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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SAT DEC 10 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC DEC 10 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 11 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 12 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW N OF AREA NEAR 31N164E 1003 MB MOVING ENE 20 KT. FRONT FROM LOW
TO 30N163E TO 26N160E. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF 26N W OF 169E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW N OF AREA. FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 26N168E TO
24N160E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 27N BETWEEN 174E AND 179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N177W TO 27N175E TO 29N170E TO
23N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N BETWEEN 166E AND 171E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N152W TO 25N160W TO 21N170W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 23N TO 27N BETWEEN 154W AND 162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N149W TO 26N154W TO 27N158W TO
21N166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N146W TO 24N152W THENCE TROUGH TO 20N156W.

.FRONT FROM 29N178E TO 27N174E TO 30N168E MOVING NE 15 KT W OF
170E...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 02N169E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 04N TO 08N W OF 176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.TROUGH FROM 11N162W TO 05N173W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 171W AND 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 20N162W TO 13N166W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 21N159W TO 13N164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17N155W TO 07N165W.

.TROUGH FROM 30N175W TO 27N179W MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N174W TO 26N175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 30N167E TO 26N160E.

.RIDGE FROM 27N140W TO 20N159W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25N166E TO 22N160E MOVING ESE SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 26N W OF 177E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 27N
BETWEEN 158W AND 178W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 09N TO 12N E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 170E AND 170W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 09N TO 12N E OF 143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 158W AND 167W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 27N W OF 165E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 08N153W TO 10N158W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 147W AND 155W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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