High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 282315
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SAT MAR 28 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAR 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 20S165W 1006 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. TROUGH FROM 25S156W TO LOW TO
10S174W TO 05S175W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180
NM E SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM NE OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S162W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S157W TO LOW
TO 14S170W TO 05S178W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S160W 1009 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S157W TO LOW TO
14S170W TO 06S178W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF
LOW.

.TROUGH FROM 25S131W TO 21S144W MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS S OF 21S BETWEEN 125W AND 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 22S120W TO 15S145W TO 09S160W TO 02S172W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 18S TO 22S BETWEEN 164W AND 168W. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 125W AND 138W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 156W AND 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 20S165W TO
20S150W TO 25S140W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 03S W OF 178W.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.





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