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NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 291630
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC TUE JUL 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 29 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 30 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 31 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW JUST E OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 16N139W 1011 MB MOVING W SLOWLY.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360
NM OF LOW N SEMICIRCLE. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 14N141W 1012 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW N
SEMICIRCLE. 
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MERGED WITH LOW DESCRIBED IMMEDIATELY BELOW.

LOW
FORMER TROPICAL CYCLONE GENEVIEVE...NEAR 13N149W 1009 MB
NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 360
NM OF LOW N SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
360 NM OF LOW.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 13N149W 1010 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW N SEMICIRCLE.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 12N151W 1012 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW N SEMICIRCLE.  

.LOW NEAR 12N163W 1010 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN
360 NM OF LOW N SEMICIRLCE AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW
S SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM OF
LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 12N164W 1009 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW N SEMICIRLCE AND WITHIN 180 NM
OF LOW S SEMICIRCLE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 12N165W 1009 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW N SEMICIRLCE AND WITHIN 180 NM
OF LOW S SEMICIRCLE.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 26N175E TO 24N168E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS N OF 26N WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 26N175E TO 24N175E THENCE A
DEVELOPING TROUGH TO 21N169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 28N178E THENCE A TROUGH TO
25N171E TO 22N165E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N169W TO 25N178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 28N160E TO 30N167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.MONSOON TROUGH FROM 14N150W TO 14N155W TO 12N161W TO 11N167W TO
10N175W TO 06N174E TO 09N162E.

.MONSOON TROUGH FROM 13N162W TO 08N170W TO 04N179E TO 08N166E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM OF TROUGH.



.FORECASTER ABEDAL. HONOLULU HI.