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FZPN40 PHFO 202245
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SAT DEC 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N165W 22N179W 20N171E 18N160E. FRONT MOVING SE 25 KT NEAR
30...BECOMING NEARLY STATIONARY NEAR 160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF
FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N157W 22N166W 19N180W 18N175E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT N OF FRONT AND S OF LINE 30N164W 22N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N149W 25N155W 18N163W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N
OF 05N W OF 160W AND S OF LINE 30N166W 19N160E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 23N E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 07N AND S OF LINE
21N140W 15N157W 07N171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 20N E OF
145W...AND FROM 07N TO 16N BETWEEN 145W AND 160W.

.RIDGE 29N140W 26N156W 22N167W NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 18 TO 23 FT N OF LINE 30N168W 25N177W 30N175E. SEAS 12 TO 18
FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N164W 16N178E 12N160E. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N158W 13N176W 06N160E. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN AREA
05N140W 02N157W 07N174W 18N167W 30N144W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF LINE 30N153W 10N167W
11N160E. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT IN AREA 09N140W 11N153W 16N140W. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 04N140W 02N156W 03N179E 06N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE 30N143W 10N150W 05N170W
09N160E. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 05N140W 01N168W
06N160E...AND S OF LINE 30N180E 23N160E.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ 06N140W 06N154W 05N163W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04N TO 10N BETWEEN 171W AND 172E.

$$
.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.






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