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FZPS40 PHFO 241115
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC MON NOV 24 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 NOV 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC NOV 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC NOV 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 23S140W 1016 MB MOVING ENE 15 KT. FRONTS FROM LOW TO 20S125W
TO 22S120W...AND FROM LOW TO 20S146W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150
NM S OF LOW AND FRONTS. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE...18S140W 21S136W 23S133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S133W 1009 MB. FRONTS FROM LOW TO 23S127W TO
24S120W AND FROM LOW TO 18S143W. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 250 NM S
QUADRANT OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS S
OF FRONTS AND LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S128W 1009 MB. FRONTS FROM LOW TO 25S121W
AND FROM LOW TO 16S133W TO 14S140W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 250 NM
SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. ALSO...WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT E OF
LOW AND 20S.


.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 10S178W 1004 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 15S172W
25S171W...AND FROM LOW TO 08S175E TO 00S169E...NEARLY STATIONARY.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 250 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF
TROUGHS N OF 16S. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 250 NM E OF TROUGH S OF 16S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S173W 1003 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 10S180W
TO 05S168E TO 04S160E...AND FROM LOW TO 22S171W TO 25S171W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 120 NM E OF TROUGH BETWEEN LOW AND
10S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 19S169W 1005 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 10S180W
08S170E TO 06S160E...AND FROM LOW TO 22S161W TO 14S140W. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 150 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH E OF LOW TO
160W.

.TROUGH FROM 14S166W TO 14S155W TO 19S145W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF
TROUGH W OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 17S167W TO 14S163W TO 13S160W TO 14S150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 200 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE...
13S167E TO 20S175E TO 25S180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE..16S170E TO 20S175E TO 25S179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE...20S176E TO 25S178W.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS ELSEWHERE...8 TO 12 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 130W
AND 144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS ELSEWHERE...8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE...
25S165W 20S171W 18S167W 25S152W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE...
25S133W 21S136W 19S132W 25S122W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.







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