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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SUN JAN 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JAN 25 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 26 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 27 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N140W TO 24N145W TO 22N148W THENCE DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO 19N154W. COLD FRONT MOVING E 10 KT. N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM NW OF FRONT N OF 22N. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS N OF 27N E OF 143W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 24N140W TO 18N149W.
ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N178E TO 24N168E THENCE STATIONARY FRONT TO
21N160E. COLD FRONT MOVING E 20 KT. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
120 NM N OF FRONT W OF 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N172W TO 26N176E TO 21N160E. NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 27N W OF 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 24N179W TO
21N160E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM
30N166E TO 25N176E TO 17N180W TO 10N170W TO 05N170W TO 07N160E TO
30N160E TO 30N166E.

.HIGH 29N166W 1024 MB MOVING ENE 20 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 28N157W
TO 29N146W...AND FROM HIGH TO 27N173W TO 24N171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED N OF AREA.

.TROUGH FROM 17N141W TO 10N146W MOVING W SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 24N140W TO 21N146W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 27N160E TO 28N169E BUILDING E 20 KT.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 8 TO 15 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N177E TO 25N169E TO 20N160E.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT NE OF A LINE FROM 20N140W TO 20N150W TO 30N156W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 15N140W TO
04N151W TO 04N177E TO 11N170E TO 20N170W TO 30N160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N172W TO
23N176E TO 23N168E TO 30N171E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A
LINE FROM 30N167W TO 20N179W TO 14N170E TO 14N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
NE OF A LINE FROM 19N140W TO 18N152W TO 30N147W...AND FROM 04N TO
13N BETWEEN 163W AND 172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N156W TO
22N163W TO 14N170W TO 05N175W TO 01N177E TO 10N160E...EXCEPT SEAS 8
FT OR LESS NW OF A LINE FROM 30N176E TO 27N170E TO 27N160E.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 05N154W TO 07N166W TO 08N178W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 167W AND 176W.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.





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