High Seas Forecast
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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC TUE MAY 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC MAY 05 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 06 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 07 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N171W 26N177E 30N166E. FRONT MOVING E SLOWLY E OF 180W AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 27N
BETWEEN 167E AND 174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N170W 26N175E 30N165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 20N169W 26N175E 30N165E.

.TROUGH 03N166E 05N160E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 02N165E 04N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.ITCZ 04N140W 06N170W 05N176W 02N177E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N OF THE ITCZ W OF 164W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF THE ITCZ.

.RIDGE 30N159W 26N179W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE 27N165E 25N160E MOVING NW SLOWLY.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 18N E OF 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 18N E OF
178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 18N E OF
175E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF
FORECAST AREA.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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