High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 242330
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SUN MAY 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAY 24 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 25 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 26 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 29N151W 1014 MB MOVING ENE 10 KT. FRONT 30N142W 22N150W
17N160W MOVING E 10 KT N OF 25N AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 25N E OF 142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT 27N140W
20N146W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25N140W 20N145W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 30N146W 23N154W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N144W 22N152W.

.HIGH JUST N OF FORECAST AREA MOVING S SLOWLY. RIDGE 30N175E
28N160E MOVING S SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 30N173W 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 29N176W 1021 MB.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 26N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER
REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ 08N140W TO 05N165W TO 05N180W TO 08N179E. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 155W AND 170W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 06N W OF 172E.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.





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