The High Seas Forecast for the Central North Pacific

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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC MON DEC 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 05 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 06 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 07 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAK LOW 07N169W 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH 02N173E TO
03N177W TO LOW TO 18N154W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM S AND WITHIN 60 NM NW OF TROUGH AND LOW E OF
173W...AND S OF 06N BETWEEN 176W AND 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH 03N177W TO 11N169W TO
18N157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SPLIT TROUGHS 03N180W TO 06N175W TO 14N172W AND
15N164W TO 20N159W.

.FRONT 30N177E TO 28N174E TO 27N168E TO 28N162E MOVING E SLOWLY. NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF FRONT E OF 165E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 27N179W 1014 MB MOVING E
10 KT. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 29N BETWEEN 176W AND 174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 26N172W 1013 MB. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 28N BETWEEN 171W AND 178E.

.TROUGH 30N161W TO 26N160W TO 17N162W MOVING E SLOWLY. S WINDS 20 TO
30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 26N BETWEEN 148W AND 154W. N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 163W AND 168W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 151W N OF 23N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N157W TO 25N162W. WINDS DECREASED TO 20
KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 30N142W TO 24N151W.

.RIDGE 30N162E TO 29N160E MOVING SE 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF LINES 10N146W TO 21N157W TO 22N160W AND
16N160W TO 20N178W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N160E
30N178E 23N173E 14N170W 05N174E 10N169E 05N160E 30N160E. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT E OF 146W BETWEEN 10N AND 23N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINE 30N155W TO 24N163W TO
24N172W TO 19N176W TO 19N176E TO 26N168E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 21N
BETWEEN 148W AND 152W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT W OF LINE 07N160E TO 14N174E
TO 19N171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF LINE 30N157W TO 25N164W TO
28N176E.

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

.ITCZ 09N140W TO 10N143W TO 10N148W TO 11N151W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF ITCZ...AND FROM 12N TO 13N BETWEEN 147W AND
151W.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 08N W OF 162E...AND FROM 04N TO 08N
BETWEEN 162E AND 170E.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.


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