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FZPN40 PHFO 281630
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC WED JAN 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC JAN 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF LINE 30N165E 20N175W 11N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW JUST W OF AREA. SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT NW OF
LINE 30N165E 26N165E 26N160E...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE W OF
LINE 30N170E 20N175W 05N175E 05N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N164E 1007 MB. FRONT 30N167E 25N165E
22N160E. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW E QUADRANT.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N173E 24N171E 23N165E
29N160E.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N157W 27N160W 24N165W MOVING SE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N153W 26N156W 21N160W. S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 180 NM SE OF FRONT E OF 154W...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF
LINE 30N155W 25N175W 30N178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. NEW FRONT 30N149W 20N155W. WINDS
30 TO 35 KT N OF LINE 30N145W 27N148W 30N150W...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N140W 23N148W 30N170W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

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

.RIDGE 30N146W 28N152W 26N159W MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 30N162W 27N173W 30N176E MOVING S 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT NW OF LINE 30N150W 03N170W 06N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT NW OF LINE 30N140W 06N160W 04N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE 30N155W 25N160W
27N160E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 05N.

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

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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