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FZPN40 PHFO 291630
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC THU JAN 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC JAN 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT APPROACHING AREA FROM THE W. SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT NW OF LINE
30N169E 25N160E...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N170E
24N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 29N167E 1013 MB. FRONT 30N167E THROUGH LOW
TO 25N166E 21N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT NW OF LINE 30N172E 24N168E
28N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 28N169E 1010 MB. FRONT 30N170E THROUGH LOW TO
21N160E. SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 250 NM SE OF LOW AND FRONT
N OF 26N.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N152W 24N158W. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 250 NM E OF FRONT
N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE 30N160W 26N176W
30N179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH NEW FRONT MOVING FROM THE NW.
MERGED FRONT 30N151W 25N154W 18N160W. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 330
NM SE OF FRONT 26N...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N141W
24N148W 30N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N146W 21N155W. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 28N E OF 145W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ITCZ 07N140W 05N150W 03N160W 04N180W 02N160E. SCATTERED STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM N OF ITCZ W OF 175E...ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.RIDGE 28N140W 21N155W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 24N160W 24N170W 26N180W 30N176E MOVING S 10 KT.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BOUNDED 25N170E 20S170W 05N170E 10N160E
25N170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 18N TO 13N BETWEEN 175W
AND 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 09N E OF 150W.

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE 30N165W 27N170W 30N179E AND NW OF LINE
25N160E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N140W 05N160W
04N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N155W 25N165W 30N180W
AND N OF 27N W OF 167E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 05N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N150W 25N165W
30N175W...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N140W 05N170W
05N175E 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 19N TO 06N E OF 160W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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