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FZPN40 PHFO 162230
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC WED JAN 16 2019

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JAN 16 2019.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 17 2019.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 18 2019.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N168W TO 22N180E TO 17N168E TO 16N160E MOVING E 40 KT
ALONG 30N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 168E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT N OF
28N BETWEEN 165W AND 177W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE
FROM 26N160W TO 24N176W TO 24N174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N154W TO 21N167W TO 18N180E TO
17N160E. S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 149W N OF 26N.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 28N142W TO 22N162W TO
20N173W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 24N FROM 173W
TO 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N142W TO 20N159W TO 18N180W TO
15N160E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 27N E
OF FRONT.

...GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT W OF FORECAST AREA. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT N OF 28N W OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N162E TO 29N160E. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT N OF 28N W OF 169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N166E TO 26N160E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS NW OF LINE FROM 30N173E TO 24N160E. MAINLY S
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 25N BETWEEN 175E AND 178W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 28N140W TO 27N149W TO 28N154W TO 30N160W MOVING SE 10 KT
E OF 144W...AND MOVING NE 35 KT W OF 156W. S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN FRONT AND 25N FROM 156W TO 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED N AND E OF FORECAST AREA. SEE WINDS
ASSOICATED WITH FIRST FRONT IN THE GALE WARNING SECTION ABOVE.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 27N167W 1021 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 22N140W TO 20N162W TO 19N175W MOVING ESE SLOWLY...AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM W.

.RIDGE FROM 30N165E TO 27N160E MOVING ESE 20 KT.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06N TO 12N E OF 162W...AND FROM 07N
TO 15N W OF 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 12N W OF
170E. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08N TO 13N E OF 150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 06N TO 14N E OF
154W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 18 TO 20 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 29N BETWEEN 142W AND
149W. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 26N E OF 155W. SEAS 12 TO 15
FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 172W AND 180W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF
LINE 28N172W TO 10N160E...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OF LESS N OF 25N W OF
165E. SEAS ALSO 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF 172W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF
LINE FROM 20N172W TO 14N170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 15 FT N OF 26N BETWEEN 150W AND 163W.
SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF 21N E OF 144W. SEAS MAINLY 7 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 143W AND 150W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF LINE FROM 26N140W TO 17N165W TO
16N170W. SEAS ALSO 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N176E TO 26N160E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE FROM 20N144W TO 13N155W TO 00N154W. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT FROM 15N TO 24N BETWEEN 170W AND 175E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM
06N TO 09N BETWEEN 166W AND 177W...AND S OF 10N W OF 164E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 04N150W TO 02N160W TO 04N175W TO 05N174E TO
02N167E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N
OF ITCZ...AND S OF 02N BETWEEN 167E AND 170E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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