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NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 280445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SAT FEB 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 01 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 02 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N156W TO 20N157W THENCE TROUGH TO 15N161W MOVING E
SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 148W AND 152W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT N OF 20N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO A TROUGH FROM 30N153W TO 22N154W
TO 18N155W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N152W TO 23N152W TO 18N153W.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 27N172E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N159W TO 26N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 30N163E TO 28N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N167E TO 27N160E MOVING SE 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N144W TO 21N155W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 08N TO 24N W OF 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10N TO 22N BETWEEN
168E AND 167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 24N BETWEEN
165E AND 165W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 07N TO 24N W OF 169W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 06N
E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 07N TO 23N W OF 167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N154W TO
20N163W TO 10N174W TO 10N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 07N155W AND 05N166W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITH 120 NM OF THE ITCZ.

SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 09N W OF 176E
AND FROM 02N TO 05N
BETWEEN 172W AND 178W.


.FORECASTER BURKE . HONOLULU HI.