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FZPN40 PHFO 272245
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC TUE JAN 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JAN 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 29 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW APPROACHING AREA FROM W. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
N OF 26N W OF 166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 30N160E 1005 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO
28N162E TO 25N160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 330 NM OF LOW. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 23N W OF 172E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N161W TO 25N172W TO 23N180E TO 20N160E MOVING E 20 KT
ALONG 30N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 172W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30
KT WITHIN 360 NM N OF FRONT W OF 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 23N162W TO 20N163E. SEE
PARAGRAPH BELOW FOR E WINDS NOW ASSOCIATED WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE
N OF AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N151W TO 28N153W TO 21N161W TO
15N177E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.RIDGE FROM 30N169E TO 28N175E TO 27N173W BUILDING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N148W TO 28N152W TO 26N166W MOVING E 20 KT NEAR 30N
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 26N TO 08N W OF 174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 23N TO 12N BETWEEN 166E
AND 175W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N165W TO
28N173W TO 30N179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N155W TO
24N165W TO 30N173W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N164W TO 26N172W TO 30N180E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N157W TO 04N173W TO
07N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N148W TO
07N165W TO 04N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 25N W OF 166E. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 30N142W TO 04N170W TO 03N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 04N155W TO 01N172W TO 05N176E TO 04N170E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM NW AND N OF ITCZ W
OF 172W.

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.






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