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

NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 301045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC TUE SEP 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SEP 30 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC OCT 01 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC OCT 02 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 07N168E 1007 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 15N161E TO LOW
MOVING W SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF A LINE FROM 19N160E
TO 16N165E TO 10N173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 07N165E 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 14N160E TO LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 08N163E 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 10N160E LOW TO
10N176E.

.COLD FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 27N171W TO 25N178W MOVING E SLOWLY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT...AND ELSEWHERE N OF
A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 25N164W TO 23N168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N164W TO 25N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.WARM FRONT FROM 30N166E TO 28N169E MOVING NE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT N OF FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH FROM 20N158W TO 25N158W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 19N TO 27N BETWEEN 153W AND 163W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 21N157W TO 24N159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20N156W TO 23N160W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N156W TO 27N164W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N163W TO 22N176W TO 20N175E.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12N TO 18N BETWEEN 140W AND 146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 29N BETWEEN 159W AND 165W AND
N OF 29N BETWEEN 175W AND 175E.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REMINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 13N140W TO 12N144W TO 10N149W TO 05N169W TO 10N173E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS IN AREA BOUNDED BY 11N173E
09N179W 05N180W 00N173E 11N173E...AND FROM 05N TO 09N BETWEEN 164W
AND 169W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ.



.HONOLULU HI.