High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 020515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC THU OCT 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 02 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 03 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 04 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S124W TO 22S127W TO 18S134W CONTINUING AS A
STATIONARY FRONT TO 15S148W. COLD MOVING E TO 15 KT. DISSIPATING
SECONDARY FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 19S140W TO 19S149W MOVING NE 15 KT.
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF COLD FRONT S OF 22S. SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 150 NM S OF SECONDARY FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 17S132W CONTINUING AS A
STATIONARY FRONT TO 16S145W. SECONDARY FRONT ABSORBED. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 18S130W TO 15S142W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM S OF FRONT E OF 130W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S165W TO 22S170W CONTINUING AS A STATIONARY FRONT
TO 17S177E TO 12S169E TO 09S161E. COLD FRONT MOVING E SLOWLY. SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM S OF STATIONARY FRONT W OF 177E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF STATIONARY FRONT
W OF 169E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25S164W TO 21S180E TO
11S163E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST STATIONARY FRONT 25S166W TO 18S174E TO 11S160E. SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM S OF FRONT W OF 174E.

.TROUGH FROM 07S176E TO 12S180E MOVING W 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S168E TO 14S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH STATIONARY FRONT IN SECOND
PARAGRAPH ABOVE.

.COLD FRONT AT 25S160E MOVING ENE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT MOVED S OF AREA.

.HIGH 25S173E 1017 MB MOVING E 20 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 24S166E...
AND FROM HIGH TO 24S172W.

.RIDGE 25S158W TO 22S167W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE 20S120W TO 16S131W MOVING E 10 KT.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S120W TO 19S140W TO 19S145W TO
25S156W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF A LINE FROM 20S120W TO 00S136W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 22S120W TO
15S135W TO 17S148W TO 25S149W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF A LINE FROM
25S167E TO 21S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 12S E OF 136W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
S OF 23S BETWEEN 180E AND 170E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 06S BETWEEN 173E AND 164E.

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.




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