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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC WED NOV 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 NOV 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW DEVELOPING ALONG TROUGH. TROUGH FROM 20N161E TO 23N167E TO
25N175E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N172W TO 24N160E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 28N177E 1013 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
30N177W AND FROM LOW TO 23N167E. WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 300 NM OF LOW SE SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 28N TO 22N
BETWEEN 172E AND 176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 30N177W 1011 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
26N177E TO 22N166E. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT WITHIN 480 NM OF LOW SE
SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 178E AND 170W.

...GALE WARNING...
.DEVELOPING COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 26N160E. WINDS INCREASING TO
20 TO 35 KT AND SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT NW OF A LINE FROM
30N166E TO 25N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N141W TO 24N145W MOVING E 10 KT THENCE A
STATIONARY FRONT TO 18N151W TO 13N160W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NE OF A
LINE FROM 30N153W TO 26N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 20N151W TO 17N161W.
ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 20N151W.

.DEVELOPING COLD FRONT FROM 30N175W TO 27N179W TO 25N175E MOVING NE
15 KT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 27N179W. WINDS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 27N161W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N147W TO 28N153W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH COLD FRONT DESCRIBED IMMEDIATELY
ABOVE. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.HIGH NEAR 29N165W 1021 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
24N149W AND FROM HIGH TO 24N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. RIDGE FROM 27N169W TO 21N177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N161W TO 21N173W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 20N175W
18N155W 05N174W 08N160E 19N176W 20N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
24N178W 23N161W 14N140W 10N140W 10N168W 06N172W 06N160E TO 24N178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
25N173W 25N165W 18N150W 10N150W 07N170W 07N160E 15N160E 15N178W
25N173W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 140W AND 160W. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N165W 30N140W
08N140W 08N166W 04N179W 09N160E 18N160E 23N167W 30N165W. ALSO SEAS 8
TO 10 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N178W TO 20N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 151W AND 140W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 30N171W
30N140W 10N140W 08N157W 07N172W 04N173E 08N160E 19N160E 21N176W
25N165W 30N171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
30N170W 30N140W 11N140W 08N155W 06N160E 16N160E 25N170W 30N170W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 09N141W TO 05N155W TO 08N170W TO 05N174E. NUMEROUS
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM S OF ITCZ W OF 170W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ E OF 155W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 11N TO 02N BETWEEN
160E AND 174E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.





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