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FZPN40 PHFO 141038
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC SUN FEB 14 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 14 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 15 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 16 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N161W 25N167W 16N180W 12N170E 09N160E MOVING E SLOWLY E
OF 180W. NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 400 NM N OF FRONT W OF 175W.
SEE SEAS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 30N151W 23N160W 13N175W 11N160E.
NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 300 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 164W TO 180W.
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N152W 28N166W
21N160E 08N160E 04N170E 04N160W 13N140W 24N140W 19N164W 19N167W
28N152W. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 30N147W 25N155W 18N170W 14N180W.
NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 360 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 157W AND 180W.
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N152W 27N180W
22N160E 10N160E 06N170W 10N152W 28N152W. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.24 HOUR FORECAST S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF A LINE 30N165E TO 28N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT JUST W OF FORECAST AREA. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT N OF A LINE 30N170E TO 27N160E.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT E OF A LINE...27N140W 25N150W 05N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST...PLEASE REFER TO GALE AREA ABOVE.

.HIGH 30N162E 1026 MB MOVING ENE 35 KT.
RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 24N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE 30N150W TO 24N164W NEARLY STATIONARY...ERODING FROM W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE 20N165E 20N170W 30N157W.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE...30N155W 18N170W 05N160E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE...26N140W 18N160W 00N170W...AND
ELSEWHERE S OF 20N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 15 FT WITHIN 330 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE...30N164W 25N167W 18N180W 10N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 30N170E TO 26N166E TO 24N160E AND ALSO
S OF 27N W OF 147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 27N156W
08N158W 08N175E 12N160E 20N160E 27N156W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE
S OF A LINE...30N170W TO 28N160E...AND N OF A LINE FROM 30N162E TO
29N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ 02N140W 02N152W 00N170W. ISOLATED STONG TSTMS S OF 04N E
OF 147W. WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 04N E OF
170W.

.SCATTERED TSTMS S OF 07N W OF 175E. WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS
ELSEWHERE S OF 04N BETWEEN 175E AND 170W.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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