High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 281539
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SAT MAY 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAY 28 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 29 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 30 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT DEVELOPING OVER FORECAST AREA. TROUGH FROM 21N161W TO
26N161W TO 30N160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N152W TO 27N154W TO 24N158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FRONT 30N147W TO 25N152W TO 23N157W.

.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 30N160E. WINDS SW 20 TO 25 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N165E TO 28N160E
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N163E TO 28N160E. WINDS SW 20 TO 30 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT NW OF LINE FROM 30N169E TO 26N160E.

.TROUGH FROM 30N168W TO 27N171W TO 25N173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 30N171E TO 27N169E TO 25N166E.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N148W TO 24N156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N140W TO 24N152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N140W TO 24N147W.

.RIDGE BUILDING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N179W TO 21N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N176W TO 20N160E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 07N148W TO 06N160W TO 09N172W TO 05N177E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSMTS WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ W OF 148W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ E OF 148W.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.


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