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FZPN40 PHFO 312244
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC TUE MAY 31 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 31 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUN 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUN 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW JUST N OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 31N143W 1015 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N144W TO 22N148W MOVING SE 10 KT THENCE A
STATIONARY FRONT TO 20N155W TO 21N163W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. REMNANT TROUGH FROM 27N143W TO 29N148W.
FRONT FROM 28N140W TO 24N142W TO 22N148W TO 20N155W TO 21N163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25N149W TO 29N153W. DISSIPATING FRONT
FROM 24N142W TO 22N148W TO 20N155W TO 21N163W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N163E TO 28N160E MOVING NE 40 KT. SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT...SEAS 8 TO 10 FT...AND SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS NW OF A LINE FROM
30N175E TO 24N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT N OF FORECAST AREA. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT JUST NW OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 32N157E. SW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N165E TO 27N160E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N170W TO 19N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N175W TO 22N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N178E TO 24N160E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 06N146W TO 08N160W TO 05N172W TO 04N179E TO 08N170E TO 06N160E.
NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 172W AND 160W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.


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