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FZPN40 PHFO 180445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC THU DEC 18 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC DEC 18 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 19 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 20 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT NEAR 30N160E MOVING E 30 KT. S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N W OF 164E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N172E TO 26N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N170E TO 25N160E. SW TO W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N W OF 176E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N176W TO 23N170E TO 20N160E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N BETWEEN 166E AND 172W. NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 27N W OF 168E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N161W TO 28N174W TO 27N179E MOVING E 30 KT N
OF 29N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.HIGH 29N148W 1026 MB MOVING E 10 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 28N140W...
AND FROM HIGH TO 28N161W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 28N143W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 30N142W 1025 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 30N178W TO 21N160E MOVING E 30 KT AND ERODING FROM THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 18N E OF 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 19N E OF
166W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 17N BETWEEN 166W AND 176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 19N E OF
170W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 14 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 165W AND
175W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N162W TO 19N180E TO
10N170E TO 29N165E TO 27N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE FROM
20N176W TO 19N180E TO 10N170E TO 05N175W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT W OF LINE
FROM 20N167E TO 15N168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 25 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 29N170E TO 27N160E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
29N173E TO 23N160E. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N148W TO
27N157W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 30N142W TO 20N160W
TO 19N174W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N177E TO 19N160E. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT E OF LINE FROM 19N174W TO 18N172E TO 13N169E TO 07N180W TO
04N153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 25 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE
FROM 29N178W TO 25N173E TO 25N168E TO 29N166E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N175W TO 19N170E TO 17N160E. SEAS 12 TO
15 FT N OF 24N E OF 146W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE FROM
30N158W TO 16N180E TO 10N170E TO 07N176E TO 05N167W TO 02N158W...AND
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 30N168W TO 24N179W TO 16N180E TO 10N170E TO
11N160E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 05N160W TO 05N175E TO 01N165E. ISOLATED TO
LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 03N TO 08N BETWEEN
166W AND 174W...AND FROM 03N TO 07N BETWEEN 176W AND 178E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM N...AND 120 NM S...OF ITCZ E
OF 172E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.







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