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FZPN40 PHFO 110325
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC THU FEB 11 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 11 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 12 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 13 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 21N160E MOVING E 15 KT. ANOTHER FRONT FROM
30N168E TO 25N160E MOVING E 30 KT AND WILL MERGE WITH FIRST FRONT.
SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM
29N173W TO 28N173E TO 26N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N179W TO 18N160E. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N170W TO 23N180E TO 27N172E TO
25N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 22N180E TO 14N160E. S TO SW
WINDS 20 TO 35 KT WITHIN 420 NM E OF FRONT N OF 24N. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF LINE FROM 30N176W TO 06N160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 24N157W TO 24N160W TO 30N172W MOVING ESE
SLOWLY E OF 157W...MOVING ENE 25 KT W OF 168W...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
LINE FROM 29N140W TO 27N146W TO 29N154W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 24N154W TO 24N162W TO
28N166W. ASSOCIATED WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 25N146W.

.TROUGH FROM 26N140W TO 19N149W MOVING WNW SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH N OF 25N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 26N140W TO 20N151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 24N172W 1018 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 21N175E
TO 22N167E...AND FROM HIGH TO 22N155W TO 27N140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. NEW HIGH 28N153W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED N OF AREA.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 11N E OF 170W...AND FROM 03N
TO 05N BETWEEN 159W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 04N TO 10N E OF
174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF LINE FROM 13N150W
TO 08N171W TO 04N175W...AND FROM 02N TO 04N BETWEEN 162W AND 170W.

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

.SEAS 18 TO 23 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N145W TO
23N155W TO 24N160W TO 29N167W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE
FROM 30N140W TO 19N152W TO 15N162W TO 15N167W TO 29N173W. SEAS
MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM 28N180W TO 17N176W TO
10N171E TO 02N173E TO 00N179E. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS
N OF 27N W OF 167E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N174W
TO 25N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 23 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N W
OF 174E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N177E TO
25N170E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 28N170W
TO 24N174E TO 18N160E. SEAS 18 TO 19 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
27N E OF 150W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 18N140W TO
11N145W TO 12N149W TO 12N164W. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT FROM 05N TO 12N
BETWEEN 154W AND 168W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM
30N170W TO 16N176W TO 08N171E TO 04N169E TO 00N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 21 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 29N176W TO 27N179E TO 27N168E TO 29N163E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N169W TO 21N176E TO 18N170E TO 16N160E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N165W TO 15N172E TO
11N160E. SEAS 12 TO 14 FT E OF LINE FROM 30N143W TO 16N152W TO
09N153W TO 08N160W TO 03N160W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE
FROM 30N153W TO 21N159W TO 13N178W TO 08N179E TO 01N176W TO 00N169W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 04N171E TO
00N180E.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 04N155W TO 02N170W TO 01N175W. ISOLATED TO
LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 06N BETWEEN 163W AND
170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

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.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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