High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 221525
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED MAR 22 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAR 22 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 23 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 24 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 12S160E TO 13S170E TO 18S177E MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 13S TO 18S BETWEEN 171E AND 178E...AND
FROM 08S TO 14S W OF 169E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 14S TO 16S W
OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14S160E TO 16S170E TO 19S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 17S160E TO 19S168E TO 21S171E.

.TROUGH FROM 06S171W TO 10S168W TO 15S167W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED
TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 05S TO 14S
BETWEEN 167W AND 172W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 13S
BETWEEN 158W AND 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 06S176E TO 13S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 08S167E TO 12S174E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S160W TO 20S166W MOVING SW 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 158W S OF 21S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 25S173W TO 17S178W MOVING SE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH FROM 02S120W TO 02S129W MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 01S TO 04S E OF 131W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05S TO 11S BETWEEN 126W AND 131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S120W TO 03S129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S120W TO 05S132W.

.HIGH 13S177W 1014 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM 16S173W TO HIGH
TO 07S170E TO 05S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S171E TO 21S178E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 14S TO 24S E OF 130W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED TO LOCALLY NUMEROUS MODERATE TSTMS FROM 09S TO 17S
BETWEEN 134W AND 140W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 17S TO 20S
BETWEEN 134W AND 138W...AND FROM 05S TO 10S BETWEEN 151W AND 158W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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