High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI SEP 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SEP 30 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S174W TO 20S177E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 20S165W 17S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S147W TO 20S160W 17S170W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT S OF 24S BETWEEN 150W AND 150W.

.FRONT FROM 25S160W TO 22S170W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT ABOVE.

.FRONT JUST SW OF FORECAST AREA MOVING ENE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 25S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165E 23S160E.

.TROUGH FROM 07S175W TO 15S168W MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S180W TO 14S170W DISSIPATING.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 25S168E 1016 MB MOVING ESE 10 KT. RIDGE FROM 22S160E
THROUGH HIGH TO 23S179E MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S120W TO 23S140W TO 21S162W MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02S TO 06S W OF 174E.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.



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