High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT JUL 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 04 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 05 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 06 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL 8.5S 162.0E 998 MB MOVING SE 04 KT.
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 120 NM SW SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 05S TO 17S
W OF 164E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 05S TO 13S W OF
166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION RAQUEL JUST W OF AREA NEAR
10.2S 159.9E. OVER FORECAST AREA WINDS 25 TO 30 KT FROM 11S TO 16S W
OF 162E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 11S TO 20S W OF 167E. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT S OF 11S W OF 164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION RAQUEL W OF AREA. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 12S TO 20S W OF 165E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 21S131W TO 19S136W TO 18S150W MOVING E 10 KT
S OF 20S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S120W TO 18S130W TO 17S150W. SE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 17S BETWEEN 163W AND
140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 17S130W TO 15S150W. SE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12S TO 21S BETWEEN 158W AND 138W.

.FRONT FROM 25S176E TO 19S168E MOVING E 20 KT. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S176E TO 19S177E. WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT S OF FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF FRONT AND S OF 20N W OF
177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S168W TO 20S178W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S
OF 18S BEWEEN 172E AND 175W.

.RIDGE FROM 22S160E TO 21S169E MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 21S176E TO 23S178W TO 25S175W MOVING E 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 16S139W TO 16S128W TO 20S140W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 10S TO 12S BETWEEN 180W AND 172W.

$$
.FORECASTER TANABE. HONOLULU HI.




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