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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC MON JAN 16 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC JAN 16 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 17 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 18 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N175W 18N160E MOVING E 20 KT E OF 170E...NEARLY STATIONARY
W OF 170E. SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT BOUNDED BY 30N174W 30N158W 24N172E
30N174W. W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF LINE 30N180W 26N167E 28N160E. SW
TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N152W 22N170E 16N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N167W 19N160E. SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N
OF LINE 30N152W 27N167W 30N168W...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N150W 26N170W 30N180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N150W 27N160W 27N170W. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
N OF 28N E OF 150W.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NW OF LINE 30N166E 26N164E
25N160E.
.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 30N173E 23N170E 18N160E. W WINDS 30 TO
35 KT NW OF LINE 30N175E 27N170E 27N160E...SW TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N176E 25N170E 25N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N178W 21N170E 16N160E. SW TO NW WINDS 30
TO 35 KT N OF LINE 30N175W 27N178W 30N170E...SW TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N170W 25N180W 24N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE 20N140W 16N150W 15N142W 10N152W
08N140W AND FROM 11N TO 08N BETWEEN 163W AND 174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE 18N140W 09N158W
08N150W 10N140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 16N TO 08N E OF 167W.

.ITCZ 07N140W 05N160W 06N160E NEARLY MOVING S SLOWLY. SCATTERED
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 178W AND 174E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM N OF ITCZ E OF 152W AND WITHIN 150 NM
OF ITCZ W OF 174E.

.RIDGE 29N140W 20N170W 15N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.SEAS 20 TO 28 FT NW OF LINE 30N177E 25N167E 25N160E...SEAS 12 TO 20
KT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N155W 18N160E... SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE
NW OF LINE 30N147W 21N156W 24N164W 16N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BOUNDED
BY 25N140W 05N140W 00N150W 10N180W 25N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 22 FT N OF LINE 30N154W 26N170W 16N172E
24N160E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 08N140W 04N170W
09N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 20 FT N OF LINE 30N155W 28N158W 12N178W
25N177E 21N160E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF OINE 08N140W
06N160E.

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

$$
.HONOLULU HI.



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