High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 262245
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC FRI DEC 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW N OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 34N154W. COLD FRONT FROM 30N144W TO
24N146W TO 18N149W THENCE A STATIONARY FRONT TO 13N155W COLD FRONT
MOVING E 20 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 25N
BETWEEN FRONT AND 164W...AND E OF FRONT N OF 24N. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT N OF 24N. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT S OF 24N. SEE LATEST FZPN01 KWBC
BULLETIN FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS SYSTEM N OF 30N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 24N145W TO 13N152W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 26N BETWEEN 150W AND 161W...AND
N OF 24N E OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N142W TO NEW LOW 28N142W 1008 MB TO
23N141W TO 14N150W. MAINLY S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS
N OF 23N E OF FRONT AND LOW.

.WEAK COLD FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 25N169E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 26N166E TO 24N160E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 27N177W TO 22N160E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT N OF 27N.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 16N W OF 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 17N W OF
172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 17N W OF
171E.

.HIGH 25N180E 1017 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 20N168W
TO 15N157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 26N177W 1017 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25N164W 1017 MB.

.HIGH 29N171E 1017 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 26N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 21N140W TO 14N150W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 11 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N144W TO 26N146W TO 25N160W TO
30N170W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS...EXCEPT
SEAS 8 FT OR LESS S OF 21N E OF 166W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 14 FT N OF OF A LINE FROM 30N141W TO
25N159W TO 30N163W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST
WATERS...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS S OF A LINE FROM 25N140W TO
20N160W TO 00N180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 24N140W TO
29N145W TO 24N152W TO 30N157W. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT N OF 29N BETWEEN
178W AND 167E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
LINE FROM 20N140W TO 20N155W TO 30N166W TO 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
IN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N160E TO 10N160W TO 02N180E TO 04N160E TO
20N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 04N W OF 174E.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 08N155W...AND FROM 09N160W TO 04N172W TO
01N179E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM N OF ITCZ E OF
155W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF ITCZ W OF 172W.

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.





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