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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC THU APR 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N167E TO 27N160E MOVING E 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 27N167E TO 28N160E. NE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT N OF FRONT W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 28N160E. NE TO E WINDS 25 TO
35 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N166E TO 29N160E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF FRONT W OF 168E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 09N164W TO 02N166W MOVING W 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 02N TO 10N BETWEEN 159W AND 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07N168W TO 02N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07N176W TO 02N179W.

.TROUGH FROM 07N179W TO 00N175E MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04N174E TO 00N170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04N168E TO 00N165E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N173W TO 24N160E NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM
THE WEST.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 20N E OF 175W...AND FROM 20N
TO 24N BETWEEN 155W AND 167W.
.24 AND 48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 25N170W 25N152W 16N140W 06N140W
11N170E 22N178W 25N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM 28N170E TO
26N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM 24N175W TO 15N174E TO
06N170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N168E TO
27N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06N TO 21N E OF 179E.

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

.ISOLATED TSTMS FROM 03N TO 08N W OF 167E.

.ITCZ FROM 04N140W TO 05N147W TO 03N159W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM N OF ITCZ. ISOLATED TSTMS S OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.