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FZPN40 PHFO 262230
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC WED NOV 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 NOV 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N161E TO 28N160E MOVING E 20 KT. W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF FRONT. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E
OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.30 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N167E TO 27N165E TO 23N160E. W WINDS
25 TO 35 KT N OF 27N BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 160E. W TO SW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 26N170E TO 22N161E. NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT N OF 26N BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 162E. SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 28N172E 1015 MB MOVING E 10 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 24N167E TO
20N164E MOVING E 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 27N178E 1013 MB. TROUGH DISSIPATED.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N
BETWEEN 171W AND 177W.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 29N140W TO 19N152W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 28N140W TO 19N152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED BELOW.

.FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 28N166W TO 30N172W MOVING E 25 KT AND
ERODING SLOWLY FROM THE W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N154W TO 26N153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 26N140W TO 21N148W.

.RIDGE FROM 27N160W TO 26N154W TO 28N145W MOVING E 20 KT AND
DISSIPATING.

.RIDGE FROM 29N162E TO 27N160E MOVING NE 25 KT AND WEAKENING.

.E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 18N E OF 170W...AND FROM 08N TO 15N
BETWEEN 170W AND 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 140W AND
170W...AND FROM 18N TO 25N BETWEEN 150W AND 165W. E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT FROM 09N TO 14N W OF 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 22N BETWEEN 148W AND
170W.

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

.SEAS 13 TO 14 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 143W AND 147W. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 22N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 06N TO 19N
BETWEEN 160W AND 165E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 09N TO 22N E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 11 FT N OF 27N W OF 163E. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT N OF 10N E OF 170W...AND FROM 08N TO 15N W OF 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 15 TO 20 FT N OF 27N W OF 170E. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 20N160E TO 30N180E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 06N160W TO 06N173W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF ITCZ.

.SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS S OF 09N W OF 173W.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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