High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 220515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON SEP 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SEP 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 25S168W TO 20S177W TO 16S166E MOVING E 20 KT. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 162W AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 20S166W TO 16S175W. WINDS
20 TO 35 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 162W AND 180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S148W TO 20S155W TO 13S175W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 142W AND 155W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S160W TO 18S170W TO 13S180W MOVING E SLOWLY S OF 20S
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SEE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH GALE
WARNING ABOVE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH GALE FRONT ABOVE.

.FRONT FROM 25S142W TO 20S152W TO 14S160W NEARLY STATIONARY AND
DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S124W TO 22S135W TO 18S152W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S152W TO 19S164W MOVING SE 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S164W TO 21N178W MOVING NE 20 KT.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 22S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 18S W OF 170E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 12S160E TO 18S172E TO 25S170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 165W AND 178E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 10S160E TO 10S175E TO
20S170W TO 25S160W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 04S TO 15S E OF 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT S OF A LINE FROM 22S178E TO
20S172W TO 20S160W TO 25S152W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A
LINE FROM 10S160E TO 10S178E TO 18S160W TO 25S148W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
FROM 05S TO 20S E OF 130W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 09S W OF 167E.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.





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