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FZPN40 PHFO 272230
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SAT DEC 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 27 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 29 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 26N145W TO 21N148W MOVING E SLOWLY. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT N OF 24N E OF 144W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM
OF FRONT N OF 24N...AND WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT FROM 21S TO 24N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 28N143W 1008 MB. FRONT FROM 30N143W TO LOW
TO 23N142W TO 17N147W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT E OF FRONT N OF 20N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 29N141W 1011 MB. FRONT FROM 30N141W TO
27N140W...AND FROM 19N140W TO 16N143W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT FROM 30N169E TO 26N160E MOVING SE 20 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 28N W OF 173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173W TO 25N174E TO 23N162E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162W TO 24N174W TO 22N177E. N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF FRONT W OF 165W.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 06N165W TO 03N177W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.HIGH 27N179W 1017 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
23N163E...FROM HIGH TO 30N175W...AND FROM HIGH TO 20N167W TO 17N155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 25N165W 1015 MB. RIDGE FROM HIGH
TO 24N180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 20N140W TO 17N148W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 18N W OF 180E...
AND FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 25N W OF 180E...
AND FROM 08N TO 10 N BETWEEN 170W AND 180E.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 150W AND 160W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 21N E OF 165W. SEAS 8 TO FT N OF 28 W OF 175E...AND
FROM 09N TO 16N W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 13 TO 14 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 147W AND 152W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 19N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF
27N W OF 175W...FROM 08N TO 27N W OF 170E...AND FROM 02N TO 16N
BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 18N E OF 152W...N OF 25N
BETWEEN 166W AND 170E...AND FROM 05N TO 25N W OF 180E.

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

.ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS S OF 04N W OF 165E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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