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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SUN FEB 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC FEB 26 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 27 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 28 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 25N173E 1017 MB NEARLY NEARLY STATIONARY...DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.FRONT 30N157W TO 22N172W TO 30N179E NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING.
ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF FRONT W OF 173W AND ALSO N OF 28N
E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT 30N160W TO 27N161W TO 24N165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N162W TO 26N164W.

.WEAK FRONT 30N165E TO 28N160E MOVING E TO 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N172E TO 27N166W TO 27N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N180W TO 28N177E TO 26N173E TO 30N162E.

.WEAK DISSIPATING FRONT 28N140W TO 26N148W TO 30N156W...NEARLY
STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 25N176W 1014 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25N173W 1013 MB.

.RIDGE 30N170E TO 26N163E NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 15N W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 18N W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 04N AND 10N
W OF 167E.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 26N E OF 170W...AND BETWEEN 18N AND 03N W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 18N AND 03N W OF 165E.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 26N E OF 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 26N E OF 150W...AND BETWEEN
20N AND 10N FROM 155W TO 162W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ITCZ 06N160W TO 06N180W TO 04N160E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 80 NM OF ITCZ W OF 166E.



$$

.FORECASTER . HONOLULU HI.



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