High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
ISSUED BY OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2300 UTC THU MAY 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAY 26 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 27 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 28 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DISSIPATING LOW NEAR 30N7173E 1017 MB MOVING N SLOWLY. COLD
FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 25N165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT TROUGH N OF FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH FROM 22N164W TO 27N164W TO 30N157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DEVELOPING FRONT FROM 30N162W TO 23N167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 24N161W.

.TROUGH FROM 29N178W TO 24N179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH DEVELOPING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH NEAR 25N169W 1020 MB.

.RIDGE BUILDING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N143W TO 23N151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N142W TO 24N153W.

.RIDGE BUILDING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N180W TO 20N167E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 05N149W TO 08N163W TO 04N176W. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 06S W OF 176W.

$$

.FORECASTER HOLLEY. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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