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FZPS40 PHFO 031715
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON AUG 03 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC AUG 03 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 04 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 05 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW NEAR 11S172E 1002 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 25 TO 40 KT
WITHIN 300 NM SE AND S QUADRANTS. WINDS 2O TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE
BETWEEN 10S AND 23S FROM 165E TO 180W. ALSO...SEE FRONT BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 11S172E 1005 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM
11S TO 23S BETWEEN 180W AND 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 13S171E 1006 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
14S BETWEEN 180W AND 170E. TROUGH EXTENDING FROM LOW TO 20S169E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S120W TO 20S135W TO 14S155W TO 11S172W TO 13S174E NEARLY
STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY FRONT...
14S154W...25S180W...AND 12S180W. ALSO...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
150W NM N OF FRONT E OF 130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S120W TO 18S140W TO 09S170W TO 13S173E.
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BOUNDED BY FRONT...12S159W...25S180W...
AND 11S180W. NW WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS N OF FRONT E OF
130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S122W TO 24S130W TO 20S140W TO
08S172W TO 15S172E. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BOUNDED BY FRONT
13S154W 25S175W 25S180W 10S180W.

.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 26S162E TO 21S155E MOVING NE AND E 15 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S169E TO 22S166E TO 18S160E.

.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 24S162W TO 23S167W.

.RIDGE 18S120W TO 16S135W TO 13S147W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE 25S169W TO 20S160W TO 19S150W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 19 FT BETWEEN 04S AND 21S FROM 180W TO 165E. SEAS 8 TO
13 FT ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE...04S180W 12S159W 17S158W 25S180W...AND
ALSO S OF A LINE...20S160W 20S130W 25S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT BETWEEN 08S AND 21S FROM 170W TO
167E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE 19S140W 18S130W 22S120W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE...25S167W 20S160W 19S140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 7 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE...25S170W 20S164W
25S140W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 12S BETWEEN 180W AND 168E...AND ALSO
S OF 19S E OF 140W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.A LARGE CLUSTER OF MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS BETWEEN 05S AND 10S
FROM 178W TO 174E. WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 05S FROM 155W TO 175W.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.














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