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FZPN40 PHFO 272245
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC FRI FEB 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 21N160W TO 14N180W MOVING E 10 KT N OF 22N
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN
148W AND 153W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT N OF
20N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO A TROUGH FROM 30N153W TO 22N154W
TO 17N155W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N151W TO 24N152W TO 17N155W.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N174W TO 28N172E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N160W TO 25N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT NEAR 30N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N166E TO 27N160E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N165E TO 28N160E MOVING SE 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N145W TO 21N154W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 24N W OF 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 22N BETWEEN
168E AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 22N BETWEEN
168E AND 165W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 07N TO 23N W OF 169W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 06N
E OF 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 07N TO 23N W OF 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF LINE FROM 30N157W TO 25N164W
TO 25N175W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 10N TO 22N W OF 168W...AND IN AREA
N OF A LINE FROM 30N170E TO 25N160E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 06N155W AND 02N173W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
WITH 120 NM OF THE ITCZ.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 08N W OF 174E.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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