High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC WED AUG 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 24 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 25 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 26 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 29N170W 1009 MB MOVING NNE 20 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 26N170W
TO 21N173W MOVING N 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF
LOW...AND N OF 21N BETWEEN 164W AND 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH 30N171W TO
24N175W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 25N BETWEEN 160W AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N171W TO 26N177W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.WEAK TROUGH 30N140W TO 28N145W NEARLY STATIONARY AND WEAKENING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 11N161E TO 04N160E MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 280 NM W OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N W OF 162E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 27N W OF 164E.

.RIDGE 30N157W TO 27N160W TO 18N166W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE 30N166E TO 18N165W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 27N W OF 162E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 15 FT N OF 26N W OF 163E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13N TO 16N BETWEEN 140W AND 145W...
FROM 17N TO 21N BETWEEN 154W AND 159W...FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN
151W AND 154W...FROM 03N TO 08N BETWEEN 174E AND 178E...AND FROM
15N TO 18N BETWEEN 176W AND 176E.

.ITCZ 09N140W TO 08N150W TO 08N162W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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