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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC FRI FEB 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 05 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 06 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 07 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N165W TO 23N180E TO 21N170E TO 21N162E. MOVING E 35 KT N OF
25N...AND MOVING SE 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SW TO W WINDS 30 TO 35 KT N OF
29N AND 220 NM E OF FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A
LINE FROM 30N150W TO 25N160W TO 25N180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N154W TO 21N170W TO 19N175E.
S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE 360 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 18N155W TO 16N166W.
S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE E OF FRONT N OF 25N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N164W TO 27N160E. S TO SW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT N OF 27N W OF 177E.

.RIDGE FROM 28N140W TO 21N168W TO 21N177E MOVING S SLOWLY.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03N TO 17N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03N TO 21N W OF
150W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 02N W OF 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 20N BETWEEN 150W AND
163W. NE TO E WINDS ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 03N AND 23N W OF 160W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 27N E OF 180W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E
OF 155W...AND S OF 15N BETWEEN 155W AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT OVER FORECAST AREA EXCEPT SEAS
8 FT OR LESS WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 24N150W TO 18N173W TO 16N160W
TO 24N150W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 30N180W TO 20N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN E OF 170W.
SEAS 8 FT OR LESS N OF A LINE FROM 30N178W TO 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 03N140W TO 00N157W.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 05N W OF 150W.

$$

.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.


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