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NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 190445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC FRI DEC 19 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC DEC 19 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 20 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 21 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N170E TO 27N165E TO 24N160E MOVING E 20 KT.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 30N176E TO 27N179E TO 20N160E.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 480 NM N OF FRONT AND WITHIN 480 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 27N. ALSO...WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20N TO 11N W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162W TO 24N169W TO 23N175W TO
20N170E TO 19N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
FRONT E OF 175W...AND BETWEEN FRONT AND 27N W OF 175W. ALSO...WINDS
20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 10N W OF 180E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 18N E OF 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 06N TO 20N E OF
165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 21N E OF
157W.

HIGH 30N150W 1026 MB MOVING E 10 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 28N140W

AND FROM HIGH TO 28N170W TO 23N175E TO 22N163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 29N140W 1025 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED E OF AREA.

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

.SEAS 18 TO 25 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N170E TO 26N160E. SEAS 8 TO 18
FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N180E TO 26N170E TO 18N160E. SEAS 11
TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N145W TO 24N160W TO 30N163W. SEAS MAINLY
8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N174W 30N140W 05N140W
03N176W 14N162E 30N174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 24 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N178W TO
25N173E TO 30N163E. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
30N173W TO 20N175E TO 13N160E. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT N OF 17N E OF 152W.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 00N140W TO 00N154W TO
06N180E TO 09N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 18 TO 22 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N165W TO
25N174W TO 30N178E. SEAS 11 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
30N160W TO 15N176W TO 11N160E. SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER S OF A LINE FROM
00N157W TO 05N180E TO 06N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT REST OF AREA.

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

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 03N150W TO 04N158W TO 06N170W TO 05N178W TO
04N173E TO 02N168E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM
OF ITCZ BETWEEN 178W AND 173E...AND WITHIN 210 NM N OF ITCZ BETWEEN
158W AND 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF
ITCZ W OF 170W.


.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.