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FZPN40 PHFO 050430
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC THU MAR 05 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 05 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 06 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 07 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH 30N150W TO 24N153W TO 19N154W MOVING E 15 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25
KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 148W AND 158W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
180 NM OF TROUGH S OF 25N...AND WITHIN 240 NM E OF TROUGH N OF 25N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH TRANSITIONED TO FRONT 30N144W TO 28N145W
TO 22N153W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N142W TO 25N146W TO 23N153W.

.TROUGH 02N160E TO 02N170E TO 00N177E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 03N E OF 173E...AND S OF 08N BETWEEN
173E AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 24N145W TO 19N148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 23N143W TO 16N148W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 26N BETWEEN 157W AND 160E. NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N BETWEEN 157W AND 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 11N TO 26N BETWEEN
158W AND 165E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 26N BETWEEN 158W AND
172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 11N TO 27N BETWEEN
158W AND 168E...AND N OF 27N BETWEEN 158W AND 172E.

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

.SEAS 9 TO 13 FT FROM 07N TO 23N BETWEEN 170W AND 160E. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT N OF 23N BETWEEN 152W AND 162E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 09N TO
15N W OF 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 14 FT N OF 09N W OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 147W AND 155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 14 FT N OF 09N W OF 160W.

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

.ITCZ 07N140W TO 07N165 TO 05N175W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 148W AND 169W.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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