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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.
North Pacific Equator to 30n between 140w and 160e
Synopsis valid 0600 UTC Jan 30 2015. 24 hour forecast valid 0600 UTC Jan 31 2015. 48 hour forecast valid 0600 UTC Feb 01 2015.
...Gale Warning... .Cold front from 30n165e to 21n160e moving E 20 kt. Winds 25 to 35 kt over forecast waters W of cold front N of 25n...and within 300 nm E of cold front N of 25n. Winds 20 to 30 kt elsewhere N of a line from 30n171e to 22n167e to 23n160e. Isolated moderate tstms within 360 nm E of cold front N of 24n. .24 hour forecast front from 30n173e to 26n169e to 20n160e. Winds 20 to 25 kt within 240 nm E of front N of 26n. .48 hour forecast new low 30n173e 1005 mb. Front from low to 27n174e to 18n163e. Winds 20 to 30 kt within 270 nm E of low and front N of 24n.
...Gale Warning... .Complex system with main front from 30n155w to 24n160w to 21n170w to 21n179e...moving E 25 kt E of 170w...and nearly stationary elsewhere. Second weakening front from 30n151w to 25n154w to 22n158w nearly stationary. Winds 25 to 35 kt N of a line from 30n144w to 26n148w to 26n157w to 30n162w. Winds 20 to 30 kt elsewhere N of a line from 30n140w to 23n148w to 24n160w to 30n174w. Isolated moderate tstms within 120 nm W of main front N of 28n. .24 hour forecast fronts merged. Front from 30n144w to 25n150w to 19n155w. Winds 20 to 30 kt within 180 nm E of front N of 26n...and N of a line from 30n149w to 28n156w to 30n162w. .48 hour forecast front from 30n143w to 20n156w. Winds 20 to 25 kt within 90 nm E of front N of 28n.
.Synopsis and forecast.
.low just W of forecast area near 04n159e 1006 mb moving W slowly. Trough from low to 04n160e to 04n166e moving W slowly. Scattered moderate tstms from 02n to 08n W of 175e. .24 hour forecast trough from 04n160e to 02n170e. .48 hour forecast trough from 02n160e to 01n168e.
.NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt from 06n to 20n between 170w and 167e... And from 07n to 15n E of 148w. .24 hour forecast NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt from 08n to 15n E of 152w. .48 hour forecast NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt from 07n to 16n E of 157w.
.48 hour forecast new cold front through 30n160e.
.ridge from 25n140w to 19n151w nearly stationary.
.Ridge from 30n179w to 22n171w moving E 10 kt.
.ridge from 30n175e to 21n167e moving E 10 kt.
.Otherwise...Winds 20 kt or less over remainder of forecast area.
.Seas 12 to 17 ft NW of a line from 30n168e to 27n164e to 26n160e. Seas 12 to 15 ft N of a line from 30n155w to 24n166w to 30n178w. Seas 8 to 12 ft elsewhere N of a line from 30n146w to 22n146w to 22n169w to 05n180e to 05n160e. Seas 8 to 10 ft N of 07n E of 146w. .24 hour forecast seas 12 to 16 ft N of a line from 30n146w to 26n167w to 30n174w. Seas 8 to 12 ft elsewhere N of a line from 30n141w to 18n160w to 12n178e to 19n160e. Seas 8 to 10 ft from 08n to 17n E of 153w. .48 hour forecast seas 8 to 12 ft N of a line from 11n180e to 18n160e. Seas 8 to 11 ft N of 08n E of 180e.
.Otherwise...Seas 8 ft or lower over remainder of forecast area.
.Isolated moderate tstms S of 03n between 167w and 176w.
.ITCZ from 07n140w to 09n152w to 02n167w. Isolated moderate tstms within 90 nm of ITCZ.
$$ .Forecaster Houston. Honolulu HI.