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FZPN40 PHFO 280430
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SUN DEC 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 17N TO 25N W OF
170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF 27N W OF 161E. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF 170E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 20N147W TO 13N152W MOVING E SLOWLY. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT E OF FRONT N OF 23N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM
OF FRONT N OF 24N...AND WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT FROM 20S TO 24N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 29N143W 1007 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 22N141W
TO 16N147W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT E OF FRONT N OF 24N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT FROM 18N140W
TO 16N143W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 26N168E TO 24N160E MOVING E 30 KT. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 178W AND 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N168W TO 25N174E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 23N170W TO 21N180E. N WINDS
20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 240 NM NW OF FRONT W OF 165W.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 06N170W TO 03N177W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

.HIGH 27N179W 1016 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
24N170E...FROM HIGH TO 30N168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 20N140W TO 18N143W MOVING E 10 KT.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN 172W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 17N W OF
180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 20N W OF 180E.
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20N TO 26N BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 150W AND 160W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 21N E OF 165W. SEAS 8 TO FT N OF 28 W OF 175E...AND
FROM 09N TO 16N W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 13 TO 14 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 147W AND 152W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 19N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF
27N W OF 175W...FROM 08N TO 27N W OF 170E...AND FROM 02N TO 16N
BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 12 FT N OF 24N BETWEEN 165W AND 180E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 05N W OF 180E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 17N E OF
150W.

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

.ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS S OF 04N W OF 167E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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