High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 251526
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED MAY 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAY 25 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 26 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 27 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING FRONT 17S120W 15S134W 16S145W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF FRONT W OF
137W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT LITTLE CHANGE.

.TROUGH 25S178E 20S172E MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S179W 21S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S175W 21S178E.

.FRONT 25S150W 20S150W THENCE TROUGH TO 12S161W MOVING E 15 KT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM NE OF TROUGH W OF 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH 25S150W 20S148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH LITTLE CHANGE.

.TROUGH 01S170E 05S174W 10S163W MOVING W 10 KT AND ERODING
FROM THE E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM N AND 120 NM
S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 02S174E 09S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 02S173E 09S180E.

.RIDGE 25S137W 24S122W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE 19S160E 20S175E 25S17W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF 23S E OF 137W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE
S OF LINE 25S153W 20S140W 21S120W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 24S W OF
168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF LINE 25S152W 15S136W
13S120W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 20S W OF 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF LINE 25S151W 15S135W
07S120W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN 172W AND 173E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS W OF 165E BETWEEN 12S AND 15S.


$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.



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