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FZPN40 PHFO 282224
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC THU APR 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 28 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 29 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 30 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N178E TO 28N170E TO 29N160E MOVING E TO 35 KT. S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 28N WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N166W TO 27N180W TO 30N169E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N157W TO 27N170W TO 26N175W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N162E TO 29N160E.

.RIDGE 30N156W TO 25N175E TO 23N160E MOVING E 15 KT AND ERODING
FROM WEST.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 24N E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 22N E OF
160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 10N AND 20N W OF
175W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 08N TO 24N E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10N TO 20N E OF 155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 158W AND
170W...AND FROM 10N TO 17N BETWEEN 180W AND 170E.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM 00N TO 06N
BETWEEN 155W AND 175W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 07N.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 02N162W.

$$

.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.


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