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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SUN MAR 26 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC MAR 26 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 27 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 28 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST AREA N OF A LINE...30N168E TO 26N160E...WINDS
SW TO S 20 TO 30 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT APPROACHING AREA FROM W. WINDS SW 20 TO 35
KT N OF A LINE 30N177E TO 25N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N172E TO 25N160E MOVING E TO 30 KT. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN FRONT AND 180W N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N170W TO 25N180W TO 23N170E. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 164W N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N160W TO 28N165W TO 28N172W TO 26N177W.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT 30N155W TO 28N162W TO 28N173W. PART OF FRONT E OF 160W
MOVING E 20 KT. REST OF FRONT MOVING N AS A DISSIPATING WARM FRONT
TO 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT 29N140W TO 29N144W TO 30N149W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.HIGH 27N147W 1026 MB NEARLY STATIONARY...DISSIPATING. RIDGE FROM
HIGH TO 24N174W STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH AND RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 04N TO 18N E OF 165W...AND FROM 06N TO
15N BETWEEN 165W AND 178E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT...HIGHEST W OF 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS E 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 20N E OF 165W.
ALSO WINDS E 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 04N AND 14N W OF 165W. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT HIGHEST BETWEEN 153W AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 18N E OF 155W
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.ELSEWHERE...SEAS 10 TO 16 FT N OF 20N BETWEEN 154W AND 178E.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 28N W OF 178E. REMAINDER OF AREA...SEAS 8 FT
OR LESS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 13 FT N OF 20N BETWEEN 170W AND 143W.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 28N E OF 170E. REST OF AREA SEAS 9
FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE E OF 175E.

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

.ITCZ...ALONG 05N BETWEEN 170W AND 170E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 150 NM N OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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