The High Seas Forecast for the Central North Pacific

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SAT APR 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC APR 30 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 30N167W TO 27N177E TO 28N170E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT E OF
175W AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N160W TO 27N175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N150W TO 27N170W.

.FRONT JUST W OF FORECAST AREA MOVING E 15 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 28N W OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N162E TO 28N160R. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 30N164E TO 28N160E.

.RIDGE 30N148W TO 27N164W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 30N170E TO 25N160E MOVING E SLOWLY.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14N TO 22N E OF 150W AND FROM 08N
TO 16N BETWEEN 168E AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 18S E OF
178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 18N W OF
170W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 08N TO 21N E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12N TO 18N BETWEEN 170E AND
1890E AND N OF 28N BETWEEN 158W AND 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 28N W OF 168E. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT FROM 10N TO 18N BETWEEN 165E AND 178E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 04N TO 08N BETWEEN 165E
AND 172E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 03N BETWEEN 174E AND 178W
AND WITHIN 90 NM OF A LINE 07N140W TO 04N154W.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.


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