High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 302230
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SAT AUG 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 30 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 31 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 01 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 13N161E 1008 MB MOVING NW 15 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
18N166E TO 21N173E. WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
240 OF LOW CENTER AND WITHIN 360 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED W OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH FROM
18N160E TO 21N163E TO 24N167E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF
TROUGH. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT FROM 24N TO 17N W OF 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA. WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 27N TO
23N W OF 166E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 08N145W TO 06N150W. TROPICAL WAVES FROM
06N159W TO 09N156W TO 11N152W AND FROM 10N167W TO 14N166W TO
16N163W. BOTH WAVES MOVING NW 15 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM OF BOTH WAVES.

.OTHERWISE SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 24N BETWEEN 170W
AND 172E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.





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