The High Seas Forecast for the Central North Pacific

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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC TUE SEP 02 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 02 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 03 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 04 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW...POST-TROPICAL MARIE...JUST N OF FORECAST AREA 31N140W 1013 MB
MOVING SW SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POST-TROPICAL MARIE...30N141W 1014 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POST-TROPICAL MARIE...29N144W 1012 MB.

.FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 28N177E TO 28N169E. FRONT MOVING SE SLOWLY E
OF 177E...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N176W TO 26N172E TO 26N166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N170W TO 29N180E TO 27N171E.

.TROUGH FROM 13N180E TO 03N175E MOVING W 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13N171E TO 06N168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 30N151W TO 26N150W TO 22N140W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 30N152W TO 29N155W TO 27N165W TO 24N176W NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 147W AND
162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 03N TO 12N BETWEEN 170W
AND 177W...AND S OF 09N W OF 169E.

.ITCZ FROM 10N140W TO 08N157W TO 05N170W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF ITCZ W OF 150W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF ITCZ E OF 150W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.




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