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FZPN40 PHFO 230400
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC THU OCT 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC OCT 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ANA 24.4N 167.7W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT
GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 130 NM NE...90 NM
SE...0 NM SW...110 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 130 NM
NE...90 NM SE...70 NM SW...120 NM NW. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 100 NM S
SEMICIRCLE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA 26.9N 169.4W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 110 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...90 NM SE...20 NM SW. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120
NM NE...90 NM SE...70 NM SW...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO
33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 160 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND
110 NM S SEMICIRCLE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA 29.2N 169.6W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM
NE...100 NM SE...20 NM SW...100 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 140 NM NE...100 NM SE...80 NM SW...AND 140 NM NW QUADRANTS.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 120 NM S SEMICIRCLE.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA MOVE N OF AREA NEAR 33.1N
165.4W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.

FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION
DUE TO FORECAST UNCERTAINTY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N178E 23N170E 20N160E MOVING E SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N
OF 29N BETWEEN 167E AND 175E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 360 NM SE OF FRONT S OF 25N...AND WITHIN 240 NM SE OF FRONT N
OF 25N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N179W 21N174E 19N165E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20
KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT 30N176W 19N170E.

.TROUGH 07N160E 06N163E 02N168E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 280 NM NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 04N160E 10N170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.WEAK TROUGH 25N148W 21N149W MOVING W 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH 26N150W 20N151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.ITCZ 08N140W 08N176E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240
NM OF ITCZ E OF 160W.

.HIGH 29N143W 1020 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. WEAK RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
29N140W MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. RIDGE MOVED E OR FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE 28N172W 19N178E 18N168E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.EXCEPT NEAR TROPICAL STORM ANA SEAS 9 TO 13 FT N OF 20N W OF 170E.
24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT NEAR TROPICAL STORM ANA SEAS DIMINISHED TO
8 FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 13 FT N OF 25N E OF 153W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 03N W OF 164E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 23N TO 27N BETWEEN 165W AND 169W.

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.HONOLULU HI







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