High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 270445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC FRI FEB 27 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N162W TO 20N165W TO 12N180W MOVING E SLOWLY N OF 20N
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM
OF FRONT N OF 28N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT N
OF 19N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 22N160W TO 17N170W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N151W TO 22N160W TO 17N166W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 29N160E MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N174W TO 27N175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT JUST W OF FORECAST AREA. WINDS 20 TO 25
KT N OF 28N W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 30N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM
OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.TROUGH FROM 17N147W TO 10N149W TO 07N151W MOVING W 15 KT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 08N TO 17N E OF 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18N153W TO 10N155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18N158W TO 12N161W.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 22N W OF 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 23N W OF
168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 22N BETWEEN
168W AND 166E.

.WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE FROM 30N157W TO 22N150W TO 19N146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 08N TO 22N W OF 170W...AND E OF A LINE FROM
30N158W TO 20N155W TO 05N146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 08N TO 24N W OF 168W. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT FROM 06N TO 22N E OF 150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 08N TO 24N W OF 168W. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 164W AND 172W.

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

.ITCZ FROM 06N154W TO 02N173W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITH 90 NM
OF THE ITCZ.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 10N TO 18N E OF 145W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 09N W OF 171E.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.





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