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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC FRI DEC 19 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 19 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 20 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 21 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 23N160E MOVING E 20 KT. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N W OF 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N172W TO 25N179E TO 21N168E TO
20N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 480 NM N OF
FRONT. ALSO...WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 24N167W TO 20N180E TO
19N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM FRONT TO 27N W OF 170W. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 07N TO 23N E OF 160W....AND FROM 06N
TO 18N BETWEEN 160W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 06N TO 21N E OF
150W...AND FROM 07N TO 18N BETWEEN 150W AND 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 22N E OF
150W...AND FROM 07N TO 17N BETWEEN 150W AND 165W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10N TO 20N W OF
173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 09N TO 19N W OF
175W.

.HIGH 28N144W 1026 MB MOVING E 10 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 28N140W...
AND FROM HIGH TO 28N152W TO 25N179W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED JUST E OF AREA NEAR 29N138W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED FAR NE OF AREA.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 18 TO 25 FT NW OF A LINE FROM 30N173E TO 27N168E TO 26N160E.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N177E TO 24N168E TO
21N160E. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N141W TO 25N153W TO
30N157W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM 30N179W TO
14N160E...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 03N E OF 170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 05N
TO 22N BETWEEN 170W AND 180E...AND FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN 180E AND
171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 24 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N175W TO
25N174E TO 30N171E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE NW OF A LINE FROM
30N170W TO 18N174E TO 14N160E. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT N OF 15N E OF 150W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 03N TO 20N BETWEEN 160W AND 170W...ELSEWHERE E
OF 160W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 06N W OF 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 22 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N163W TO
27N169W TO 30N177E. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
30N158W TO 13N176W TO 13N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 02N E
OF 170W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 05N W OF 170W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 03N151W TO 06N178W TO 03N170E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 10N BETWEEN 173W AND 170E...AND WITHIN 390 NM N
OF ITCZ BETWEEN 154W AND 173W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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