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TAO performance continues to improve after third service cruise. Read more...

NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 011045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC MON SEP 01 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 01 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SEP 02 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SEP 03 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH 30N157W TO 23N157W MOVING W SLOWLY AND DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 28N158W TO 23N159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 22N155W TO 17N158W TO 14N160W TO 08N173W MOVING W NEAR 10 KT
AND DISSIPATING. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM W OF TROUGH
BETWEEN 13N AND 10N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 23N171W TO 17N175W MOVING NW SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 24N175W TO 19N177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N178E TO 28N170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N179W TO 26N170E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N141W 1013 MB WITH TROUGH FROM LOW TO
23N142W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N150W TO 26N146W TO 25N140W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 28N TO 24N W OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS LOWERED
TO 8 FT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

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

.AREAS OF SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A
LINE FROM 07N166W TO 05N178E TO 07N170E.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 06N154W TO 07N163W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 130 NM OF ITCZ MOSTLY BETWEEN 150W AND 160W.


.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.