High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 211045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC MON APR 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC APR 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N176E TO 26N170E TO 23N160E MOVING E 15 KT N OF 27N...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N176W TO 25N170E TO 24N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 27N175E.

.FRONT FROM 30N142W TO 27N153W TO 28N163W NEARLY STATIONARY AND
DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 05N174E TO 04N167E TO 03N160E MOVING WSW 10 KT.
ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 10N
BETWEEN 161E AND 176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04N160E TO 01N167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 24N BETWEEN 154W AND 162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 25N E OF
164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 19N BETWEEN
148W TO 162W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N167W TO 24N172E MOVING NE 10 KT AND GRADUALLY ERODING
FROM THE W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 21N167W TO 17N155W TO
07N157W...AND LINE FROM 21N171W TO 12N180E TO 09N169E TO 07N178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 26N W OF 180E...AND IN AREA
BETWEEN LINE FROM 23N144W TO 10N140W...AND LINE FROM 23N161W TO
10N176W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10N TO 14N W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BOUNDED BY 30N168W TO 22N174W TO
22N150W TO 12N146W TO 10N160W TO 18N165E TO 23N169E TO 30N178W TO
30N168W.

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

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 05N160W TO 05N177E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS S OF 07N BETWEEN 177W AND 177E...AND WITHIN 60 NM N OF
ITCZ BETWEEN 148W AND 152W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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