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FZPN40 PHFO 071528
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SUN FEB 07 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 07 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 08 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 09 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N146W TO 20N155W TO 20N170W TO 16N170W TO 16N180E
TO 18N165E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT E OF 180E...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 25 TO 40 KT WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT
N OF 24N. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF FRONT E OF 165W...AND WITHIN 420
NM N OF FRONT W OF 165W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF
FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25N140W TO 20N144W TO 15N157W. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N BETWEEN 142W AND 149W...N OF 26N BETWEEN
155W AND 160W...AND WITHIN 210 NM N OF FRONT W OF 151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 21N140W TO 17N144W.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT W OF AREA MOVING E RAPIDLY. S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF
A LINE FROM 30N171E TO 27N165E TO 27N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 28N160E. S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 750 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 26N172W TO 27N179E. WINDS
25 TO 35 KT N OF 27N BETWEEN 144W AND 165W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03N TO 21N W OF 180E...AND
ELSEWHERE FROM 02N TO 18N BETWEEN 160W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 20N BETWEEN 160W
AND 180E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 02N TO 18N W OF 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03N TO 16N E OF
168E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 30N167E TO 29N160E. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT N OF 27N W OF 173E.

.HIGH 29N179W 1029 MB MOVING SE 25 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
21N158W...AND FROM HIGH TO 24N160E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 26N168W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 26N141W 1019 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 25N140W TO 19N151W MOVING E 15 KT...AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 26N176W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 24N176W 1019 MB.

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

.SEAS 11 TO 16 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 144W AND 169W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE E OF 180E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 24N BETWEEN 180E AND 168E.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 03N TO 18N W OF 168E...AND N OF 28N W OF 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N141W TO
24N148W TO 24N157W TO 30N166W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF 180E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 20N BETWEEN 180E AND 170E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
FROM 03N TO 19N W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 22 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 151W AND 179W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF 180E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 18N
BETWEEN 170E AND 180E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 28N W OF 180E. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT FROM 12N TO 16N W OF 170E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS S OF 05N W OF 173W.

.ITCZ FROM 03N140W TO 01N173W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
S OF 05N E OF 173W.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.



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