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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SUN FEB 07 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 07 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 08 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 09 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N143W TO 25N145W TO 18N155W TO 15N165W TO 15N180E TO
16N170E TO 18N162E. FRONT MOVING E TO 10 KT E OF 160W...AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. S WINDS 25 TO 40 KT WITHIN 250 NM E
OF FRONT N OF 27N. ALSO...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE E OF
FRONT N OF 22N. ELSEWHERE...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND
160W N OF 25N...AND WITHIN 250 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 160W AND
165E. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM W OF FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 27N140W TO 19N145W TO 15N155W TO
14N180W TO 14N170E. NE AND E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 260 NM N OF
FRONT W OF 150W. ALSO...WLY WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 26N BETWEEN
FRONT AND 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 20N140W TO 14N155W TO 13N180W. E TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 20 NM N OF FRONT W OF 150W.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N163E TO 28N160E MOVING E TO 35 KT AT N END SLOWING TO
NEARLY STATIONARY W END. SW WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN
FRONT AND 170E. SW WINDS ELSEWHERE 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT
AND 175E N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N178E TO 28N172E TO 29N160E.
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN FRONT AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N168W TO 28N175W TO 29N176E TO 30N170E.
WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF 25N BETWEEN 162W AND 174W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 30N163E TO 28N160E SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
BETWEEN FRONT AND 170E N OF 27N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03N TO 15N W OF 160W...AND ELSEWHERE
FROM 03N TO 10N BETWEEN 160W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 15N W OF 160W...AND
ALSO BETWEEN 02N AND 13N FROM 150W TO 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 02N TO 13N E OF 170E.

.HIGH 28N177W 1027 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. RIDGE 24N160E TO HIGH TO
23N156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 26N167W 1019 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25N145W 1019 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 25N140W TO 18N150W MOVING E 15 KT...AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 25N167W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25N171E 1019 MB.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE...30N171W TO 26N166W TO 24N155W TO
26N146W TO 30N140W. SEAS 9 FT OR LESS BETWEEN 29N AND 22N W OF
176W...AND BETWEEN 19N AND 10N E OF 160W. ELSEWHERE SEAS 8 TO 12
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 FT OR LESS N OF 20N W OF 175W...AND E OF
A LINE...FROM 22N140W TO 14N155W TO 07N160W TO 00N161W.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT N OF 25N E OF 165W. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT OVER REST OF
AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 15 TO 24 FT N OF A LINE...30N177W TO
26N165W TO 30N154W. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE...
30N172E 25N175W 26N160W 30N140W. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT S OF 18N E OF
169E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE E OF 155W. REST OF AREA...
SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 03N BETWEEN 175E AND 170E.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 01N165W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ W OF 150W. ISOLATED TSTMS
ELSEWHERE S OF ITCZ E OF 150W.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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