High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC THU MAY 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAY 05 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 06 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 07 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 23N180W TO 22N170E TO 23N160E MOVING E 15 KT
ALONG 30N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 175E. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN FRONT AND 27N FROM 168E TO 178W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 75 NM N...AND 45 NM S...OF FRONT W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 23N166W TO 21N180W TO
20N167E. SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT N OF
27N. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 26N W OF 169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N150W TO 20N159W TO 18N172W. WINDS
20 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N146W TO 26N152W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.RIDGE FROM 30N154W TO 26N165W MOVING E 10 KT AND GRADUALLY ERODING
FROM THE W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 163W AND 170W...FROM
23N TO 26N BETWEEN 169E AND 177E...AND FROM 17N TO 23N E OF 151W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 22N TO 25N BETWEEN 164E AND
172W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 17N TO 19N E OF 150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 29N146W TO 25N156W TO 25N162W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 20N TO 23N
BETWEEN 169W AND 177E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 165W AND 176W...AND
FROM 03N TO 08N BETWEEN 161E AND 169E.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 03N160W TO 01N172E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N OF ITCZ...AND S OF ITCZ BETWEEN
174W AND 177E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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