High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 281140
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SUN DEC 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 14S171W 1004 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. TROUGH 18S163W THROUGH LOW TO
12S175W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT FROM 30 NM TO 70 NM OF
LOW E QUADRANT. SEAS GREATER THAN 12 FT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW E SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 480
NM NE OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 18S167W 1003 MB. TROUGH 21S162E THROUGH LOW TO
11S175W. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF LOW. SEAS GREATER THAN 12
FT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 20S161W 1001 MB. TROUGH 22S159W THROUGH LOW TO
10S180W. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF LOW. SEAS GREATER THAN 12
FT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 24S152W 1007 MB MOVING E 15 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 18S156W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 200 NM SW QUADRANT OF LOW. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 23S BETWEEN 143W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S147W 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 18S150W.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S142W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 18S148W.

.LOW 08S175E NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING. TROUGH 12S175E
THROUGH LOW TO 07S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 07S163E 1003 MB. TROUGH 11S175W THROUGH LOW TO
07S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S163E 1004 MB. TROUGH 10S180W THROUGH LOW TO
09S160E.

.RIDGE 25S130W 20S150W MOVING NE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 20S158W 25S163W MOVING NW 15 KT.

.RIDGE 10S160W 04S175W 00S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.EXCEPT AS NOTED IN GALE WARNING...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF LINE 25S145W
10S170W 25S165E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 10S E OF 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED IN GALE WARNING...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
S OF LINE 25S140W 12S165W 25S165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED IN GALE WARNING...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
S OF 15S BETWEEN 160W AND 170W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS N OF 06S W OF 166E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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