High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 220430
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC WED OCT 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC OCT 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.
.TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 21.9N 166.4W AT 22/0300 UTC. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
110 NM NE...90 NM SE...0 NM SW...100 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...90 NM SE...70 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS
20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 140 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 100
NM S SEMICIRCLE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 24.2N 168.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
120 NM NE...100 NM SE...10 NM SW...100 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM NE...90 NM SE...70 NM SW...120 NM NW. WINDS
20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM NE...90 NM
SE...75 NM SW...140 NM NW QUADRANTS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 27.4N 169.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
120 NM NE...100 NM SE...20 NM SW...80 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...90 NM SE...70 NM SW...120 NM NW. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM NE...90 NM SE...75 NM
SW...140 NM NW.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 30.6N 167.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 38.0N 159.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM ANA NEAR 45.5N 146.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.

FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION
DUE TO FORECAST UNCERTAINTY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 25N169E TO 21N160E MOVING E 15 KT. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N...AND N OF 28N BETWEEN
THE FRONT AND 163E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM
E AND SE OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178E TO 21N170E TO 19N160E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N...AND N OF 28N BETWEEN
THE FRONT AND 170.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N178W TO 20N171E TO 19N162E. WINDS EASED
TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.WEAK TROUGH FROM 25N141W TO 20N143W MOVING W 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 27N172W TO 18N175E TO 13N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.THE FOLLOWING ARE SEAS OTHER THAN THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL
STORM ANA.

.SEAS 14 TO 17 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 162E AND 167E. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 25N W OF 175E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 15N E OF 145W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 13 FT N OF 21N W OF 170E. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 10N BETWEEN 175W AND
172E...AND FROM 03N TO 10N W OF 163E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM
20N TO 26N BETWEEN 161W AND 166W...AND FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 179W
AND 178E.

.ITCZ FROM 09N140W TO 06N166W TO 09N180E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ.

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.HONOLULU HI





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