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FZPS40 PHFO 010515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN FEB 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

SOUTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 120W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 20.2S162.2E 977 MB MOVING SSE 05 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 75 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 60 NM W
SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS S OF 15S W OF 168E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF CENTER. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM
16S TO 23S W OF 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 22.3S162.2E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 75 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 20S W OF 166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 23.2S160.7E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 75 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 23S W OF 165E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 14S176W 1003 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 17S168W TO LOW
TO 13S177E TO 16S170E. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SEAS 8 TO 9 FT...AND
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF A LINE FROM
03S160E TO 06S170E TO 09S180E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 360 NM N AND E OF TROUGH E OF 170E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 15S176W 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 19S169W TO LOW TO
12S180E TO 14S170E. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN
210 NM OF A LINE FROM 05S160E TO 08S170E TO 11S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S177W 1007 MB. NEW LOW DEVELOPING NEAR
14S177E 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 20S170W TO LOW NEAR 17S177W TO LOW NEAR
14S177E TO 17S167E. NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN
180 NM OF A LINE FROM 04S160E TO 08S170E TO 12S179W.

.FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 21S164W TO 21S174W MOVING E 10 KT W OF 164W
AND NEARLY STATIONARY TO THE W. NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 330 NM E OF FRONT E OF 164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S153W TO 22S158W TO 20S165W TO
19S168W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT E OF 158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S152W TO 22S157W TO 20S164W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 25S139W TO 17S155W TO 08S170W TO 00S169E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S151W TO 18S163W TO 25S164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S147W TO
22S156W TO 25S157W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF A LINE FROM 12S120W TO
20S131W TO 25S123W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10S TO 20S E OF 131W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.




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