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FZPN40 PHFO 172245
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC WED DEC 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 17 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 18 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 19 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT JUST W OF FORECAST AREA MOVING E 25 KT. S TO SW WINDS 25 TO
35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N W OF 163E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N170E TO 26N160E. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS N OF 26N W OF 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N167E TO 25N160E. SW TO W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT N OF 29N W OF 171E. SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF
27N W OF 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N179W TO 24N170E TO 21N160E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT N OF 28N W OF 173W. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 17N TO 25N W
OF 164E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N164W TO 28N173W TO 26N175E MOVING E 30 KT N
OF 28N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.HIGH 29N149W 1027 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 28N140W...
AND FROM HIGH TO 27N164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 29N147W 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 29N142W 1027 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 30N179E TO 23N160E MOVING E 30 KT AND ERODING FROM THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 17N E OF 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 22N E OF
163W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 18N BETWEEN 163W AND 178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 22N E OF
160W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 18N BETWEEN 160W AND 170W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 13 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 170W AND
177W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N165W TO 20N180E TO
10N170E TO 29N163E TO 28N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE FROM
21N174W TO 20N180E TO 10N170E TO 06N172W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT W OF LINE
FROM 20N166E TO 12N169E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 22 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 29N165E TO 27N160E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
29N170E TO 25N160E. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N153W TO
27N162W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N148W TO 25N156W
TO 19N167W TO 11N178E TO 29N176E TO 27N168E TO 22N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT E OF LINE FROM 19N167W TO 11N178E TO 07N180W TO 05N172W. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 20N BETWEEN 170E AND 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 25 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 29N179E TO 25N168E TO 26N165E TO 29N162E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N178W TO 19N166E TO 19N160E. SEAS 12 TO
16 FT N OF LINE FROM 27N140W TO 25N147W TO 28N149W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 30N160W TO 20N170W TO 16N174E TO 06N177E TO
03N160W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 30N172W TO 23N178E TO 16N174E
TO 11N160E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 09N TO 11N BETWEEN 173W AND 176W.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 05N150W TO 06N160W TO 05N175W TO 05N175E TO
01N165E. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
FROM 03N TO 07N BETWEEN 155W AND 171W...AND FROM 03N TO 07N BETWEEN
175W AND 179E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM N...
AND 90 NM S...OF ITCZ E OF 174E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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