High Seas Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZPN40 PHFO 010445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SUN FEB 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...

.LOW 28N171E 1007 MB MOVING NE SLOWLY. WARM FRONT FROM LOW TO
30N174E MOVING NE 10 KT. COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 24N171E TO 19N164E
TO 17N160E MOVING E 10 KT N OF 19N AND NEARLY STATIONARY TO THE W.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF LOW AND FRONTS N OF 24N.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 480 NM E OF LOW AND WARM FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. OCCLUDED FRONT FROM
LOW TO 30N176E TO 29N179E THENCE WARM FRONT TO 28N177W. COLD FRONT
FROM 29N179E TO 25N180E TO 22N177E TO 15N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONTS N OF 22N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW NEAR 28N166W 1000 MB. WARM FRONT FROM LOW
TO 27N159W. COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 25N164W TO 21N174W TO 17N172E.
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 360 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW AND WITHIN 210 NM
S OF WARM FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N
OF A LINE FROM 30N155W TO 24N156W TO 20N163W TO 30N176W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N146W TO 24N156W MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 25N150W TO 22N155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N146W TO 26N153W.

.FRONT 30N143W TO 24N151W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH
DIRECTLY ABOVE.

.TROUGH 02N160E TO 00N169E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF A POINT 07N161E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 00N169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 00N171E.

.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT AT 30N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N167E TO 25N164E TO 21N160E. W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF FRONT N OF 24N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N180E TO 27N178E TO 18N165E. W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS W FRONT N OF 27N.

.RIDGE FROM 20N160E TO 20N163E MOVING ESE 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N176W TO 22N176E TO 16N165E MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N175W TO 25N170W TO 22N161W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 26N140W TO 24N145W TO 22N154W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 12N E OF 145W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 29N140W TO 10N156W TO 16N160E...
HIGHEST N OF 27N BETWEEN 164W AND 148W AND N OF 25N BETWEEN 170E AND
177E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 14N TO 06N E OF 156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N166E TO
24N160E...AND N OF A LINE FROM 27N140W TO 27N160W TO 30N168W. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT E OF A LINE FROM 27N140W TO 20N160W TO 09N180E TO 05N140W...
AND N OF 22N BETWEEN 171E AND 177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF A LINE FROM 28N140W TO
20N165W TO 26N175E TO 19N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 16N TO 06N E OF
150W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 08N158W TO 06N174W TO 06N178E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF ITCZ.

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.