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FZPN40 PHFO 221045
HSFNP

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 22.4N 167.1W AT 22/0900 UTC MOVING NW 08
KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 110 NM NE...90 NM SE...0 NM SW...AND 100 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 120 NM NE...90 NM SE...70 NM
SW...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLE.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 22N TO 24N
BETWEEN 165W AND 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 24.9N 168.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
120 NM NE...100 NM SE...10 NM SW...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12
FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 120 NM NE...90 NM SE...70 NM SW...AND 120 NM NW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN
180 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 28.1N 169.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
120 NM NE...100 NM SE...20 NM SW...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12
FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 130 NM NE...100 NM SE...80 NM SW...AND 130 NM
NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN
190 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 160 NM S SEMICIRCLE.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 32.4N 165.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 39.7N 156.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 47.2N 142.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.

FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION
DUE TO FORECAST UNCERTAINTY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 23N170E TO 20N160E MOVING E 15 KT N OF
21N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE
FROM 29N178E TO 27N175E TO 28N163E TO 29N160E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N179E TO 21N170E TO 20N160E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 168E AND 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N177W TO 20N172E TO 19N160E. WINDS EASED
TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.TROUGH FROM 07N160E TO 04N164E TO 01N167E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 10N TO 14N BETWEEN 161E AND
167E...FROM 01N TO 06N BETWEEN 169E AND 173E. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.WEAK TROUGH FROM 26N142W TO 21N145W MOVING W 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 25N147W TO 20N148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N142W TO 29N148W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 30N168W TO 20N180E TO 15N170E TO 14N160E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

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

.THE FOLLOWING ARE SEAS OTHER THAN THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL
STORM ANA.

.SEAS 18 TO 19 FT N OF 29N BETWEEN 164E AND 168E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N172E TO 26N164E TO 29N160E. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N177E TO 25N174E TO 23N160E. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT FROM 13N TO 25N E OF 146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N179W TO 25N177E
TO 21N167E TO 18N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 28N E OF 152W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 11N TO 15N E OF 144W...FROM 10N TO 12N
BETWEEN 148W AND 154W...AND FROM 12N TO 14N BETWEEN 158W AND 163W.

.ITCZ FROM 09N140W TO 07N146W TO 08N157W TO 07N170W TO 08N177E.
ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 05N TO
09N BETWEEN 151W AND 159W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM
03N TO 10N E OF 177E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI






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