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HIGH SEAS FORECAST...RETRANSMITTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC TUE JAN 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC JAN 16 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 17 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 18 2018.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 26N165E 1013 MB MOVING E 25 KT. WARM FRONT FROM 26N170E TO LOW
MOVING ENE 25 KT. COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 23N160E MOVING E 25 KT.
WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 270 NM NE QUADRANT OF LOW...AND WINDS 25
TO 35 KT WITHIN 300 NM W AND SW QUADRANTS OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE FROM 23N TO 28N BETWEEN 175E AND 165E...AND ELSEWHERE N
OF COLD FRONT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS NW OF A LINE FROM 30N177E TO
23N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 27N176E 1013 MB. FRONT FROM 26N175W TO
29N180E TO LOW TO 22N172E TO 19N160E. WINDS 25 TO 40 KT KT N OF
FRONT E OF LOW. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 180 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS
OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 20N170W TO
20N175W TO 23N180E TO 23N173E TO 19N160E.
.42 HOUR FORECAST LOW 29N176W 1008 MB. FRONT FROM 30N176W TO LOW TO
23N178E TO 18N170E. WINDS 35 TO 50 KT WITHIN 240 NM E AND SE
QUADRANTS OF LOW. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 570 NM E
QUADRANT OF LOW. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 20N165W TO 20N170W TO
24N173W TO 24N180E TO 22N173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED JUST N OF AREA NEAR 31N174W 1007 MB.
FRONT FROM LOW TO 30N174W TO 28N175W TO 23N179E TO 18N170E. WINDS
35 TO 45 KT WITHIN 390 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 690 NM E OF FRONT N OF 27N...AND WITHIN 120 NM W
OF FRONT N OF 29N. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
21N160W TO 21N163W TO 24N170W TO 24N179W TO 24N176E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N160W TO 25N174W TO 24N175E MOVING E 35 KT N OF
25N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN
540 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N...AND N OF FRONT E OF 168W. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT W OF 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N142W TO 27N158W TO 24N160W TO
23N170W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 210 NM N OF FRONT W OF 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 26N140W TO 23N154W TO 23N160W. WINDS
20 TO 30 KT N OF FRONT W OF 153W...AND WITHIN 240 NM N OF FRONT E
OF 153W.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 06N TO 20N BETWEEN 165W AND 165E.
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 16N E OF 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 06N TO 20N BETWEEN
160W AND 176W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 18N E OF
160W...AND FROM 07N TO 15N BETWEEN 180E AND 163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 08N TO 23N E OF
160W. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 20N BETWEEN 160W AND 180E...
AND FROM 22N TO 27N BETWEEN 172E AND 164E.

.HIGH 23N165W 1021 MB MOVING E 50 KT. RIDGE FROM 23N171W TO HIGH TO
25N150W TO 26N140W MOVING NNE SLOWLY...AND RAPIDLY ERODING FROM
THE W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 30N173W TO 28N169W MOVING ENE 30 KT.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N157W TO 27N170W TO 26N177E.
SEAS 12 TO 13 FT E OF A LINE FROM 30N147W TO 12N145W TO 07N140W...
AND FROM 24N TO 28N BETWEEN 170E AND 164E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE E OF 170W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 25N170W TO
25N177W TO 18N160E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 05N TO 17N BETWEEN 170W
AND 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N143W TO
24N158W TO 24N167W. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 178W AND
172E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF 175W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF A
LINE FROM 03N175W TO 06N173E TO 14N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 19 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N167W TO
25N180E TO 24N174E. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 23N140W TO
19N152W. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE N OF OF 06N E OF 164W. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 164W AND 170E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 08N
W OF 170E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05N TO 13N W OF 169E.

.ITCZ FROM 08N140W TO 05N162W TO TO 06N172E. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.