High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SUN FEB 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 30N173E 1002 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. COLD FRONT FROM 30N175E TO
27N177E TO 24N176E TO 19N168E THENCE A TROUGH TO 15N161E. FRONT
MOVING E 10 KT. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN
240 NM E OF FRONT N OF 24N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED FAR N OF FORECAST AREA. NEW LOW
DEVELOPING NEAR 28N170W 1000 MB. WARM FRONT FROM LOW TO 26N162W.
COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 23N175W TO 17N175E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN
120 NM OF LOW AND 120 NM S OF WARM FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 22N162W
TO 21N178W TO 30N180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND WARM FRONT MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. COLD
FRONT FROM 30N150W TO 25N155W TO 23N160W TO 19N175E. WINDS 30 TO 40
KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE FROM 29N140W TO 23N150W TO 22N160W
TO 30N167W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N164E TO 27N163E TO 22N160E MOVING E 25 KT. W TO
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF FRONT N OF 27N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N178E TO 25N175E TO 18N160E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF FRONT N OF 25N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 27N169W TO 20N175E TO
15N160E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 172E AND FRONT N OF 27N.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 26N149W TO 21N156W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED BELOW.

.COLD FRONT RELOCATED FROM 30N148W TO 26N156W MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N145W TO 24N155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGING WITH FRONT IN GALE WARNING ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 00N170E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 08N W OF 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04N160E TO 00N171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 01N171E.

.HIGH 28N163W 1017 MB MOVING E 30 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 24N155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 27N140W TO 23N151W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 20N173E TO 15N168E MOVING E 25 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 19N BETWEEN 179W AND 166E...AND N OF 06N E OF
173W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 26N W OF 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF A LINE FROM 27N178E TO
20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE FROM 28N140W TO 22N163W TO
27N178E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 05N TO 19N E OF 164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 150W AND 163W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 27N140W TO 17N152W TO
24N173E TO 15N160E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 06N155W TO 06N166W TO 06N180E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ E OF 166W.

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.




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