High Seas Forecast
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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC FRI MAY 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAY 27 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 28 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 29 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 29N171E 1019 MB MOVING NW SLOWLY. DISSIPATING COLD FRONT FROM
LOW TO 26N176ETO 26N163E MOVING NE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING LOW JUST N OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 31N169E
1019 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 27N168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.DEVELOPING COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS SW 20 TO 30 KT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N164E TO 28N160E.

.TROUGH FROM 23N164W TO 27N164W TO 30N162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DEVELOPING COLD FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 27N164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N153W TO 27N156W TO 25N160W.

.TROUGH FROM 30N174W TO 27N176W TO 24N179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N172W TO 27N174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING TROUGH FROM 30N167W TO 27N170W.

.RIDGE BUILDING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N147W TO 24N154W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N143W TO 25N151W.

.RIDGE BUILDING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 30N178E TO 21N164E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 09N140W TO 06N150W TO 08N164W TO 07N175W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM OF ITCZ W OF 150W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSMTS WITHIN
150 NM OF ITCZ E OF 150W.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 15N TO 05N BETWEEN 162E AND 175W.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.



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