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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC THU JAN 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N161E TO 26N160E MOVING E 15 KT. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT W
OF FRONT...AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF 22N W OF 172E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF A LINE
FROM 30N171E TO 20N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N168E TO 26N168E TO 21N163E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 360 NM W OF FRONT N OF 28N...AND WITHIN 300 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 24N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 23N169E TO 21N163E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N.

...GALE WARNING...
.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N153W TO 22N160W TO 16N178W NEARLY
STATIONARY. DEVELOPING FRONT FROM 30N160W TO 26N172W MOVING E 25 KT.
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF DEVELOPING FRONT. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 28N144W TO 24N154W TO 23N162W TO
25N172W TO 30N175W. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM E OF WEAKENING
FRONT N OF 28N. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF DEVELOPING FRONT E OF
166W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS MERGED. FRONT FROM 30N154W TO 26N157W TO
23N165W. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF A LINE FROM 29N148W TO 25N158W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N142W TO 25N147W TO
23N161W TO 30N176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N147W TO 26N150W TO 22N159W. WINDS 30
TO 35 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N140W TO 23N147W TO 25N152W TO 26N162W
TO 30N171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 22N151W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.RIDGE FROM 28N140W TO 21N155W NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N176E TO 24N179W TO 22N170W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N173E TO 24N170E TO 19N160E MOVING E 10 KT.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 20N BETWEEN 169W AND 179W...
AND FROM 14N TO 22N BETWEEN 179W AND 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 17N BETWEEN
168W AND 175E...AND FROM 08N TO 12N E OF 150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 12N E OF
160W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 29N159W TO 25N165W TO 26N176W...
AND N OF 27N W OF 167E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 22N BETWEEN
142W AND 168W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 17N168W TO 04N178W TO 05N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N144W TO
26N168W TO 30N176W. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 163E AND 168E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N141W TO 25N146W TO
07N174E TO 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF A LINE FROM 17N147W TO
08N150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N140W TO
10N166W TO 14N173E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 07N TO 14N E OF
155W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 07N W OF 170E.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 09N150W TO 03N165W TO 05N178W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.




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