High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED JAN 28 2015

CORRECTED FIRST PARAGRAPH IN SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JAN 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 16S175W 1002 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 21S171W TO LOW
TO 14S180E TO 15S175E TO 16S160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SEAS 8 TO 10
FT AND SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 510 NM N AND
E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
14S172W 1002 MB. TROUGH FROM 19S167W TO LOW TO 16S172E TO 18S160E.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 270 NM N QUADRANT OF
LOW. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM N
OF TROUGH AND LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
15S171W 998 MB. TROUGH FROM 22S168W LOW TO SECOND DEVELOPING LOW
1003 MB NEAR 12S173E TO 18S160E. WINDS 25 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 10 TO
12 FT WITHIN 300 NM N AND E QUADRANTS OF LOW NEAR 15S171W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM N OF TROUGH AND
LOWS.

.LOW 20S159W 1005 MB MOVING SW 10 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND
SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM NE QUADRANT OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 19S164W TO 22S160W.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH TROUGH DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH
ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 25S164E TO 21S168E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S166E TO 21S169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S167E TO 22S168E.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 25S144W TO 23S150W TO 24S159W MOVING NE SLOWLY NEAR
25S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
90 NM N OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S144W TO 22S150W TO 23S156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S146W TO 23S153W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S134W TO 21S138W MOVING SW SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED S OF AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S125W TO 24S132W MOVING SW 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S140W TO 19S150W TO 11S160W TO 00S175E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

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

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.








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