Definitions for "Pacific High"
center of action centered off the coast of Baja, California at about 30 N and 140 W in winter. It moves northwestward to about 40 N and 150 W and intensifies in the summer and effectively fills in the Aleutian Low. See Angell and Korshover (1974).
A high-pressure system in the Eastern Pacific that provides reasonably reliable winds between the West Coast of the U.S. and Hawaii.
A semipermanent anticyclone located in the Eastern North Pacific.
Keywords:  hawaiian, islands, ocean, central, near
High pressure system that develops over the central Pacific Ocean near the Hawaiian Islands. Also called the Hawaiian High.