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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC WED NOV 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC NOV 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT W OF AREA MOVING E 15 KT. S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF A LINE FROM 30N162E TO 28N160E.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N163E TO 25N160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N W OF 163E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE
N OF A LINE FROM 30N168E TO 25N163E TO 26N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N169E TO 21N160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 160E AND 168E. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N173E TO 25N169E TO 26N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 27N173E 1016 MB MOVING E 10 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 24N167E TO
20N164E MOVING E 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 21N TO 29N
W OF 170E...AND FROM 24N TO 29N BETWEEN 170E AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 27N178E 1013 MB. TROUGH FROM 30N179E TO LOW TO
22N174E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW N OF AREA. TROUGH DISSIPATED. SE TO S WINDS
20 TO 25 KT N OF 26N BETWEEN 170W AND 176W.

.WEAKENING NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N140W TO 18N152W TO
13N161W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N140W TO 22N147W TO
16N154W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 19N150W.

.FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 29N174W THENCE A TROUGH TO 29N178W TO
27N180W. FRONT MOVING SE 10 KT AND TROUGH MOVING N SLOWLY.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N154W TO 29N158W TO 28N167W. TROUGH
N OF AREA. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 29N BETWEEN 153W AND 161W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N146W TO 28N150W TO 26N152W. WINDS
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 27N169W TO 29N153W TO 27N147W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 16N160E 21N179W
22N159W 19N152W 10N157W 07N179W 07N160E 16N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 09N TO 25N BETWEEN 151W AND
172W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 15N W OF 174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 25N BETWEEN 150W AND
170W...AND FROM 05N TO 12N W OF 166E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N142W TO 27N146W TO 26N150W TO
28N156W TO 30N158W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
27N120W TO 19N145W TO 19N155W TO 25N161W TO 30N163W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN AREA BOUNDED BY 22N162W 19N155W 19N145W 15N140W 09N140W 03N180W
07N160E 18N160E 22N170W 22N162W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY
30N176E 30N174W 23N170E 24N165E 27N165E 30N176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N172W 30N140W
09N140W 04N175E 09N167E 06N160E 17N160E 20N179E 25N178W 30N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 14 TO 20 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N167E TO
29N166E TO 27N160E. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
30N171E TO 27N169E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM
08N180W TO 17N180W TO 20N175W TO 25N176W TO 30N178E...AND FROM 06N
TO 15N W OF 167E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 167E AND
180E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 08N143W TO 05N147W TO 04N154W TO 06N171W TO
05N180W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN
166W AND 174W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N AND
210 NM S OF ITCZ.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 08N W OF 169E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 11N W OF 180E.

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.HONOLULU HI.





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