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NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 210442
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC MON APR 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 04N164E 1009 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 01N160E THROUGH
LOW TO 07N169E NEARLY STATIONARY. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N
TO 12N W OF 166E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 07N BETWEEN
171E AND 165E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 11N W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 09N163E. NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 15N W OF 169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF AREA. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM
10N TO 14N W OF 162E.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 25N166E THENCE STATIONARY FRONT TO
23N160E. COLD FRONT MOVING E 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
150 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N179W TO 26N174E TO 24N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N172W TO 27N180W TO
26N173E.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 16N TO 23N BETWEEN 154W AND 162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 24N BETWEEN
145W AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 15N TO 23N FROM
147W TO 162W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N170W TO 25N179E TO 22N166E MOVING NE 10 KT AND
ERODING FROM THE W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 09N TO 22N BETWEEN 147W AND 173W. SEAS TO 9 FT
FROM 05N TO 13N BETWEEN 173W AND 170E.

24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 26N W OF 178E
AND FROM 07N
TO 24N E OF 172W.  

48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 09N TO 24N E OF 164W
N OF
24N BETWEEN 171W AND 176E...AND FROM 10N TO 17N W OF 165E.

.REMAINDER OF SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 06N167W TO 04N177E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TSTMS S
OF 07N BETWEEN 173W AND 178E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04N TO
09N BETWEEN 149W AND 160W...AND FROM 03N TO 07N BETWEEN 164W AND
171W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05N TO 08N E OF 143W.



.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.