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FZPN40 PHFO 301059
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC SAT APR 30 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC APR 30 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 27N174W MOVING NE 20 KT THENCE A DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO 28N172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N151W TO 26N163W TO 26N174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 26N153W TO 26N166W.

.COLD FRONT JUST NW OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 31N158E MOVING NE 30 KT. WINDS
SW 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N165E TO 27N160E. ASSOCIATED
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 9 FT N OF 28N
W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT TROUGH FROM 30N168E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
NW OF A LINE FROM 30N172E TO 25N160E.

.DEVELOPING HIGH NEAR 25N172E 1021 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM
HIGH TO 22N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH NEAR 28N168E 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N148W TO 24N160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.OTHERWISE WINDS E TO NE 20 TO 25 KT FROM 21N TO 14N E OF 152W...
AND ALSO FROM 16N TO 06N BETWEEN 162E AND 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS E TO NE 20 TO 25 KT FROM 19N TO 06N BETWEEN
160E AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS E TO NE 20 TO 25 KT FROM 19N TO 06N BETWEEN
170E AND 150W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 19N TO 11N BETWEEN 154W AND 142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST 8 TO 9 FT FROM 17N TO 09N BETWEEN 171W AND 151W...
AND ALSO FROM 19N TO 11N BETWEEN 164E AND 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 19N TO 09N BETWEEN 179E
AND 155W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 05N152W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM
EITHER SIDE OF ITCZ.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 10N W OF 179E.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.


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