High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 061042
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC FRI MAR 06 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 06 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 07 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 08 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 04N175E 1004 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 04N172E 1006 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 06N169E 1004 MB.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N145W TO 27N148W TO 24N152W MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N141W TO 25N143W TO 21N146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 21N143W THENCE A TROUGH TO
15N145W. WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS E OF
FRONT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N165E TO 28N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N172E TO 27N165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N172E
30N154W 09N164W 09N160E 20N160E 30N172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
30N172E 30N152W 11N162W 08N162W 10N160E 18N160E 30N172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
30N172W 30N158W 12N163W 07N169E 10N160E 18N160E 28N178E 30N172W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 19N161E 26N179E
22N168W 13N168W 08N168W 19N161E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A
POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N160E 30N145W 19N160W 10N160W 05N179W 09N160E
30N160E AND ALSO FROM 13N TO 07N BETWEEN 147W AND 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
19N163E 24N177E 24N166W 12N167W 08N173E 12N163E 19N163E. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N168E TO 30N152W
09N166W 06N174E 09N160E 23N160E 30N168E. OTHERWISE SEAS SUBSIDED TO
8 FT OR LOWER.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 16 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
24N168E 24N172W 11N172W 08N176E 12N163E 18N163E 24N168E. ALSO SEAS
10 TO 13 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 164W AND 154W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N160E 30N146W 21N160W
13N160W 07N172W 09N160E 30N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W 09N152W 06N163W 09N172W TO 06N178E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM N OF ITCZ E OF 163W AND ALSO
WITHIN 240 NM EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ W OF 177W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ.

.OTHERWISE AND ELSEWHERE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS OVER FORECAST
WATERS S OF 06S W OF 178E.

$$
.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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