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FZPN40 PHFO 282230
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SUN DEC 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 25N144W 1007 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. FRONT FROM 30N143W TO THE LOW
TO 20N143W TO 11N156W MOVING E 10 KT. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 22N E
OF 142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FRONT FROM 30N142W TO 27N140W.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS IN FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 28N140W TO 28N143W.

...GALE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N166E TO 27N160E MOVING E 20 KT. S TO
SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 420 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N173W TO 24N170E TO 22N160E MOVING E 30 KT. W WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM W OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 24N175W TO 22N178E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 24N160W TO 20N165W. NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF FRONT.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 06N160W TO 02N179E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.

.RIDGE FROM 24N178W TO 25N162W MOVING E 10 KT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N169E TO 24N160E MOVING E 25 KT.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 14N W OF 180E...AND FROM 08N
TO 10N BETWEEN 160W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 20N W OF
180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT 09N TO 20N BETWEEN 170W
AND 170E...AND FROM 20N TO 25N BETWEEN 170W AND 180E.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 22N TO 25N W OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20N TO 25N W OF 170E. SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 25N W OF 163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEE FRONT IN GALE WARNING ABOVE FOR WINDS IN THIS
AREA.

.SEAS 13 TO 15 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 147W AND 154W. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT NW OF LINE 30N175W TO
23N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 11 FT N OF 19N E OF 150W...AND FROM 05N
TO 25N W OF 180E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 160E AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 05N TO 23N BETWEEN 170W AND
170E....AND N OF 20N BETWEEN 155W AND 170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 10N
TO 20N W OF 170E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF
FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 05N W OF 180E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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