High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SAT DEC 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC DEC 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N175W TO 26N178E TO 23N170E THENCE A STATIONARY
FRONT TO 21N160E. COLD FRONT MOVING E 30 KT N OF 26N AND SE 20 KT S
OF 27N. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N WITHIN 600 NM E OF FRONT. WINDS
20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT. SEAS 20 TO 25 NW OF A
LINE FROM 30N178W TO 27N174E. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A
LINE FROM 30N174W TO 18N170E TO 16N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 26N169W TO 20N178E TO
18N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 26N WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT. WINDS
20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT. SEAS 20 TO 25 KT NW OF
A LINE FROM 30N165W TO 25N175W. SEAS 12 TO 20 FT ELSEWHERE NW AND N
OF A LINE FROM 30N162W TO 16N177W TO 12N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 24N160W TO 20N169W TO
18N178E TO 18N163E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 480 NM N OF FRONT W OF
167W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N150W 10N164W
13N160E 20N160E 27N179W 30N179W 30N150W.

.TROUGH FROM 06S169W TO 09S175W TO 10S178E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 210 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH NEAR 28N141W MOVING NE 15 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 26N158W TO
23N173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA. RIDGE FROM 30N140W
TO 26N158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N140W TO 24N151W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN A LINE FROM 23N140W TO 17N170W
AND A LINE FROM 07N140W TO 03N170W. ALSO WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 22N
TO 12N W OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN A LINE FROM 25N140W TO
22N151W TO 11N179W AND 05N...AND ALSO FROM 21N TO 07N W OF 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ENTIRE AREA FROM 05N TO 20N.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF A LINE FROM 23N140W TO 17N150W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 07N140W TO 03N156W TO
12N172E TO 12N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
21N140W 11N140W 09N150W 12N150W 21N140W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE
N OF A LINE FROM 05N140W TO 03N155W TO 06N178E TO 06N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 04N140W
TO 02N177W TO 06N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 08N147W TO 07N155W.

$$

.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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