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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC TUE MAR 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 28 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 29 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 30 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 22N160E MOVING E 25 KT ALONG 30N. WINDS 30 TO
40 KT N OF 27N W OF 168E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM
29N178E TO 24N164E TO 25N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174W TO 20N170E TO 17N160E. WINDS 25
TO 35 KT N OF LINE FROM 29N166W TO 25N178W TO 29N168E. NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT FROM 18N TO 22N W OF 168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 21N180E TO 18N160E. NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT W OF LINE FROM 22N178E TO 18N166E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 27N172W TO 25N179E MOVING E 10 KT ALONG 30N...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 172W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 28N
BETWEEN 162W AND 166W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 30N145W TO 23N170W TO 21N165E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 18N E OF 150W...AND FROM
06N TO 14N BETWEEN 150W AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 14N E OF
160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 13N E OF
152W.

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

.SEAS 18 TO 22 FT N OF 28N W OF 163E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE NW
OF LINE FROM 30N166E TO 26N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF
LINE FROM 30N174E TO 24N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE FROM 30N179W
TO 13N180W TO 05N175E TO 02N175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 24 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N179E TO 24N169E
TO 29N167E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 30N177W TO
18N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 30N169W TO
16N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE FROM 30N165W TO 09N177E TO
05N179W TO 02N160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 20 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 167W AND 178W.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 28N166W TO 18N178E TO
18N175E TO 25N171E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N164W
TO 12N178E TO 11N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF LINE FROM 25N150W TO
09N173E TO 05N179W TO 03N160W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 05N BETWEEN 165E AND 176E...
WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 08N161E TO 05N165E...FROM 06N TO 09N
BETWEEN 170W AND 176W...FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 151W AND 163W...AND
FROM 02N TO 04N BETWEEN 142W AND 147W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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