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FZPN40 PHFO 260312
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC MON SEP 26 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 26 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 27 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 28 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW JUST E OF FORECAST AREA 12N139W 1011 MB MOVING W SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 12N140W 1009 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13N140W 1007 MB.

.FRONT 30N155W 28N161W 26N179W MOVING MOVING E SLOWLY E OF 160W
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF
FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT 30N154W 28N162W 27N174W. NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF FRONT E OF 166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH 30N155W 26N162W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH 20N161E 18N160E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
FROM 13N TO 16N W OF 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH 13N168W 06N174W MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 13N174W 06N180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 13N179E 05N172E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 30N173E TO 28N165E.

.E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 18N TO 25N W OF 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 18N TO 24N W OF 168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 19N TO 24N W OF 162E.

.RIDGE 30N144W 26N158W NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM THE W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 18N TO 24N W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 18N TO 24N W OF 167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS LOWERED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 07N TO 13N BETWEEN 165E
AND 176E.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 14N TO 20N BETWEEN 165E AND 172E.

.ITCZ 11N140W 10N150W 10N165W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
180 NM OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.