High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC FRI MAY 06 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 06 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 07 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 08 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N161W TO 26N166W TO 22N175E TO 21N160E. FRONT
MOVING E 15 KT ALONG 30N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 175E. NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 28N BETWEEN 172W AND
164E...AND WITHIN 120 NM N OF FRONT W OF 164E. ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM N OF FRONT W OF 174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N154W TO 25N157W TO 20N171W TO
21N176E. S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM E OF FRONT N OF
25N...AND WITHIN 360 NM N OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N147W TO 21N155W TO 18N172W TO
22N175E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N...
AND WITHIN 240 NM N OF FRONT W OF 166W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 10N172W TO 04N174W MOVING W 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E OF TROUGH N OF 07N. OTHERWISE ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N149W TO 25N161W MOVING SE 15 KT.

.E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 17N TO 20N E OF 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 21N TO 26N BETWEEN 164E AND 178W. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT FROM 16N TO 21N E OF 153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 28N151W TO
20N175W...AND FROM 20N TO 26N BETWEEN 175W AND 170E. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT FROM 15N TO 19N E OF 150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 28N146W TO
25N152W TO 30N160W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 18N TO 22N BETWEEN 168W
AND 177E.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 03N149W TO 07N168W...AND FROM 01N176W TO
03N172E TO 09N161E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ E
OF 168W...AND WITHIN 150 NM OF ITCZ W OF 176W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.



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