High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 101200 CCA
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SAT DEC 10 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

SOUTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 120W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC DEC 10 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 11 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 12 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 07S164E 1006 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 17S178E TO 14S172E
TO 10S169E TO LOW TO 07S160E MOVING WSW SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 135 NM OF TROUGH...ELSEWHERE FROM 09S TO 13S W OF
164E...AND FROM 16S TO 19S BETWEEN 175W AND 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 07S162E 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM 20S174E TO
14S167E TO LOW TO 08S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S164E 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 15S168E TO LOW
TO 07S161E.

.FRONT FROM 25S164E TO 23S160E MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S172E TO 22S164E TO 20S160E. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S175W TO 21S170E TO 20S160E. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF FRONT W OF 172E.

.FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 19S128W TO 18S132W TO 20S141W TO 25S150W
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 165 NM N...AND
120 NM S...OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 21S128W 1013 MB. FRONT FROM 22S120W TO LOW
TO 18S138W TO 20S144W TO 25S149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S126W 1013 MB. FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM
24S120W TO LOW TO 18S136W TO 20S144W TO 25S147W.

.FRONT FROM 25S154W TO 18S166W TO 12S175W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 105 NM NE...AND 60
NM SW...OF FRONT...AND ELSEWHERE FROM 09S TO 11S BETWEEN 169W AND
177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S153W TO 18S165W TO 11S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 19S160W TO 14S178E THENCE
TROUGH TO 11S176E.

.TROUGH FROM 09S157W TO 11S150W TO 12S143W MOVING WSW 10 KT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM S AND SW OF TROUGH...AND
WITHIN 75 NM OF POINT 07S157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S162W TO 12S156W TO 14S139W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S170W TO 14S162W TO 14S150W.

.HIGH 20S153W 1013 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM 20S148W TO HIGH
TO 18S161W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 21S152W 1013 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S178E TO 22S171W TO 22S165W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 18S120W TO 16S128W TO 16S134W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST
AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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