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FZPN40 PHFO 290430
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC MON DEC 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 29 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 30 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 31 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 26N144W 1006 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. FRONT FROM 30N143W TO LOW TO
23N141W TO 19N143W TO 11N156W MOVING E 10 KT. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF
24N E OF 141W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FRONT FROM 30N141W TO 28N140W.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

...GALE WARNING...
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 28N160E MOVING 25 KT. S TO
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N169E TO 26N160E. S TO SW WINDS 25 TO
35 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N171W TO 23N170E TO 22N160E MOVING E 25 KT THEN
SLOWING AFTER 24 HOUR. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM W OF FRONT
N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 24N170W TO 21N180E. N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 25N FROM 174W TO 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 24N157W TO 20N163W. NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM W OF FRONT N OF 23N.

.ITCZ FROM 09N140W TO 06N165W TO 02N175E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

.RIDGE FROM 24N178W TO 24N170W TO 26N162W MOVING E 10 KT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N177W TO 20N160E MOVING E 15 KT.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 15N W OF 180E...AND FROM 08N
TO 10N BETWEEN 170W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 20N W OF
180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT 08N TO 15N BETWEEN 170W
AND 170E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 23N TO 26N W OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 20N W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEE GALE WARNING ABOVE FOR WINDS IN THIS AREA.

.SEAS 13 TO 15 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 147W AND 154W. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT NW OF LINE 30N175W TO
23N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 11 FT N OF 19N E OF 150W...AND FROM 05N
TO 25N W OF 180E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 160E AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 05N TO 23N BETWEEN 170W AND
170E....AND N OF 20N BETWEEN 155W AND 170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 10N
TO 20N W OF 170E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 06N W OF 175E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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