High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SUN APR 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 28N168W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 30N165E TO 26N160E MOVING E 15 KT. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
180 NM SE OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 27N170E TO 23N160E. SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 25N172E TO 24N160E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.12 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N165E TO 28N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 02N160E TO 00N167E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 06N W OF 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N175W TO 25N174E TO 23N160E MOVING E SLOWLY AND
ERODING FROM THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 155W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 23N BETWEEN
150W AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13N TO 23N E OF
165W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 08N TO 16N BETWEEN 145W AND 165W. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 170W AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 FT FROM 07N TO 17N BETWEEN 152W AND 170W...
AND FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 170W AND 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 10N TO 23N BETWEEN 150W AND
170W...AND N OF 27N BETWEEN 161E AND 179E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 03N140W TO 06N160W TO 06N170W TO 05N172E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 08N W OF 172W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ E OF 150W...WITHIN 150 NM S OF
ITCZ BETWEEN 150W AND 155W...AND WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 155W
AND 161W.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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