High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC WED FEB 22 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 22 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 23 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 24 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N178E 25N175E 21N170E MOVING E 25 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N
OF LINE 30N173W 27N180W 30N169E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60
NM OF LINE 30N177W 24N176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N172W 23N178E THENCE SHEAR LINE TO 21N180W
20N160E. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BOUNDED BY 28N175W 20N168E 21N162E
28N175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N164W 28N168W THENCE SHEAR LINE TO
26N180W. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM NW OF FRONT.

.FRONT 30N153W 29N161W MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N147W 28N150W 27N153W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT E OF 149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 28N140W 25N143W 20N144W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N
OF LINE 30N140W 26N146W 30N153W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BOUNDED BY 25N140W 20N140W 05N170W
10N180W 15N178W 23N160W 25N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BOUNDED BY 23N160W
18N153W 15N170W 15N180W 10N170E 23N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BOUNDED BY 20N155W
15N152W 05N170E 10N160E 20N170W 20N155W.

.RIDGE 30N145W 28N156W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 30N166W 25N175W 20N170E MOVING SE SLOWLY AND ERODING FROM THE
W.

.RIDGE 26N170E 29N160E MOVING NE 35 KT.

.SEAS 12 TO 20 FT NW OF LINE 30N178E 21N160E...SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT N
OF 22N E OF 155W...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 05N140W
05N175E 25N175E 20N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF LINE 30N170W 22N180W 20N165E
30N170E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE 30N140W 00N170W
05N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT NW OF LINE 20N140W 00N180W 05N160E.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08N TO 03N BETWEEN 175W AND 165E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE 19N147W 16N151W 14N155W.

$$
.HONOLULU.



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