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FZPN40 PHFO 261052
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC WED JAN 26 2022

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 26 2022.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 27 2022.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 28 2022.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 25N172E TO 21N165E TO 21N160E MOVING E
40 KT ALONG 30N. S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN FRONT
AND 175W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 30N170W TO
25N172W TO 22N170E TO 28N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N169W TO 25N172W TO 23N179E TO
19N164E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT N OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 26N164W
TO 25N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N161W TO 25N165W TO 24N177W TO
21N172E. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 30N149W TO 25N155W TO 24N161W TO 23N166W MOVING E
10 KT N OF 25N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 30N142W TO 27N146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 30N178W TO 26N178E TO 22N172E NEARLY STATIONARY. SEE
WINDS WITH FRONT DESCRIBED IN GALE WARNING ABOVE. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH ABSORBED BY FRONT DESCRIBED IN GALE WARNING
ABOVE. SEE WINDS WITH FRONT DESCRIBED IN GALE WARNING ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 27N140W TO 26N142W MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT W OF AREA. SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT NW OF A
LINE FROM 30N164E TO 28N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N168E TO 24N160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
NW OF A LINE FROM 30N172E TO 22N160E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N161W TO 27N154W MOVING E 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 30N166W TO 22N175W TO 18N173E MOVING E 20 KT AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM THE SW.

.NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05N TO 17N BETWEEN 160W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 18N BETWEEN
150W AND 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 14 FT N OF 27N W OF 170E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A
LINE FROM 30N154W TO 25N161W TO 21S172W TO 25N177W TO 25N160E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM IN AREA BOUNDED BY 20N170W 15N151W 07N156W
03N169W 06N172E 10N172E 20N177W 20N170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N164W TO
20N164E TO 28N160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N147W TO
24N154W TO 24N161W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 03N TO 11N BETWEEN 164W
AND 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE 30N164W TO 17N172E
TO 26N160E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 07N BETWEEN 173E AND 169E.

.ITCZ FROM 06N140W TO 08N145W TO 03N162W TO 03N174E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF ITCZ W OF 175W.

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.FORECASTER AHUE. HONOLULU HI.