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

NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 301645
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC THU OCT 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 30 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC OCT 31 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 01 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 20N172E 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 30N178E TO
LOW TO 17N171E TO 14N171E NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF
A LINE FROM 23N171W TO 25N179E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N
WITHIN 210 NM W OF TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 11N TO 24N
BETWEEN 170E AND 178E...ELSEWHERE BETWEEN TROUGH AND 172W N OF
20N...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH MERGED WITH THE SECOND
FRONT DESCRIBED BELOW. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST
WATERS.

.LOW 08N180E 1009 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 08N176E
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 16N BETWEEN
170W AND 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.LOW 08N171E 1009 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 08N176E
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 28N140W TO 25N147W TO 24N154W TO 23N160W TO 24N166W TO
25N172W MOVING S SLOWLY E OF 160W AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF A LINE FROM 24N151W TO 22N171W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 24N140W TO 22N152W TO 22N164W
TO 23N170W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 145W
AND 158W...WITHIN 150 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 158W AND 168W...AND N OF
29N BETWEEN 168W AND 174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. ASSOCIATED WINDS EASED TO 20 KT
OR LESS.

.FRONT FROM 30N163E TO 29N160E MOVING E 35 KT. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT E OF FRONT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N180E TO 27N178E THENCE A TROUGH TO
19N169E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174W TO 26N179W.

.TROUGH FROM 06N166W TO 08N165W TO 11N166W MOVING W 15 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04N TO 14N BETWEEN 160W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07N174W TO 11N173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06N179W TO 11N178W.

.TROUGH FROM 09N141W TO 08N150W TO 06N156W MOVING W 15 KT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 143W AND 147W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 02N TO 15N E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06N162W TO 09N157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 16N TO 18N BETWEEN 154W AND 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 18N BETWEEN
142W AND 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 22N E OF
153W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF A LINE FROM 24N170W TO 27N175E. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 27N148W TO 17N168W TO 17N176W TO
20N178E TO 19N170E TO 21N166E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF A LINE FROM
30N162E TO 29N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF A LINE FROM 27N140W TO
21N149W TO 21N159W TO 15N159W TO 15N175W TO 25N178W TO 20N168E TO
20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 148W AND
159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF A LINE FROM 14N155W TO
20N155W TO 24N161W TO 27N160W TO 30N149W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 10N
TO 14N BETWEEN 145W AND 154W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 30N180E TO
18N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 157W AND 167W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06N TO 11N W OF 168E
AND WITHIN
60 NM OF 16N167E AND 17N163W.



.HONOLULU HI.