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FZPN40 PHFO 160325
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC FRI NOV 16 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 NOV 16 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 17 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 18 2018.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 04N166E 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 07N170E TO 12N172E. LOW AND
TROUGH MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS S OF 06N W OF 170E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 04N161E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 11N165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH FROM 04N160E
TO 01N161E.

.FRONT FROM 30N164E TO 29N160E MOVING ESE 15 KT. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS NW OF LINE FROM 30N168E TO 24N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N169E TO 28N160E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT N OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 29N160E. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT N OF FRONT.

.FRONT FROM 30N153W TO 25N166W TO 24N174W TO 25N179E MOVING E 20 KT
E OF 159W...AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 167W. TROUGH FROM 30N152W TO
26N156W TO 23N157W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF
26N BETWEEN 150W AND 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH TROUGH. RESULTANT FRONT FROM
30N144W TO 25N150W TO 22N163W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150
NM N OF FRONT W OF 157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 26N140W TO 20N151W. ASSOCIATED
WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEE MORE WINDS DESCRIBED BELOW.

.TROUGH FROM 23N147W TO 18N149W MOVING W SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 24N147W TO 20N149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED IMMEDIATELY
ABOVE.

.NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07N TO 10N E OF 161W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN 171E AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 18N BETWEEN 171E
AND 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 22N BETWEEN 158W
AND 179W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N143W TO 26N151W MOVING E 10 KT...AND GRADUALLY
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N179E TO 22N160E MOVING E 15 KT...AND GRADUALLY
ERODING FROM THE W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N153W TO 18N173W TO 18N180W. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT FROM 07N TO 13N BETWEEN 156W AND 169W...FROM 12N TO 18N
BETWEEN 170E AND 180E...AND E OF LINE FROM 24N145W TO 08N154W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BOUNDED BY 30N142W TO 07N172W TO
07N176W TO 13N175E TO 17N166E TO 25N174W TO 30N164W TO 30N142W. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT N OF 28N W OF 168E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 08N TO 12N E OF
150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 28N W OF 176E. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT BOUNDED BY 26N140W TO 30N140W TO 30N153W TO 16N175E TO 06N178E TO
11N158W TO 20N154W TO 26N140W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 05N155W TO 06N162W TO 08N179W TO 10N176E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN 147W AND
166W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 04N TO 13N
BETWEEN 175E AND 178W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120
NM N...AND 75 NM S...OF ITCZ.

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.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.