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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC MON MAR 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAR 02 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 03 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 04 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH 30N154W 25N153W 19N156W. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT E OF TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 27N155W 1018 MB. TROUGH FROM 30N154W TO
LOW TO 19N156W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LOW AND TROUGH EXCEPT NE OF
LINE 30N149W 20N140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N152W 1017 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 19N156W.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.

.TROUGH FROM 00N167E 02N160E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 00N167E TO 01N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH W OF AREA.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 26N W OF 160W. NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT FROM 13N TO 20N E OF 146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 10N W OF 160W. E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT 07N TO 20N E OF 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 09N W OF 160W. NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 18N E OF 157W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT NEAR 30N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED FAR N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE 30N165W TO 28N160E MOVING NE SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE 08N140W 05N180W 12N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE 08N140W 05N173E
10N160E... EXCEPT LESS THAN 8 FT NW OF A LINE 30N171E 24N160E AND NE
OF A LINE 24N140W 30N150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF 160W N OF 05N. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT N OF 20N BETWEEN 150W AND 160W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 20N E OF
160W.

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

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W 06N160W 03N177E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ.

$$
.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.




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