High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 202245
HSFNP

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 08N161W 1011 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09N162W 1011 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 10N164W 1011 MB.

.LOW 14N146W 1011 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13N145W 1011 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13N145W 1009 MB.

.FRONT NEAR 30N160E MOVING ESE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 26N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N180E TO 26N170E TO 25N160E.

.TROUGH FROM 23N165E TO 20N160E MOVING W 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 16N TO 25N W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 30N168W TO 27N175E TO 28N162E MOVING SE SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12N TO 17N E OF 145W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12N TO 18N E OF 142W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10N TO 14N E OF 145W...AND N
OF 25N E OF 145W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 12S W OF 172E.

.ITCZ FROM 06N165W TO 05N170W TO 07N180W TO 09N172E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF THE ITCZ.

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.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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