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FZPN40 PHFO 111141 CCA
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC SUN DEC 11 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 11 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 12 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 13 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 24N160E MOVING E 20 KT N OF 26N...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 35 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF
FRONT N OF 26N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 26N172E TO 27N167E TO
24N160E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT N OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N173W TO 26N178E. WINDS
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 25N161W 1013 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. FRONT FROM 30N152W TO LOW TO
22N166W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 24N TO 28N
BETWEEN 151W AND 161W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 30N150W 1013 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 24N158W TO
22N164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED N OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT FROM 30N144W
TO 22N153W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 151W AND 156W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 30N164E TO 28N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N180E TO 21N160E. NE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 240 NM N OF FRONT W OF 168E.

.TROUGH FROM 19N160W TO 15N163W TO 08N171W MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18N157W TO 11N160W TO 07N165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 18N154W TO 11N161W.

.TROUGH FROM 03N160E TO 01N169E MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH W OF 165E...AND FROM 05N TO 10N W OF
177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.RIDGE FROM 27N140W TO 21N158W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 30N178E TO 23N170E TO 21N160E MOVING ESE 10 KT.

.E WINDS 20 T0 25 KT FROM 09N TO 14N E OF 146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 25N BETWEEN 169E AND 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 28N W OF 164E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
N OF 28N BETWEEN 159W AND 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 13 FT N OF 29N W OF 168E. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE NW OF LINE FROM 30N175E TO 21N160E...AND N OF LINE FROM
29N147W TO 27N155W TO 27N165W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 07N140W TO 08N155W TO 10N162W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM N OF ITCZ.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.