High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 250322
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED MAY 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 25 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 26 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 27 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 22S120W TO 20S130W TO 20S137W MOVING E 35 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 18S120W TO 15S134W TO 15S147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 18S120W TO 15S144W.

.WEAKENING FRONT 18S120W TO 18S125W TO 15S136W TO 13S144W NEARLY
STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF
FRONT W OF 137W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT ABSORBED BY FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.FRONT THROUGH 25S168E MOVING E 25 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S178E TO 21S168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S179W TO 21S168E.

.TROUGH 25S155W TO 20S156W MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S150W TO 20S149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH LITTLE CHANGE.

.TROUGH 03S174W TO 10S165W TO 15S155W MOVING W 15 KT AND ERODING
FROM THE E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF
TROUGH W OF 160W...AND N OF 06S BETWEEN 175W AND 175E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM NE OF TROUGH E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 03S175E TO 09S164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 02S176E TO 09S180E.

.HIGH 26S164W 1017 MB JUST S OF FORECAST AREA MOVING SE 15 KT.
RIDGE 25S167W TO 22S180E TO 21S174E TO 22S163E MOVING SE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 15S120W TO 14S124W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 9 TO 13 FT S OF 21S E OF 142W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S
BETWEEN 142W AND 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 13 FT S OF 15S E OF 135W. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN 135W AND 148W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 22S W
OF 176E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 13 FT S OF 18S E OF 143W. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT FROM 10S TO 18S E OF 130W.

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

$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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