High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 261035
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC MON JAN 26 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 26 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 27 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 28 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 22N145W TO 18N153W MOVING E 10 KT N OF 22N...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN
FRONT AND 144W S OF 26N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF
FRONT N OF 23N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 23N140W TO 16N150W.
ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 30N176W TO 23N170E TO 20N160E MOVING E 30 KT. N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 25N W OF 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 24N180E TO 20N160E. NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 15N TO 25N W OF 179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 20N180E TO
18N160E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 30N165E
TO 05N165E...AND LINE FROM 30N168E TO 23N174W TO 11N180E TO 05N178E.

.TROUGH FROM 20N143W TO 16N143W TO 13N145W MOVING W SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17N140W TO 13N141W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DEVELOPING W OF FORECAST AREA. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 16N W OF 165E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N161E TO 28N173E BUILDING ENE 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N159W TO 26N173W MOVING ESE 10 KT AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 12N BETWEEN 163W AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 12N BETWEEN
170W AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEE WINDS DESCRIBED IN ASSOCIATION WITH SECOND
FRONT DISCUSSED ABOVE.

.REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF A LINE FROM 29N178E TO 26N170E TO 26N163E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N176W TO 19N160E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF A LINE FROM 30N157W TO 20N166W TO 15N169E TO
10N169E TO 02N175E TO 00N168W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS S OF 06N E
OF 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 29N170W TO
26N180E TO 26N177E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM
30N164W TO 15N179W TO 09N160W TO 05N165W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS
FROM 05N TO 10N W OF 170E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF LINE FROM 30N142W TO
17N157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF A LINE FROM 30N153W TO
14N160W TO 03N169W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS FROM 03N TO 08N W OF
168E...AND N OF 27N BETWEEN 166E AND 175E.

.REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 03N W OF 168E.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 04N150W TO 02N158W. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TCU BETWEEN ITCZ AND 02N E OF 152W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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