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NWS Forecast

FZPN40 PHFO 300445
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC FRI JAN 30 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

GALE WARNING

.FRONT FROM 30N163E TO 23N160E MOVING E 15 KT. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT W
OF FRONT N OF 28N...AND WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT N OF 26N. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N171E TO 23N167E TO 25N160E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF A LINE FROM 27N170E TO 20N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N171E TO 24N168E TO 21N163E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N175E TO 26N173E TO 21N165E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N.

GALE WARNING

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N153W TO 25N154W TO 22N158W NEARLY
STATIONARY. DEVELOPING FRONT FROM 30N157W TO 26N161W TO 25N170W
MOVING E 25 KT. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF DEVELOPING
FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 28N145W TO
24N154W TO 23N162W TO 25N171W TO 30N175W. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 120
NM OF DEVELOPING FRONT E OF 164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS MERGED. FRONT FROM 30N145W TO 22N153W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT N OF 25N...AND N OF A
LINE FROM 29N150W TO 27N158W TO 30N166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N143W TO 24N149W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 02N168E TO 04N160E MOVING S SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 02N TO 06N W OF 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 01N167E TO 02N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.RIDGE FROM 27N140W TO 19N156W NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N176E TO 23N178W TO 20N167W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N173E TO 24N169E TO 20N162E MOVING E 10 KT.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 20N BETWEEN 170W AND
167E...AND FROM 07N TO 11N E OF 143W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 12N E OF
153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 11N E OF
160W.

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

SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 29N159W TO 25N165W TO 26N176W

AND N OF 27N W OF 167E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 22N BETWEEN
142W AND 168W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 17N168W TO 04N178W TO 05N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N144W TO
26N168W TO 30N176W. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 163E AND 168E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N141W TO 25N146W TO
07N174E TO 20N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF A LINE FROM 17N147W TO
08N150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N140W TO
10N166W TO 14N173E TO 25N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 07N TO 14N E OF
155W.

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

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 09N151W TO 02N167W TO 06N178W. ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ.



.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.