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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SUN MAR 26 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAR 26 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 27 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 28 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 30N160E. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT N OF LINE
30N169E 25N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N170E 23N160E. WINDS 35 TO 45 KT N OF LINE
30N170E 28N164E 29N160E. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE
30N175W 25N170E 24N160E. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N179E 26N170E 24N160E MOVING E 30 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 28N BETWEEN 179W AND 174E. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N165W 25N180W 25N170E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
N OF 28N BETWEEN 155W AND 165W. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N158W 28N165W 28N172W 30N177E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT 30N145W 28N158W 29N169W 28N176W MOVING E 20 KT E OF 166W AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 27N162W 23N176W 21N170E MOVING E SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 02N TO 22N E OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 03N AND S OF LINE 22N140W
24N160W 10N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 04N AND S OF LINE 25N140W
15N175W 11N160E.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE 30N152W 15N163W 09N165W 07N176W 23N170W
30N172W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 03N140W 01N151W
02N178E 10N170E 28N177E 30N162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT FROM 10N TO 22N BETWEEN 150W AND
162W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 04N140W 00N160W 08N164E
22N175W 30N170E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF LINE 30N161E 29N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 26 FT N OF LINE 30N165E 27N160E. SEAS
12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N170E 26N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N175E 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE
30N175E 16N180E 07N172E 00N175W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ 05N170W 06N179W 04N171E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS E OF 145W BETWEEN 03N AND 06N.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.


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