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FZPN40 PHFO 041635
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC WED MAR 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAR 04 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 05 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 06 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 29N153W 1014 MB MOVING NE 10 KT. TROUGH FROM 30N153W TO LOW TO
23N153W TO 18N154W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N146W TO 27N152W TO 27N160W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 29N BETWEEN 149W AND 153W...AND FROM
17N TO 20N BETWEEN 151W AND 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH FROM 30N147W
TO 25N150W TO 19N152W. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST
WATERS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH TRANSITIONED TO FRONT FROM 30N143W TO
21N154W.

.TROUGH FROM 02N160E TO 01N170E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED TO
LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 03N W OF 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N155W TO 24N170W TO 23N177E MOVING S 10 KT. SEE
DISCUSSION BELOW FOR WINDS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 08N W OF 160W...EXCEPT WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS NW OF LINE FROM 30N171E TO 25N160E. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM
09N TO 12N E OF 157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE FROM 26N154W
TO 09N160W TO 07N160E...EXCEPT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS NW OF LINE FROM
30N172E TO 22N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF LINE FROM 14N160W
TO 10N174W TO 09N171E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 22N W
OF 171E.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 13 FT FROM 15N TO 21N BETWEEN 167E AND 178E. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BETWEEN LINE FROM 18N140W TO 22N147W TO
30N149W TO 30N169W TO 28N168E TO 23N160E...AND LINE FROM 07N140W TO
07N173W TO 05N178W TO 06N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT FROM 14N TO 22N BETWEEN 163E AND
172W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N146W TO 08N163W TO
05N175E TO 07N160E...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS N OF 28N W OF 164E.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 04N TO 14N E OF 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT FROM 12N TO 23N BETWEEN 167E AND
170W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 23N155W TO 09N161W TO
07N160E.

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

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 07N160W TO 05N175W TO 03N173E. ISOLATED TO
LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 03N TO 11N E OF
173E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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