The High Seas Forecast for the Central North Pacific

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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC MON JUL 06 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 06 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 07 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 08 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TYPHOON NANGKA W OF FORECAST AREA 12.2N 157.7E 963 MB MOVING WNW 11
KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT WITH GUSTS TO 100 KT. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 10N TO 20N W OF 162E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08N TO 16N W OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON NANGKA MOVED FAR W OF FORECAST AREA. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.SEE BULLETINS ISSUED UNDER WMO HEADER WTPN33 PGTW BY JTWC FOR MORE
INFORMATION ON TYPHOON NANGKA.

.LOW 13N142W 1008 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 13N140W TO LOW TO
11N145W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF
LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.LOW 10N148W 1008 MB MOVING NNE SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 11N145W TO LOW
TO 08N157W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM N AND NW QUADRANTS OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 11N148W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 13N140W TO
13N146W TO LOW TO 08N157W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13N TO 19N E OF
150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 12N148W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 12N145W TO LOW TO
12N158W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM NW QUADRANT OF LOW.

.LOW 08N168W 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 08N157W TO LOW
TO 09N180E NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM S OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 08N167W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 08N157W TO LOW
TO 09N180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 08N166W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 12N157W TO LOW
TO 06N180E.

.FRONT FROM 30N166W TO 24N174W TO 22N175E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 23N179W TO 22N172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 28N163W TO 23N167W MOVING WNW SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.36 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR 16N140W
1004 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...AND POSSIBLY HIGHER...FROM 13N TO 20N E
OF 144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR 17N142W
1003 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...AND POSSIBLY HIGHER...FROM 12N TO 21N E
OF 147W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N155W TO 26N162W MOVING N SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 14 FT FROM 08N TO 22N W OF 165E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 13N
TO 17N E OF 147W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 10N TO 18N W OF 162E...AND
FROM 12N TO 20N E OF 152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 10 TO 17 FT FROM 14N TO 19N E OF 144W. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 22N E OF 154W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 02N TO 06N E OF
155W.

.MONSOON TROUGH FROM 08N180E TO 09N170E TO 11N161E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF MONSOON TROUGH E OF 163E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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