High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 211045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC SUN DEC 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N160W TO 25N165W TO 19N180W MOVING SE 15 KT.
SEE ASSOCIATED WINDS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N152W TO 25N156W TO 20N164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N148W TO 23N153W TO 18N160W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST...FRONT W OF FORECAST AREA. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
W OF A LINE...30N153E TO  28N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N162E TO 29N160E. SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 250 NM E OF FRONT.

.RIDGE 30N144W TO 24N160W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 30N163E TO 29N160E MOVING E 15 KT.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS...N OF A LINE 30N180W
26N175E 23N160E...S OF 07N...AND WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 30N140W 20N165W. OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS...N OF
A LINE FROM 26N167W TO 23N160E...S OF A LINE FROM 06N160E TO
08N140W...AND ALSO WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE...30N140W TO
20N160W. ELSEWHERE...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS IN THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 30N172W TO
22N160E...IN THE AREA N AND E OF A LINE FROM 30N149W TO 16N158W TO
16N140W...AND S OF A LINE FROM 06N160E TO 05N167W TO 10N140W.
OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.

.SEAS 18 TO 21 FT N OF A LINE...30N180W 25N170W 30N163W. SEAS 10 TO
18 FT N OF A LINE...10N160E 10N174W 23N165W 30N156W. SEAS 10 TO 13
FT E OF A LINE...23N140W 20N150W 08N166W 05N156W 07N140W. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE...05N160E TO 00N160W EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT
OR LESS WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE...30N145W TO 20N161W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 16 FT EXCEPT 9 FT OR LESS IN THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...N OF 26N W OF 170E...S OF A LINE FROM 03N160E TO
06N170E TO 00N180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 16 FT BETWEEN 20N AND 08N W OF 160W.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE...EXCEPT 9 FT OR LESS N OF A LINE FROM
22N160E TO 26N180W TO 30N178W...AND S OF A LINE FROM 05N160E TO
00N176W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.AREAS OF MODERATE TSTMS S OF OF 07N W OF 175W.

.ITCZ 08N140W TO 06N152W TO 06N165W. AN AREA OF MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N OF ITCZ W OF 160W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 147W AND 153W.


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.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.










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