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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SUN FEB 07 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 07 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 08 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 09 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 09S170E 1006 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 14S160E TO LOW
TO 09S180W TO 03S167W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM N OF TROUGH
BETWEEN 170E AND 165E. SCATTERED AREAS OF MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
ELSEWHERE N OF TROUGHS AND LOW W OF 175W. LASTLY...SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
09S170E 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 14S160E TO LOW TO 08S177W TO 05S170W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM NE AND E QUADRANTS OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
13S175E 1001 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S160E TO LOW TO 12S180W TO 08S175W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS OF LOW.

.COLD FRONT 25S172W TO 24S175W TO 23S180W TO 22S170E MOVING E 10 KT.
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT E OF 175W. ISOLATED
TSTMS WITHIN 80 NM N AND E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S167W TO 23S172W TO 21S180E.
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 200 NM E OF FRONT E OF 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S164W TO 22S167W TO 21S180E.
NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT E OF 170W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S132W TO 20S138W MOVING SW NEAR 10 KT.
WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING TROUGH FROM 25S138W TO 23S143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT VICINITY 25S160E.

.HIGH 19S172E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM 25S150W TO
19S168W TO 19S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 01S175W TO 02S175E TO 01S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 18S E OF 128W ...AND N OF 02S BETWEEN 150W
AND 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 7 TO 11 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 163W AND 172W.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 05S AND 12S FROM 180W TO 169E...AND
N OF 02S BETWEEN 160W AND 172E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 10S E OF 127W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT FROM 06S TO 15S FROM 179W TO 171E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 04S BETWEEN 168W AND 175E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF
22S FROM 158W TO 168W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 03S BETWEEN 140W AND 160W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 30 NM OF A POINT 10S170W.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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