High Seas Forecast
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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SUN DEC 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC DEC 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N158W TO 24N165W TO 20N172W MOVING SE 15 KT.
SEE ASSOCIATED WINDS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N150W TO 25N155W TO 19N164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N147W TO 23N152W TO 19N160W.

.FRONT W OF FORECAST AREA. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF A
LINE...30N163E TO 28N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT W OF FORECAST AREA. SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N
OF A LINE...30N166E TO 27N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N166E TO 26N160E. SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 250 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.RIDGE 30N143W TO 27N150W TO 23N160W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 30N163E TO 28N160E MOVING E 15 KT.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
25N164W TO 26N180W TO 25N160E...AREA N AND E OF A LINE...30N150W
21N163W 24N140W...AND S OF A LINE 05N160E 05N170W 07N140W.
ELSEWHERE...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 22N160E TO 25N180W TO 30N175W...AREA E
OF A LINE 30N140W 26N154W 20N155W 20N140W...AND AREA N OF A LINE...
07N160E TO 05N172W 08N155W 08N140W. ELSEWHERE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS IN THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 30N170W TO
27N180W TO 24N160E...IN THE AREA S AND E OF A LINE FROM 06N160E TO
02N180W TO 06N165W TO 20N155W TO 30N143W. OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 TO 30
KT.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE 30N145W TO
19N160W...AND S OF A LINE 05N160E TO 05N175W TO 00N159W.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 18 TO 21 FT N OF A LINE...30N172W 27N166W 30N159W.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE...10N160E 12N167E 06N180W
07N140W...AND SEAS 7 TO 10 FT OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LESS N OF A LINE...30N170E TO
26N160E...AND S OF A LINE...05N160E TO 00N177W TO 04N160W TO 05N140W.
ELSEWHERE...SEAS 8 TO 16 FT...HIGHEST BETWEEN 20N AND 10N W OF 180W
AND N OF 24N BETWEEN 150W AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LESS N OF A LINE...30N172W TO 26N180W
TO 23N160E...AND S OF A LINE 04N160E TO 04N170W TO 00N177W. SEAS 10
TO 15 FT BETWEEN 20N AND 10N W OF 160W. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT N OF 20N
BETWEEN 150W AND 170W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER REST OF AREA.

.WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF OF 08N W OF 175W.

.ITCZ 08N140W TO 08N152W TO 07N160W TO 03N174W. AN AREA OF MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN 160W AND 166W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ E OF 153W.


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.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.











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