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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC FRI DEC 19 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 19 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 20 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 21 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 22N160E MOVING E 25 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N W OF 173W. ALSO...WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 240 NM N OF FRONT W OF 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N168W TO 23N180E TO 20N170E TO
18N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 450 NM N OF
FRONT. ALSO...WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 330 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 22N168W TO 18N180E TO
17N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM FRONT TO 25N W OF 170W. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 22N E OF 153W....AND FROM 06N
TO 18N BETWEEN 153W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 21N E OF
150W...AND FROM 07N TO 17N BETWEEN 150W AND 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 21N E OF
150W...AND FROM 06N TO 17N BETWEEN 150W AND 170W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 09N TO 18N W OF
173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO
20N W OF 170W.

.HIGH 28N143W 1026 MB MOVING E 10 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 28N140W...
AND FROM HIGH TO 28N155W TO 26N170W TO 23N173E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 18 TO 25 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N176E TO 26N167E TO 26N160E.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N180E TO 21N166E TO
20N160E. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT N OF A LINE FROM 28N140W TO 24N151W TO
30N154W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N175W TO
13N167E TO 13N160E...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 01N E OF 168W. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT FROM 05N TO 21N BETWEEN 168W AND 180E...AND FROM 07N TO 19N
BETWEEN 180E AND 173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 24 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N172W TO
25N179E TO 25N175E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM
30N168W TO 18N178E TO 12N160E. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT FROM 13N TO 23N E OF
149W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 03N TO 20N BETWEEN 157W AND 170W...
ELSEWHERE E OF 157W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 06N W OF 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 20 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 161W AND 172W.
SEAS 10 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N155W TO 12N172W TO
13N173E. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT FROM 14N TO 25N W OF 173E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
E OF 157W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 03N W OF 157W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 06N144W TO 04N155W TO 03N173W TO 03N180E TO
03N168E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 10N BETWEEN 174W AND 169E...
AND WITHIN 270 NM N OF ITCZ E OF 174W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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