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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM ANA 28.2N 169.9W MOVING N 7 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. WINDS 50 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 40 NM
NE...40 NM SE...0 NM SW...0NM NW. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
90 NM NE...80 NM SE...30 NM SW...55 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 180 NM NE...100 NM SE...50 NM SW...150 NM NW. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N162W 26N170W 27N172W
30N171W. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS N OF 26N BETWEEN 168W AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA MOVED N OF AREA NEAR 32.9N
165.6W. WINDS OVER FORECAST AREA DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT N OF LINE 30N160W 27N166W 30N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL LOW MOVED FAR N OF AREA. SEAS
DIMINISHED TO LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 27N140W 26N150W 27N155W 30N163W MOVING S 10 KT. NW TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO SHEAR LINE 23N140W 21N150W
24N157W. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM N OF SHEAR LINE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SHEAR LINE DISSIPATED. WIND DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR
LESS.

.FRONT 30N176W 22N175W 18N160E MOVING SE 10 KT N OF 25N AND
SE SLOWLY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 28N174W 21N175W 18N165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 08N140W 08N150W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH.

.ITCZ 08N152W 09N163W 06N175E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM
N AND 180 NM S OF THE ITCZ W OF 160W.

.RIDGE 25N140W 25N145W MOVING NE 15 KT.

.RIDGE 25N160W 21N170W 19N173E MOVING N 10 KT.

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF LINE 27N140W 26N150W 30N160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 21N E OF 155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 14N E OF 150W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 12N W OF 175E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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