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FZPN40 PHFO 272245
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC THU NOV 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC NOV 27 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 28 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 29 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.COLD FRONT 30N162E TO 27N160E MOVING E 25 KT. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE...30N167E 26N162E TO 26N160E.
STRONGEST WINDS N OF 28N. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 27N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N175E TO 27N73E 23N167E 20N160E.
WINDS 20 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF A LINE...30N179W 26N175E
25N170E 27N160E. STRONGEST WINDS N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT 30N177W 26N180W 21N170E. S WINDS 20 TO
30 KT WITHIN 350 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. ALSO...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 270 NM W OF FRONT N OF 28N.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING LOW 27N176E 1013 MB MOVING NE SLOWLY. TROUGHS FROM LOW
TO 30N180W...AND THROUGH 24N170E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
100 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE...30N178W TO 24N179W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 27N140W TO 20N149W TO 16N156W NEARLY
STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 26N140W TO 20N148W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N144W TO 26N150W TO 24N156W TO 25N165W...
MOVING E AND S 15 KT. FRONT MERGING WITH THE FRONT TO ITS EAST.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS MERGED THEN DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 00N168E MOVING W 10 KT.
AREAS OF SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 10N W OF 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF AREA.

.RIDGE 30N174E TO 25N167E TO 22N160E NEARLY STATIONARY BUT
DISSIPATING.

.ELSEWHERE...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 24N TO 10N BETWEEN 148W
AND 160W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20N TO 10N BETWEEN 170W AND
180W...AND FROM 13N TO 07N W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 19N TO 09N FROM
147W TO 170W. ALSO...E AND SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY
30N170W 23N157W 19N147W 19N170W 27N178W 30N178W AND 30N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 19N AND 09N FROM
146W TO 177W...AND ALSO BETWEEN 19N AND 24N FROM 150W TO 163W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE 30N163W 17N150W 17N140W...AND IN THE
AREA BETWEEN 22N AND 08N FROM 150W TO 170W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN
16N AND 07N W OF 170W...HIGHEST SEAS E OF 170E. ELSEWHERE SEAS 9 FT
OR LESS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 15 TO 22 FT N OF A LINE...30N170E 25N160E.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE...30N180W TO 22N160E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BETWEEN 20N AND 08N E OF 177W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF
20N E OF 170W. OTHERWISE SEAS 9 FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 15 TO 23 FT N OF A LINE...30N180W 22N168E
22N160E. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE...30N175W 20N172E
15N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 19N AND 08N FROM 150W TO 180W...
AND ELSEWHERE N OF 19N E OF 175W. OTHERWISE SEAS 9 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 06N160W TO 04N174W. WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM OF ITCZ.

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.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.