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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC THU FEB 11 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 11 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 12 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 13 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N180E TO 18N160E MOVING E 20 KT NEAR 30N AND E 10 KT
NEAR 20N. NW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A
LINE FROM 30N175E TO 27N170E TO 29N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 20N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 20N175E TO 15N160E. SW
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT N OF 24N. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE N AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N155W TO 15N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N164W TO 16N175E TO 14N165E. NW
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF 29N BETWEEN 175W AND 175E. SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N BETWEEN 170W AND 167E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 29N140W TO 24N151W MOVING E 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT N OF 26N...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE
FROM 25N140W TO 24N142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT E OF AREA.

.HIGH 27N155W 1022 MB MOVING ENE 30 KT. RIDGE FROM 28N146W TO
HIGH TO 18N171W TO 18N160E MOVING SE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH NE OF AREA.



.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 12N E OF 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03N TO 17N E OF
175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 20N E OF
165W AND W OF 178E.

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

.SEAS 15 TO 22 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINES FROM 30N176E TO
23N167EW TO 24N160E. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT N OF A LINE FROM 20N140W TO
15N148W TO 30N160W. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM
00N170E TO 10N170E TO 30N170W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 30N170W TO
18N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 22 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A
LINE FROM 30N176W TO 23N172E TO 30N160E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N169W TO 12N160E. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT E
OF A LINE FROM 30N148W TO 10N160W TO 02N160W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 10N180W TO 00N180W...AND W
OF A LINE FROM 30N 162W TO 05N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 20 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 30N162W TO 16N180W TO 09N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF
A LINE FROM 30N140W TO 03N180W...AND W OF A LINE FROM 30N148W TO
03N180E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 07N BETWEEN 170W AND 175E.

.ITCZ FROM 02N140W TO 03N151W TO 00N161W. ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS S
OF 04S BETWEEN 154W AND 162W.

$$

.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.



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