233  
FNUS70 PHFO 281055  
FWSHFO  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR KURE ATOLL DLNR...STATE OF HAWAII DLNR/DOFAW  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
1255 AM HST SAT JAN 28 2023  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0600 HST ON JANUARY 28.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM NORTH OF KURE ATOLL  
WILL SLOWLY MOVE SOUTHEAST OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THIS  
HIGH WILL THEN MOVE OVER OR JUST NORTH OF KURE ATOLL EARLY NEXT  
WEEK. DRY AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE FORECAST  
PERIOD. A LARGE LONG-PERIOD NORTHWEST SWELL WILL MOVE THROUGH  
TODAY AND SLOWLY DECLINE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A SMALLER NORTHWEST  
SWELL IS EXPECTED TUESDAY.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER......... PARTLY CLOUDY, BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT. SURFACE WINDS (KTS).  
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 15 KNOTS.  
WAVE HEIGHT.........12 FEET.  
SWELL HEIGHT........NORTHWEST SWELL (310 DEGREES) 11 FEET.  
SWELL PERIOD........16 SECONDS.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER......... PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
SURFACE WINDS (KTS).SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS.  
WAVE HEIGHT.........11 TO 10 FEET.  
SWELL HEIGHT........NORTHWEST SWELL (310 DEGREES) 10 TO 9 FEET.  
SWELL PERIOD........15 TO 16 SECONDS.  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
SURFACE WINDS (KTS).SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS OR LESS.  
WAVE HEIGHT.........8 FEET.  
SWELL HEIGHT........NORTHWEST SWELL (310 DEGREES) 7 FEET  
SWELL PERIOD........14 SECONDS.  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
 
   
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. 0 PERCENT CHANCE OF PCPN. EAST WINDS 10  
KNOTS. WAVE HEIGHT 5 TO 7 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL (310 DEGREES) 4  
TO 3 FEET 12 TO 15 SECONDS.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. 0 PERCENT CHANCE OF PCPN. EAST WINDS 10  
KNOTS. WAVE HEIGHT 6 TO 7 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL (310 DEGREES) 5  
TO 6 FEET 13 TO 14 SECONDS.   
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF PCPN. EAST WINDS  
10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVE HEIGHT 6 TO 7 FEET. NORTHWEST SWELL (310-330  
DEGREES) 2 TO 4 FEET 11 TO 14 SECONDS. SOUTH SWELL 1 FEET 18  
SECONDS.  
 

 
FORECASTER...ALMANZA  
REQUESTED BY...FIELD STATION SUPERVISOR  
TYPE OF REQUEST...MARINE  
.TAG 2301340.1/HFO  
.DELDT 01/28/23  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL DLNR.KURE.WORK@GMPCSMAIL.COM,KUREATOLL@GMAIL.COM  
 
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