High Seas Forecast
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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC SUN JAN 25 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 25 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 26 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 27 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 24N148W TO 19N154W TO 12N175W. FRONT MOVING E
10 KT N OF 19N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 18N154W TO 16N160W. NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM N OF FRONT W OF 144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21N140W TO 18N150W TO 16N160W. NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM N OF FRONT W OF 150W.

.FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 23N160E MOVING E 20 KT. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 150 NM N OF FRONT W OF 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 25N174E TO 21N160E. NE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 210 NM N OF FRONT W OF 174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N168W TO 25N180E 20N160E. NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 270 NM N OF FRONT W OF 180E.

.TROUGH FROM 09N167W TO 02N168W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 03N173E NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 10N W OF 173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02N160E TO 02N170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF AREA.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 18N BETWEEN 163W AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN
164W AND 176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 14N BETWEEN
164W AND 170E...AND ELSEWHERE FROM 14N TO 21N BETWEEN 180E AND 160E.

.HIGH 29N172W 1024 MB MOVING E 25 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 23N153W...
FROM HIGH TO 30N169W...AND FROM HIGH TO 22N164E...MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 29N159W 1023 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED JUST N OF AREA NEAR 31N150W 1022 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 25N140W TO 22N146W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 27N160E TO 27N164E MOVING ENE 15 KT.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 10 TO 14 FT N OF 20N E OF 165W. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT NW OF A LINE
FROM 30N167E TO 27N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 03N E OF
170W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 03N BETWEEN 170W AND 180E...AND FROM 03N
TO 20N BETWEEN 180E AND 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N179E TO
22N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N175W TO
18N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 12N E OF 160W...AND S OF 20N BETWEEN
160W AND 175W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 18N BETWEEN 175W AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N168W TO
26N180E TO 30N175E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE 30N162W TO
15N171W TO 15N160E...AND FROM 02N TO 15N BETWEEN 156W AND 173E. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT FROM 10N TO 15N W OF 173E...AND E OF A LINE FROM 30N144W
TO 17N154W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 04N146W TO 07N156W. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 60
NM OF ITCZ.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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