High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 281115
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SAT MAR 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAR 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 19S168W 1005 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. TROUGH FROM 04S160E TO 04S163E
TO 05S173E TO 10S176W TO LOW TO 22S165W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITHIN 150 NM NE QUADRANT OF LOW.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 18S TO 22S BETWEEN 158W AND
171W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF TROUGH AND LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S164W 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM 01S161E TO
06S165E TO 06S176W TO LOW TO 23S161W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS
8 TO 10 KT WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S160W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 02S177W TO
08S174W TO 20S164W TO LOW TO 23S156W. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS
8 TO 12 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 158W AND 167W.

.FRONT FROM 25S161W TO 22S165W MOVING E 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS S OF 22S BETWEEN 152W AND 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S153W TO 23S161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S147W TO 24S150W TO 23S156W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S133W TO 23S135W TO 21S141W TO 20S147W MOVING
S SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 120W...AND
ELSEWHERE FROM 17S TO 20S BETWEEN 133W AND 150W...AND S OF 22S
BETWEEN 141W AND 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S135W TO 24S137W TO 25S145W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 01S180W TO 12S159W TO 16S148W TO 18S135W TO 23S120W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF
FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05S TO 09S BETWEEN 139W AND 149W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.




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