High Seas Forecast
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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC FRI AUG 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC AUG 26 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 27 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 28 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FOURTEEN-E NEAR 16.6N 141.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 60 NM S SEMICIRCLE...90 NM NE QUADRANT AND 80 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER W OF AREA. ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT AND 150 NM SE QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE FOURTEEN-E NEAR 18.0N 144.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE FOURTEEN-E NEAR 19.0N 148.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM FOURTEEN-E NEAR 19.0N 152.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 20N164E 1012 MB MOVING NE SLOWLY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
24N178W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM SE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 29N160E TO 22N168E
TO 26N178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N167E TO 28N171E TO 30N177W.

.FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 27N179E TO 28N173E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
WEAKENING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 16N168E TO 08N160E MOVING NW 10 KT. ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 15N163E TO 11N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF AREA.

.TROUGH FROM 30N164W TO 24N168W MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N165W TO 24N168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 14N157W TO 07N159W MOVING W SLOWLY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 16N161W TO 06N163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 15N158W TO 08N164W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF A LINE FROM
30N164E TO 25N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 30N163E TO 24N163E MOVING ESE 15
KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT...AND FROM 21N TO
26N W OF 164E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N158W TO 26N161W MOVING NW SLOWLY.

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

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT W OF A LINE FROM 30N162E TO
25N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W OF A LINE FROM 30N167E TO
22N163E.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13N TO 16N BETWEEN 172E AND 179E.

.MONSOON TROUGH FROM 11N140W TO 12N155W. ITCZ FROM 11N160W TO
09N178W TO 09N171E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF
TROUGH. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM S OF ITCZ E OF
178W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.



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