High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC FRI SEP 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SEP 30 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC OCT 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC OCT 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT 25S170W TO 23S174W TO 21S178W MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 21S161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 21S155W TO 21S161W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT S OF 24S BETWEEN FRONT AND 140W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 22S167W MOVING E 10 KT. NUMEROUS STRONG
TSTMS S OF 20S BETWEEN 167W AND 149W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S148W TO 22S159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED IMMEDIATELY ABOVE.

.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 25S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S167E TO 19S160E.

.TROUGH FROM 08S177W TO 12S176W TO 16S174W. ASSOCIATED TSTMS INCLUDED
BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S176E TO 13S179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S171E TO 13S176E.

.HIGH NEAR 24S169E 1017 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 20S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH S OF FORECAST AREA. RIDGE FROM 25S171E TO 20S160E.
.36 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE  FLATTENED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S120W TO 20S142W TO 17S161W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 21S135W 19S153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 22S124W 19S146W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSMTS N OF 05S W OF 170E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 15S W OF 170W.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.



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