High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 241645
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC THU APR 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC APR 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC APR 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC APR 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N165E TO 28N160E MOVING E 20 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 27N169E TO 26N160E. NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N179E TO 28N175E TO 27N160E. E TO NE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N165E TO 28N160E. E TO NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF FRONT W OF 168E. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT N OF A
LINE FROM 30N170E TO 26N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 02N164W TO 09N162W MOVING W 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 02N TO 10N BETWEEN 159W AND 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02N172W TO 06N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02N177W TO 06N176W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N174W TO 24N160E NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM
THE WEST.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 19N E OF 170W...AND FROM 21N
TO 24N BETWEEN 155W AND 166W.
.24 AND 48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N157W 19N140W 08N140W 09N173E
19N169E 30N165W 30N157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 28N155W 10N140W
07N140W 06N170W 09N172E 15N170E 23N179W 28N155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N160W 23N140W
07N140W 06N161W 10N171E 21N173E 25N160W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 11N W OF 180E.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 04N159W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 11N E OF
159W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.







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