High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC THU DEC 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC DEC 08 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 09 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 10 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 28N149W 1014 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. TROUGH FROM 30N148W TO LOW TO
23N153W TO 20N155W. TROUGH MOVING NW 10 KT S OF 28N...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH
N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. WEAKENING TROUGH FROM 30N147W TO
26N151W TO 26N155W TO 24N157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 28N166E TO 28N160E MOVING E 20 KT E OF
167E...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N179E TO 28N173E TO 29N169E. SECOND
FRONT FROM 30N166E TO 27N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 27N180E. SECOND FRONT FROM
30N175E TO 27N166E TO 29N160E. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF SECOND
FRONT W OF 167E.

.TROUGH FROM 30N167W TO 23N175W MOVING E 10 KT. NEW FRONT DEVELOPING
FROM 30N163W TO 25N166W TO 23N170W MOVING E SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF NEW FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 25N165W
TO 24N173W. SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 157W AND 164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 25N162W TO 23N170W. WINDS
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.WEAKENING TROUGH FROM 18N173W TO 10N177W TO 03N175E MOVING W 10 KT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 01N TO 05N BETWEEN 163E AND 176E...AND
WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 18N165W TO 12N168W TO 09N168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25N140W TO 25N145W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 29N156W TO 22N167W TO 20N172W MOVING NE SLOWLY AND
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N178E TO 25N160E MOVING E 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 168W AND 176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N
BETWEEN 162W AND 176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N
BETWEEN 163W AND 178E...AND N OF 27N W OF 172E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 07N155W TO 07N150W TO 07N160W TO 08N164W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06N TO 09N E OF 157W...AND WITHIN 60 NM
N OF ITCZ W OF 162W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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