High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 291035
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC SUN MAR 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAR 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 24N170W TO 20N177E TO 18N160E MOVING E 25 KT
ALONG 30N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 179E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 270 NM N OF FRONT W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N147W TO 20N164W TO 18N180E TO
16N160E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 07N W OF 166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N141W TO 29N153W TO 27N161W
THENCE TROUGH TO 21N163W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST
WATERS WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE FROM 29N157W TO 27N166W TO 24N167W TO
22N176W. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 17N BETWEEN
164E AND 173W.

.TROUGH FROM 05N162E TO 02N175E TO 01N176W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 08N FROM 171E
TO 176W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 07N W OF 174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03N161E TO 01N169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 01N177E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N143W TO 28N157W MOVING N SLOWLY AND GRADUALLY ERODING
FROM THE W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 15N W OF 164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEE FRONT DISCUSSED ABOVE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEE FRONT DISCUSSED ABOVE.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 30N180E TO 23N160E...AND
LINE FROM 30N158W TO 20N171W TO 12N171W TO 03N175W TO 04N177E TO
08N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN AREA E OF LINE FROM 20N151W TO 14N171W
TO 11N170W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN AREA BETWEEN 11N AND LINE FROM 11N155W
TO 05N158W TO 05N162W TO 11N168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 30N163W
TO 21N169W TO 23N160E...AND LINE FROM 30N148W TO 16N159W TO 03N167W
TO 02N179E TO 05N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 13N TO 17N E OF 151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 02N TO 16N W OF 167W. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT FROM 16N TO 20N W OF 177E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 25N TO 28N
BETWEEN 159W AND 164W...AND FROM 13N TO 18N BETWEEN 142W AND 160W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 11N TO 14N E OF 142W.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 04N155W TO 03N167W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
FROM 04N TO 08N E OF 146W...AND WITHIN 75 NM N OF ITCZ W OF 146W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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