High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC FRI OCT 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC OCT 31 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 01 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 02 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N179W TO 25N1753E...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 17N164E.
FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
240 NM W OF FRONT AND TROUGH FROM 26N TO 20N. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT AND TROUGH N OF 22N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N175W TO 28N180E TO 26N173E...
CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 19N160E. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120
NM NW OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N169W TO 24N172E TO 22N160E. NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM N OF FRONT W OF 180E.

.FRONT FROM 24N140W TO 22N157W TO 22N165W TO 24N173W NEARLY
STATIONARY. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
FRONT W OF 148W. ALSO...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO FRONT
BETWEEN 148W AND 161W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM
11N TO 23N E OF 161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 22N E OF
154W.

.FRONT FROM 30N171E TO 26N160E NEARLY STATIONARY. NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR
LESS.

.TROUGH FROM 11N176E TO 04N169E MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 330 NM E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13N170E TO 06N164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14N165E TO 05N160E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N170W TO 21N176E MOVING E 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE FROM 27N140W TO 10N153W TO 14N180W TO
20N170E TO 20N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 12N E OF 157W. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT FROM 10N TO 24N BETWEEN 157W AND 170W...AND NW OF A LINE FROM
30N179W TO 18N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 10N TO 25N E OF 158W. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT FROM 11N TO 19N BETWEEN 158W AND 168W...AND NW OF A LINE
FROM 30N178W TO 21N160E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 08N150W TO 05N161W TO 06N179W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM N OF...AND WITHIN 90 NM S
ITCZ.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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