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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC FRI JAN 30 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N146W TO 23N152W TO 15N172W TO 14N176E. FRONT MOVING
E 15 KT E OF 154W...NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING W OF 154W.
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 28N140W TO 24N147W TO 28N151W TO
27N164W TO 30N170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT
N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 25N148W TO
21N154W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM FROM 30N145W TO
23N153W TO 20N154W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N169E TO 25N167E TO 20N160E. FRONT MOVING E 10 KT N OF
23N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300
NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N...AND BETWEEN 162E AND 167E N OF 26N.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 480 NM E OF FRONT N OF 22N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 24N171E TO 19N164E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 24N176E TO 17N167E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 23N.

.TROUGH FROM 01N170E TO 02N160E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS S OF 08N W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 00N167E TO 02N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 01N166E TO 03N160E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 15N TO 17N BETWEEN 172W AND 175E...
AND FROM 07N TO 10N E OF 147W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF A LINE FROM 14N147W
TO 10N155W TO 07N155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 11N E OF
160W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST DEVELOPING FRONT FROM 30N160W TO 29N166W MOVING SE
15 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N149W TO 26N156W TO 24N163W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 30N165E TO 24N160E MOVING E 20 KT.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 26N W OF 165E.

.RIDGE FROM 24N140W TO 19N151W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 30N179E TO 26N177W TO 20N170W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N177E TO 23N172E TO 18N164E MOVING E 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N145W TO 26N168W TO 30N176W.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N169E TO 25N164E TO 30N162E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N140W TO 22N154W TO
12N174E TO 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 07N TO 13N E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N140W TO
20N150W TO 12N170W TO 18N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06N TO 12N E OF
157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 28N E OF 168W...N OF 26N
BETWEEN 177W AND 177E...AND N OF 26N W OF 164W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF
A LINE FROM 22N150W TO 15N170W TO 06N170W.

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

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 08N156W TO 04N167W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ W OF 159W...ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ
E OF 159W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.




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