High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT APR 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC APR 30 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 09S174W 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 04S174E TO
LOW TO 15S160W TO 19S140W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 08S175W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 03S176E TO LOW
TO 16S160W TO 19S140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 08S176W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 04S175E TO LOW
TO 14S160W TO 20S140W.

.FRONT 25S129W TO 19S140W MOVING E 20 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
23S BETWEEN E OF 127W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF
FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S120W TO 21S130W TO 18S145W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 21S120W TO 20S140W.

.RIDGE 22S120W TO 12S140W TO 04S157W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 15S TO 22S BETWEEN 158W AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LINE 22S168E TO
18S180E TO 16S168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LINE 20S170E TO
15S175W TO 15S162W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF LINE 20S180W TO 15S170W TO 15S155W TO
20S150W TO 20S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 17S BETWEEN 175E AND 167W
AND S OF 23S BETWEEN 128W AND 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF LINE 18S170E TO 18S178W TO
14S175W TO 14S165W TO 20S152W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF LINE 10S165W TO 04S175W TO 00S174E
AND WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE 09S179W TO 09S168E.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.



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