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FZPN40 PHFO 290445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JAN 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF LINE 30N160W 05N176E 05N160E. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N163E 1012 MB. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF LINE
30N170E 22N165E 26N160E. ALSO WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 08N TO 20N
BETWEEN 165E AND LINE 20N170W 08N178E. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. NEW LOW 27N167E 1012
MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 25N165E 21N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE
30N174E 25N169E 30N168E. SEE SEAS BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N154W 25N160W 22N165W MOVING SE 10 KT. SEE WINDS IN GALE
WARNING IMMEDIATELY ABOVE. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N150W 25N156W 21N163W. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N
OF LINE 30N145W 25N150W 24N166W 30N175W. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. NEW FRONT 30N145W 20N154W
16N162W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE 30N141W 23N148W 30N165W. SEE
SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.ITCZ 07N140W 03N160W 04N170W 03N180W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.RIDGE 30N142W 26N150W 25N156W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 30N173E 27N180E 25N169W MOVING S 10 KT.

.RIDGE 30N173E 22N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 19N TO 15N BETWEEN 170W
AND 180W.

.SEAS 9 TO 13 FT N OF LINE 30N150W 16N166W 04N178E 11N160E AND
OUTSIDE AREA 30N178E 25N175W 24N174E 30N162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N156W 26N171W 30N179W
AND N OF LINE 30N167E 27N166E 27N160E. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N
OF LINE 30N145W 23N155W 05N180W 04N173E 08N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE 30N150W 25N168W
30N176W. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 163E AND 168E. SEAS 9 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N143W 23N160W 07N174E 24N160E.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

$$
.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.





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