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FZPS40 PHFO 270515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI FEB 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 24S175W 1007 MB NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING. TROUGH FROM
18S171E TO LOW TO 24S171W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM N OF LOW AND TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 25S174W TO 20S180W TO
17S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 23S180W TO 17S170E.

.LOW 19S160E 1003 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 25S161E
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW AND
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 20S162E 1005 MB. TROUGH FROM 19S160E TO LOW TO
25S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S161E 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 20S160E TO LOW TO
25S165E.

.TROUGH FROM 23S137W TO 12S150W TO 09S160W TO 07S170W MOVING SW 10
KT. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 18S BETWEEN 132W AND
142W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N AND 120 NM S
OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S148W TO 13S165W TO 10S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S153W TO 12S165W TO 10S170W.

.HIGH 06S178E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 01S160E
AND FROM HIGH TO 06S172E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S160W TO 23S166W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 03S120W TO 15S130W TO 20S148W TO
25S152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 03S E OF 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 23S E OF 138W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 07S TO 15S W OF
170E.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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