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FZPN40 PHFO 262222
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC MON JAN 26 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 26 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 27 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 28 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 26N178W TO 22N171E TO 20N160E. FRONT MOVING E
30 KT ALONG 30N...SLOWING TO SE 15 KT ALONG 27N...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY S OF 24N. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 25N W OF
177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162W TO 26N171W TO 22N173E TO
20N160E. STRONG HIGH BUILDING FAR N OF AREA. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT FROM 05N TO 26N W OF 180W...AND FROM 05N TO 12N BETWEEN 180W AND
169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 24N167W. STRONG
HIGH PASSING FAR N OF AREA. NE TO E WINDS 25 TO 30 KT FROM 17N TO
24N BETWEEN 180W AND 163E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF
13N W OF 172E...FROM 14N TO 26N W OF 171W...AND FROM 05N TO 11N W OF
177E.

.NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT FROM 23N140W TO 20N145W TO 16N157W. NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM N OF FRONT W OF 149W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH FROM 18N142W TO 13N147W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N160E TO 28N167E TO 29N179W BUILDING ENE 25 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N156W TO 26N175W MOVING ESE 10 KT AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 162E AND 171W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DESCRIBED IN ASSOCIATION WITH FIRST FRONT
DISCUSSED ABOVE.

.REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 11 TO 15 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N170W TO 25N180W TO 22N167W TO
30N167E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N167W TO
22N175W TO 15N173E TO 15N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 N OF 18N E OF 150W...AND
FROM 05N TO 11N BETWEEN 164W AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 13 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 163W AND 178W.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 30N156W TO
18N167W TO 03N176W TO 10N160E TO 25N160E TO 30N176E TO 30N156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM
30N170E TO 23N179W TO 08N179W TO 05N170E TO 10N160E TO 30N160E TO
30N170E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 30N149W TO
23N153W TO 20N159W TO 09N160W TO 08N179W TO 23N179W TO 30N170W TO
30N149W.

.REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 09N W OF 179W.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 03N155W.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.




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