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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC MON FEB 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC FEB 08 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 09 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 10 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N172E 29N164E 28N160E MOVING E 35 KT AT 30N BECOMING NEARLY
STATIONARY NEAR 160E. SW WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF 29N BETWEEN 170W AND
178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N155W 27N168W 30N178E. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF
26N BETWEEN 148W AND 163W. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N141W 25N160W 30N170E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF
27N E OF 151W. SEE SEAS BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 27N140W 20N145W 14N160W...MOVING SE SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT E OF
150W AND N OF 20N. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 20N140W 14N158W. WINDS DECREASED TO 20
KT OR LESS. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. SEE WINDS AND SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 03N TO 15N W OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 15N W OF 160W...AND
BETWEEN 05N AND 13N EAST OF 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 02N TO 13N E OF 170E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 30N168E 27N160E SW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT W OF 170E AND N OF 27N.

.HIGH 25N169W 1021 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 23N154W AND
FROM HIGH TO 26N170E 24N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 24N173W 1019 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 23N165W 1019 MB.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 14 FT E OF LINE 18N160E 24N175W 30N177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 22 FT N OF LINE 30N165W 28N172W 30N175W.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N151W 27N160W 27N175W 30N179E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE 30N160E 24N165W 16N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 26 FT N OF LINE 30N150W 24N161W 30N169W. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N142W 19N168W 30N175W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE E OF LINE 29N160E 21N177W 13N167E 00N174E.

.ITCZ 05N140W 05N153W 01N165W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF
ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.



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