22N140W TO
19N164W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06N TO 19N W OF 164W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
FROM 02N TO 06N BETWEEN 173E AND 176W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 07N TO 09N BETWEEN 155W AND 158W...AND
FROM 01N TO 05N BETWEEN 168W AND 179W.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 08N148W TO 10N152W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ W OF 149W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF ITCZ E OF 145W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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