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NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 242226
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC THU JUL 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JUL 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUL 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUL 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 06N155W TO 09N149W TO 11N143W TO 11N140W NEARLY
STATIONARY. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 17N E OF 147W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH E OF 154W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 10N148W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 08N155W TO
LOW TO 12N146W TO 11N140W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 16N
BETWEEN 143W AND 152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 11N153W 1008 MB. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 12N TO 16N BETWEEN 147W AND 157W.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 28N168E TO 29N165E MOVING E SLOWLY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 29N BETWEEN 173E AND 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT 30N175E TO 28N169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 25N167E.

.TROUGH FROM 02N163E TO 03N172E TO 06N180W TO 11N176W MOVING W 10
KT. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM NW OF TROUGH W OF 180W...
AND WITHIN 150 NM SE OF TROUGH W OF 178W. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS
FROM 09N TO 12N BETWEEN 174W AND 177W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 06N167E TO 11N180E. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06N160E TO 10N166E TO 11N177E.

.TROUGH FROM 30N167W TO 26N170W MOVING NW 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS N OF 28N BETWEEN 168W AND 170W.
.24 HR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N166E TO 27N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS TO 9 FT FROM 13N TO 17N E OF 144W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS TO 9 FT FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 144W AND 155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 147W AND
158W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.NUMEROUS MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13N TO 18N W OF 167E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03N TO 10N W OF 163E. 



.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.