High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 271525
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC MON FEB 27 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 27 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 28 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 01 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 25N177W 1013 MB MOVING ESE SLOWLY. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 19N TO 25N BETWEEN 171W AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24N173W 1013 MB AND DISSIPATING.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. REMNANT TROUGH 30N174W 22N173W.

.FRONT 30N171E 27N160E MOVING E 15 KT ALONG 30N AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N177E 27N166E 29N160E. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT N OF FRONT W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N179E 28N175E 30N173E. SECOND FRONT
30N168E 24N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 26N W
OF 173E.

.FRONT 30N160W 27N162W 24N167W MOVING N SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N163W 27N166W 27N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. REMNANT TROUGH 30N164W 27N167W
20N166W.

.TROUGH 27N171E 24N174E 22N174E MOVING S SLOWLY AND WEAKENING.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 23N TO 25N BETWEEN 174E AND 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 30N153W 25N159W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE 30N151W 25N144W 25N140W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 29N E OF 145W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 07N TO 15N W OF 168E...AND FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 152W AND
159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 16N BETWEEN
152W AND 160W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 23N BETWEEN 156W AND
160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 13N E OF
147W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 22N TO 28N E OF 158W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 26N E OF 150W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 24N BETWEEN
150W AND 160W...N OF 27N BETWEEN 160W AND 170W...AND FROM 05N TO 12N
W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12N TO 17N BETWEEN 154W AND
161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF 28N W OF 164E. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF 26N W OF 170E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 18N TO 22N BETWEEN 161W AND 164W...
FROM 14N TO 17N BETWEEN 168W AND 171W...AND WITHIN 90 NM OF POINT
25N160W.

.ITCZ 06N171E 03N160E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM N OF
ITCZ W OF 166E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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