High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 242203
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC TUE MAY 24 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 24 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 25 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 26 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N165E TO 25N160E MOVING E 10 KT. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 100 NM OF LINE 24N160E TO 27N165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT 30N169E TO 26N163E TO 25N160E.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT 30N173E TO 28N170E TO 25N163E.

.TROUGH 29N176W TO 25N179E MOVING W SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 29N180E TO 24N178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N175E TO 25N173E.

.TROUGH 30N157W TO 25N161W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N157W TO 23N162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 29N165W TO 24N168W.

.RIDGE 30N175E TO 26N170E TO 20N160E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
WEAKENING.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 161E AND 164E.
.24 HOUR SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

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

.ITCZ 06N140W TO 06N150W TO 06N174W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ E OF 145W. ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 360 NM N OF ITCZ W OF 163W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
100 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 145W AND 154W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 02N TO 07N W OF 174E.

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.HONOLULU HI.



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