High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC TUE MAR 28 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 28 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 29 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 30 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 24N168E TO 20N160E MOVING E 25 KT ALONG
30N. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT N OF 28N W OF FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N177W TO 27N179E TO 23N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 24N179W TO 19N167E. WINDS
20 TO 30 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N165W TO 26N175W TO 30N168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162W TO 23N173W TO 19N170E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N165W TO 28N172W TO 30N177W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 30N145W TO 23N172W TO 20N169E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 16N E OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 20N E OF
150W...AND FROM 06N TO 13N BETWEEN 150W AND 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 20N E OF
152W.

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

.SEAS 18 TO 25 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N164E TO 28N160E. SEAS 12 TO
18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N168E TO 26N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N177E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
E OF A LINE FROM 30N179W TO 05N177E TO 00N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 25 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N179W TO
24N168E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N176W TO
19N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N170W TO
16N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM 30N165W TO 09N179E TO
02N174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 20 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N165W TO
17N177E TO 21N171E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
30N162W TO 10N178E TO 12N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM
25N155W TO 07N179E TO 03N170W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 06N W OF 167E. ISOLATED
TSTMS FROM 02N TO 04N E OF 147W...FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 151W AND
160W...AND FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN 173W AND 178E.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.



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