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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 12 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 13 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 14 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING....
.COLD FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 20N175E TO 15N160E MOVING E 15 KT.
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N158W TO 23N178W TO 10N165E TO
04N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 25N175W TO 15N170E TO
12N160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N AND N
OF 27N BETWEEN 174E AND 175W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN
240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N AND IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N172W TO
05N175E TO 05N160E TO 24N160E TO 30N165E TO 30N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 20N170W TO 15N175E TO
10N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N AND
IN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N168W TO 05N178W TO 05N160E TO 24N160E TO
2N168W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.RIDGE 30N148W TO 20N177W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 23N160E TO 20N167E MOVING SE 20 KT.

.WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N140W TO 04N140W TO
02N160W TO 02N172W TO 30N180 TO 18N155W TO 20N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE 30N140W TO 20N160W
TO 10N170W TO 02N175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE 30N145W TO 20N155W
TO 10N165W TO 02N168W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 22 FT W OF LINE 30N168W TO 20N175E TO 14N160E. SEAS
12 TO 14 FT E OF LINE 30N145W TO 20N150W TO 10N160W TO 03N160W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF LINE 30N165W TO 20N180W TO
08N160E AND E OF LINE 30N156W TO 20N162W TO 04N175E TO 00N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT W OF LINE 30N165W TO 16N175E
TO 10N160E. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT E OF LINE 20N140W TO 10N155W TO
04N160W. SEAS MOSTLY 8 TO 12 FT OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT W OF LINE 30N160W TO 15N180W
TO 08N160E. SEAS MOSTLY 8 TO 12 FT OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST
AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 00N175W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM OF N AND 120 NM S OF THE ITCZ.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 175E AND 179W.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.



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