The High Seas Forecast for the Central North Pacific

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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC FRI JUL 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC JUL 25 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 26 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 27 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 12N140W TO 11N146W TO 07N157W NEARLY STATIONARY. NE TO
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12N TO 17N E OF 150W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 08N TO 13N E OF 149W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 11N150W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 11N140W TO
LOW TO 07N158W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM
12N TO 16N BETWEEN 144W AND 154W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...11N153W 1007 MB.
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 300 NM OF LOW N
QUADRANT.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 28N169E MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 27N171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 10N178W TO 07N172E TO 04N167E TO 02N162E MOVING WNW 10
KT. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 05N
TO 12N BETWEEN 165E AND 177W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12N178E TO 08N168E TO 06N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

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

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 10N TO 15N W OF 165E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF POINT 28N169W.

.ITCZ FROM 07N159W TO 05N165W TO 05N170W TO 07N175W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 03N TO 07N BETWEEN 158W AND 176W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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