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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC TUE DEC 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC DEC 06 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 07 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 08 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 27N178W 1012 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
25N177W TO 22N180W. DEVELOPING FRONT FROM LOW TO 30N165W WITH
NE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT N OF  FRONT BY 070000 UTC.
WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 20N BETWEEN 172W AND 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 26N175W 1012 MB WITH FRONT TO 28N173W TO
30N167W. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF FRONT AND LOW. ALSO...TROUGH
FROM LOW TO 23N174W TO 17N180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST WATERS WITH
LOW NEAR 34N163W. TROUGH FROM L30N162W TO 20N174W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS N OF FRONT.

.TROUGH 28N151W TO 20N154W TO 13N160W NEARLY STATIONARY EXCEPT S
HALF MOVING NW SLOWLY. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM E OF TROUGH N
OF 20N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N148W TO 26N150W TO 21N157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N145W TO 26N150W TO 23N160W.

.TROUGH 10N172W TO 02N179E MOVING W 12 KT. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN
120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 10N175W TO 02N175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 11N174W TO 02N172E.

.DISSIPATING FRONT 30N155W TO 27N157W MOVING E SLOWLY.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT AT 30N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N169E TO 28N164E TO 27N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N177E TO 27N173E TO 30N165E.

.WEAK HIGH 24N159W 1014 MB...MOVING NE 10 KT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 30N171E TO 26N165E TO 25N160E MOVING E SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 24N BETWEEN 160W AND 170E.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT BETWEEN 17N AND 10N W OF 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 160W AND 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST WATERS.

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

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 09N157W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 100
NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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