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FZPN40 PHFO 091547
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC TUE FEB 09 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 09 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 10 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 11 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N156W 27N170W 28N180W 30N177E MOVING E 30 KT. WINDS 25 TO
40 KT N OF LINE 30N148W 27N155W 27N162W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE
N OF LINE 30N140W 25N160W 25N170W. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N141W 27N155W 25N164W 30N178W. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT N OF FRONT. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 26N140W 20N148W 18N160W. WINDS DECREASED TO
20 KT OR LESS. SEE SEAS BELOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 30N170E 28N160E MOVING E SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 28N W
OF 170E. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N170E 24N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF LINE
30N171E 26N160E. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N176E 25N170E 20N160E. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT W
OF LINE 30N175W 25N160E. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DISSIPATING FRONT 20N140W 15N150W 13N170W 12N175E...NEARLY
STATIONARY. SEE WINDS AND SEAS BELOW.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. SEE WINDS AND SEAS BELOW.

.HIGH 25N179W 1018 MB MOVING E 10 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 24N160E
AND FROM HIGH TO 22N160W 23N142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 04N AND 18N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 15N AND N OF LINE 03N140W
01N180W 02N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF LINE 14N140W 10N160E...
AND N OF LINE 04N140W 15N170E 08N160E.

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

.SEAS 18 TO 22 FT N OF 29N BETWEEN 167W AND 175W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 28N140W 28N170W 30N180W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE OUTSIDE AREA 27N160E 29N170E 25N168W 17N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 24 FT N OF LINE 30N151W 25N165W 30N170W.
SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 30N142W 21N169W 30N178W. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF LINE 28N160E 20N176W 12N167E 00N175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 24 FT N OF LINE 30N140W 21N154W 30N160W.
SEAS 18 TO 22 FT N OF 29N W OF 166E. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE 27N140W 17N151W 11N165W 30N170W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF LINE
30N170E 26N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 23N160E
30N180E...AND E OF LINE 30N180E 12N170E 00N175E.

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

.ITCZ 04N140W 01N157W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.


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