High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 280505
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI AUG 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 25S154W TO 20S155W TO 15S160W TO 12S165W NEARLY
STATIONARY. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN TROUGH AND 147W S OF
18S. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 21S BETWEEN 148W AND 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH TRANSITIONED TO FRONT FROM 25S153W TO
20S157W TO 13S163W TO 10S170W. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN
FRONT AND 147W S OF 20S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S146W TO 20S154W TO 11S164W TO
09S171W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 140W S OF 19S.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 16S120W TO 14S131W TO 14S142W MOVING N SLOWLY
E OF 129W...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 15S120W TO 14S129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.LOW W OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 02S158E 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 08S W
OF 170E...AND FROM 02S TO 08S BETWEEN 170E AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 02S160E TO 01S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07S TO 15S W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07S TO 18S W OF
176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13S TO 18S BETWEEN
169E AND 177W...AND FROM 16S TO 20S E OF 133W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S135W TO 22S130W TO 20S121W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S143W TO 20S147W TO 14S155W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 05S TO 11S W OF 172E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 15S
E OF 128W...AND S OF 23S BETWEEN 149W AND 153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 10S BETWEEN 169E AND 179W...
AND S OF 21S BETWEEN 163W AND 179W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 05S TO 10S
BETWEEN 162E AND 173E...S OF 23S BETWEEN 149W AND 153W...AND FROM
10S TO 15S BETWEEN 132W AND 138W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF LINE FROM 24S142W TO 21S145W
TO 21S158W TO 17S164W TO 17S172W TO 23S180W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM
13S TO 23S E OF 135W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 11S TO 20S BETWEEN 171E
AND 179W.

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

.SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 04S
BETWEEN 163W AND 176W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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