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FZPN40 PHFO 240318
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC FRI OCT 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC OCT 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ANA 26.7N 169.5W MOVING NW 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 80 NM
NE...50 NM SE...30 NM SW...50 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM NE...100 NM SE...60 NM SW...130 NM NW. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 28N164W 26N168W 25N171W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA N OF AREA 30.8N 168.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
90 NM NE...90 NM SE...50 NM SW...50 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
OVER FORECAST AREA N OF 28N BETWEEN 166W AND 171W. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 28N BETWEEN 164W AND 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA FAR N OF AREA 37.5N 160.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 120 NM NE...210NM SE...180 NM SW...40 NM NW. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS LOWERED TO 8 FT OR LESS OVER
FORECAST AREA.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N177W 21N172E 19N160E MOVING E 10 KT N OF 25N AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N172W 24N180E 20N170E 18N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N165W 24N180W 20N170E.

.FRONT 30N144W 28N152W 29N159W MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 26N140W 24N148W 28N160W. N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO SHEAR LINE 23N140W 21N150W
26N159W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH 12N169E 07N167E 02N168E MOVING W 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 12N167E 04N162E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 12N162E 10N160E.

.MONSOON TROUGH 09N140W 09N148W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.

.RIDGE 28N140W 28N144W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 30N174W 23N178W 19N174E MOVING E 10 KT.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 29N E OF 155W. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS
OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 25N E OF 155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 20N E OF 148W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ITCZ 09N149W 08N160W 07N175W 05N170E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM N AND 180 NM S OF THE ITCZ.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 06N W OF 163W.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.





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