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FZPN40 PHFO 242242
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC FRI OCT 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC OCT 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC OCT 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ANA 28.9N 169.6W 996 MB MOVING NNE 11 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. WINDS 50 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 20
NM E SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 90 NM NE...80 NM
SE...30 NM SW...5O NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180
NM NE...100 NM SE...50 NM SW...150 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N163W TO 27N166W
TO 26N169W TO 30N172W. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS N OF 27N BETWEEN 167W
AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA MOVED N OF AREA NEAR 34.5N
163.2W. ASSOCIATED WINDS IN AREA DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS AND
ASSOCIATED SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION
DUE TO FORECAST UNCERTAINTY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25N140W TO 24N148W TO 26N155W THENCE STATIONARY
FRONT TO 30N161W. COLD FRONT MOVING S 10 KT. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT N OF 25N E OF 146W...AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO SHEAR LINE FROM 23N140W TO
21N151W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SHEAR LINE DISSIPATED.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N175W TO 23N176W THENCE STATIONARY FRONT TO
19N167E TO 17N160E. COLD FRONT MOVING SE 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM SE OF FRONT E OF 175E...ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT...AND FROM 15N TO 17N W OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N165W TO 26N173W TO 24N180W TO
19N170E TO 17N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 26N170W TO 25N180W THENCE
TROUGH TO 22N175E.

.RIDGE FROM 26N161W TO 23N172W TO 20N175E MOVING NE 10 KT.

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF 25N E OF 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 1O FT N OF 20N E OF 149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST ASSOCIATED SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 07N157W TO 07N170W TO 06N179E TO 06N171E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03N TO 08N BETWEEN 178W AND 174E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF ITCZ.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 14N TO 16N BETWEEN 171W AND 174W...
AND FROM 04N TO 13N BETWEEN 168E AND 161E.

ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 12N W OF 175E.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.





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