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NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 251630
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC TUE NOV 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC NOV 25 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 26 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 27 2014.

.WARNINGS.

GALE WARNING

.FRONT 30N144W 21N150W 17N160W 15N170W MOVING E 10 KT E OF 150W AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 29N...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE 28N140W
26N146W 30N156W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE
30N145W 24N147W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N140W 25N143W 20N150W 15N160W. NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM NW OF FRONT W OF 150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 29N140W 20N150W 15N160W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 180 NM NW OF FRONT W OF 150W.

GALE WARNING

.FRONT 30N178W 25N176W 23N170E 23N160E MOVING SE 20 KT. S WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 900 NM SE OF FRONT N OF 27N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 28N166E 1016 MB. FRONT 30N164W 28N170W
THROUGH LOW TO 25N166E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 29N179W 1013 MB. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 180
NM OF LOW E QUADRANT...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF 25N BETWEEN
172W AND 179W. FRONT 28N172W THROUGH LOW TO 24N172E. SECOND PART OF
FRONT 30N146W 26N151W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.HIGH 30N158W 1021 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. RIDGE 21N155W 25N164W
THROUGH HIGH TO 26N175W 23N175E MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 26N166W 1022 MB. RIDGE 26N145W THROUGH HIGH
TO 24N167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 08N BETWEEN 167W AND 180W AND FROM
15N TO 12N W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20N TO 07N BETWEEN
165W AND 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 18N TO 11N BETWEEN
158W AND 170W AND FROM 10N TO 05N BETWEEN 175E AND 168E.

.TROUGH 00N175E 03N165E 02N160E MOVING SE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 00N168E 03N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 04N166E 03N160E.

.ITCZ 08N140W 06N150W 06N165W 04N180W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE 07N145W 06N150W 12N155W. SEE ADDITIONAL TSTM
AREA DESCRIBED BELOW.

.RIDGE 25N140W 20N150W NEARLY STATIONARY.

SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF LINE 30N142W 27N145W 25N155W 30N161W
SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 05N.

24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 26N E OF 155W
SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 20N E OF 160W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 22N TO 03N.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITHIN 300 NM NW OF LINE 30N175W 23N165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT BOUNDED BY 30N180W 30N140W 08N140W
05N160E 20N160E 30N180W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF LINE 03N170W 10N163E.


.HONOLULU HI.