High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 280445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC MON JUL 28 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JUL 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 30 2014.A

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.POST TROPICAL REMNANT LOW GENEVIEVE NEAR 12.6N 143.5W MOVING W 13
KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 360 NM OVER FCST AREA N SEMICIRCLE OF CENTER.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM SE QUADRANT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT LOW GENEVIEVE NEAR 13.5N 145.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO
11 FT WITHIN 300 NM N SEMICIRCLE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT LOW GENEVIEVE NEAR 13.9N 148.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO
11 FT WITHIN 360 NM N SEMICIRCLE.
.72 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT LOW GENEVIEVE NEAR 14.3N 150.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.96 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT LOW GENEVIEVE NEAR 14.6N 151.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT LOW GENEVIEVE NEAR 15.0N 153.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.

.FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE...
AND INTENSITY.

.SEE WTPA22 PHFO BULLETIN ISSUED BY CPHC FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

.ITCZ FROM GENEVIEVE TO 12N140W AND FROM GENEVIEVE TO 11N146W TO
11N153W.

.LOW NEAR 09N159W 1009 MB MOVING WNW SLOWLY.  WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 360 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. ITCZ FROM LOW
TO 11N153W AND FROM LOW TO 09N161W TO 07N165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09N160W 1009 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO
10 FT WITHIN 360 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09N161W 1009 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO
10 FT WITHIN 360 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.

.LOW 07N174W 1010 MB MOVING NW SLOWLY. ITCZ FROM LOW 07N165W.
MONSOON TROUGH FROM LOW TO 08N170E TO 10N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 08N176W 1010 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09N178W 1011 MB.

.FRONT 30N176E TO 28N172E TO 29N167E MOVING SE NEAR 10 KT.
SCATTERED TSTMS ALONG FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N180W TO 27N175E TO 25N170E. COLD
FRONT BECOMING STATIONARY BY 290000 UTC.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N179W TO 27N177E TO
23N170E.

.RIDGE 30N171W TO 23N175E NEARLY STATIONARY.  ASSOCIATED HIGH
W OF FCST AREA AT 28N156E...MOVING ENE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 29N165E 1016 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED N OF FCST AREA.

.HIGH W OF FCST AREA AT 28N156E MOVING E 20 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
27N160E TO 26N163E. RIDGE NEARLY STATIONARY.

.E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE BETWEEN
ITCZ...LOWS AND 18N E OF 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE
BETWEEN ITCZ...LOWS AND 19N E OF 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE
BETWEEN ITCZ...LOWS AND 20N E OF 165W.

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

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

.WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ
AND LOWS.
.ISOLATED TSTMS BETWEEN MONSOON TROUGH AND 15N.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.












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