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FZPN40 PHFO 281045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC FRI NOV 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC NOV 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC NOV 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC NOV 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N170E 25N164E 23N160E MOVING E 25 KT. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N
OF FRONT. SEE SEAS BELOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N179E 22N173E 21N165E 20N160E. WINDS
20 TO 35 KT N OF FRONT. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N173W 26N178W 21N172E 20N160E. WINDS
DECREASED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAK FRONT 25N140W 20N150W 14N167W. FRONT MOVING SE SLOWLY NEAR
26N140W...OTHERWISE NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 24N140W 20N147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.DISSIPATING FRONT 30N140W 26N147W 23N156W 25N166W MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT ABOVE.

.DISSIPATING TROUGH 28N176W 27N180W 28N175E MOVING N 15 KT. ISOLATED
TSTMS N OF 25N BETWEEN 172W AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 30N166W 23N180W 21N169E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 25N TO 08N BETWEEN 149W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 25N TO 09N BETWEEN
149W AND 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 23N AND 10N FROM
150W TO 172W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 20 FT N OF LINE 30N165E 27N160E. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N168E 26N160E. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN AREA 14N140W
08N156W 12N180W 30N163W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 28 FT N OF LINE 30N175E 27N167E
29N160E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N176E 25N170E
21N160E. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N180E 24N170E
18N160E. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN AREA 30N140W 25N152W 09N149W 07N170W
10N180W 19N170W 30N178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 20 FT N OF LINE 30N174W 22N180W
17N160E. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N172W 20N179E
12N160E. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT IN AREA 26N140W 09N159W 08N177E 20N170W
30N155W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ 08N140W 06N160W 04N172W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 155W AND 161W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ ELSEWHERE.

$$
.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.





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