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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC TUE JAN 17 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 17 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 18 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 19 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N169E TO 25N164E TO 23N160E MOVING E 40 KT.
DEVELOPING FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 23N168E TO 19N160E. W WINDS 30 TO
40 KT N OF 27N W OF FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE
FROM 30N178E TO 25N171E TO 23N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONTS MERGED IN ONE FROM 30N171W TO 22N175E TO
15N160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N162W TO 26N177W TO
30N162E. NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 20N W OF 164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N163W TO 15N160E. NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 25N W OF 179W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N158W TO 22N174E. FRONT MOVING E 20 KT NEAR 30N...
NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 170E. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 29N BETWEEN
144W AND 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N140W TO 28N144W TO
28N154W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF AREA.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF A LINE FROM 18N150W TO 13N171W TO
08N171W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF A LINE FROM
22N157W TO 10N177E TO 07N178W...AND FROM 04N TO 10N W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 06N TO 18N E OF
167W...AND ELSEWHERE FROM 05N TO 18N W OF 177E.

.RIDGE FROM 27N140W TO 24N161W TO 18N169E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM THE W.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 21 FEET N OF A LINE FROM 30N162W TO 19N176W TO
16N177E TO 26N170E TO 24N160E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET ELSEWHERE N OF A
LINE FROM 07N140W TO 06N178E TO 12N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 19 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N152W TO
14N168W TO 13N173W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 26N173W TO 27N179W TO
21N165E TO 30N162E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM
06N140W TO 06N165W TO 03N177E TO 16N164E TO 15N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT N OF A LINE FROM 27N140W TO
19N151W TO 22N155W...AND N OF A LINE FROM 30N150W TO 25N172W TO
28N179E. SEAS 12 TO 13 FT FROM 08N TO 17N BETWEEN 154W AND 164W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 06N140W TO 02N176W TO
09N168E TO 05N160E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 06N BETWEEN 160E AND 169E.

.ITCZ FROM 05N140W TO 07N148W TO 06N157W TO 06N171W TO 02N177E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ W OF 176W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF ITCZ BETWEEN 158W AND 176W...AND
FROM 07N TO 09N E OF 160W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.