High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 310430
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SUN AUG 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 31 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 01 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 02 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 12N160E TO 16N164E TO 19N169E. WINDS INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 360 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 22N160E TO 25N163E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT FROM 24N TO 17N
W OF 173E.
.36 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA. WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 27N TO
23N W OF 166E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 10N140W TO 10N147W TO 07N153W. TROPICAL WAVE FROM
07N160W TO 10N158W TO 13N155W MOVING NW 15 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM OF ITCZ AND WITHIN 240 NM OF WAVE.

.OTHERWISE SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 30N TO 25N
BETWEEN 175E AND 175W. ALSO ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM OF
14N166N AND ALSO FROM 25N TO 20N BETWEEN 160E AND 174E.

$$

.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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