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FZPN40 PHFO 271630
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SAT DEC 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 27 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 28 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 29 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N143W 20N147W 11N155W MOVING SE SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
N OF LINE 30N140W 20N146W 30N145W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 23N
BETWEEN 142W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 28N144W 1007 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 25N143W
12N153W. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT E OF LOW AND FRONT N OF 20N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF AREA. NEW LOW 29N143W 1009 MB.
FRONT 21N140W 15N146W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N168E 27N160E MOVING SE 20 KT. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
90 NM SE OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N179E 25N170E 21N160E. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
N OF 29N BETWEEN 173W AND 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N162W 27N170W 24N180W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.ITCZ 06N140W 07N160W 02N180W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM
N OF ITCZ W OF 170W.

.HIGH 26N178E 1017 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. RIDGE 17N154W 17N160W
THROUGH HIGH TO 23N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 25N166W 1016 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 21N140W 17N148W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.NW TO W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF LINE 30N152W 25N160W 30N164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF LINE 15N170W 11N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS WITHIN 300 NM OF LINE 10N170W 12N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 25N TO 03N W OF 175E.

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE FROM 30N142W 25N155W 30N163W...SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 26N140W 00N175W 00N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N140W 24N155W
30N160W...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF 165W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT NW OF LINE 30N170W 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 20N TO 02N W OF
165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF 15N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT W OF LINE 30N160W 20N175E 10N165W 00N180W.

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

.NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS S OF LINE 00N170E 03N160E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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