High Seas Forecast
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FZPN40 PHFO 262235
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SUN APR 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC APR 26 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 27 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 28 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N152W TO 24N155W TO 16N166W MOVING E 10 KT N OF
20N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE AND DISSIPATING. MAINLY NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N156W TO
22N171W TO 22N175E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 270 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 26N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM E OF FRONT N OF
24N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N145W TO 20N157W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT N OF LINE FROM 30N145W TO 20N160W TO 21N175W. E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT FROM 21N TO 25N BETWEEN 174E AND 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 26N151W TO 18N160W.
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 165 NM OF LINE FROM 30N149W TO
23N158W TO 22N176W.

.TROUGH FROM 07N150W TO 05N166W TO 01N175W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS S OF 03N BETWEEN 176W AND 180W. ISOLATED TO
LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 09N BETWEEN 146W
AND 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07N143W TO 06N156W TO 02N164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07N143W TO 03N150W TO 02N162W.

.TROUGH FROM 11N176E TO 06N171E TO 04N167E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11N172E TO 04N165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12N170E TO 05N164E.

.TROUGH FROM 12N162E TO 09N160E MOVING W 10 KT. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 06N TO 13N W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 27N140W TO 19N157W MOVING SE SLOWLY AND GRADUALLY
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N169E TO 27N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N157W TO 23N166W TO 24N174W. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N149W TO 26N152W TO 28N156W TO
21N168W TO 21N171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N148W TO 26N152W
TO 23N161W. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 161W AND 173W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 29N146W TO 18N163W TO
15N174W TO 19N174E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 21N TO 26N BETWEEN 168E
AND 174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT BOUNDED BY 30N140W TO 12N155W TO
09N164W TO 12N177E TO 22N166E TO 28N176W TO 30N160W TO 30N140W.

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

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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