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FZPN40 PHFO 271635
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC TUE JAN 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC JAN 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 29 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM THE W. SE TO
S WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF 20N W OF 170E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N164W TO 23N180E TO 19N160E MOVING E 20 KT ALONG
30N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 180E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
FROM 13N TO 24N W OF 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 23N170W TO
20N163E. STRONG HIGH BUILDING FAR N OF FORECAST AREA. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT W OF LINE FROM 30N166E TO 23N173W TO 17N175W TO 05N178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N151W TO 20N163W TO
15N177E. STRONG HIGH PASSING FAR N OF FORECAST AREA. NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT FROM 06N TO 26N BETWEEN 170E AND 173W. E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT FROM 06N TO 20N W OF 170E. ALSO SEE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH GALE
WARNING ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 02N160E TO 01N179E NEARLY STATIONARY. NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT FROM 06N TO 12N W OF 176W. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 07N FROM 166E TO 179E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 06N BETWEEN 170W AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. SEE WINDS DESCRIBED ABOVE WITH
FRONT AND STRONG HIGH.

.RIDGE FROM 30N169E TO 28N174E TO 27N174W BUILDING ENE 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N151W TO 26N162W MOVING ESE 10 KT AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 169W AND 178E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N161W TO 13N173W TO 05N170W...EXCEPT
SEAS 8 FT OR LESS FROM 05N TO 10N W OF 170E. SEAS 8 TO 9 N OF 24N E
OF 142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF LINE FROM 30N150W TO
05N167W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS N OF 25N BETWEEN 165E AND 179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 26N W OF 166E. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N146W TO 12N158W TO 07N160W TO 04N172W
TO 04N160E...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS N OF 25N BETWEEN 171E AND 179E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 04N155W TO 01N168W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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