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FZPS40 PHFO 222326
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC MON DEC 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 18S151W 1001 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 25S138W.
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 240 NM NE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM NE OF LOW AND TROUGH AND WITHIN 180 NM S
OF LOW AND TROUGH. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM
NE OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S144W 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 25S139W.
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 150 NM NE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE OF LOW AND TROUGH...AND S OF LOW AND
TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S139W 1008 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 180
NM NE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 14S161W 1003 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 15S156W TO
18S151W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE S OF LOW AND TROUGH. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 300 NM NE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14S159W 1000 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 15S152W
TO 21S144W. WINDS 25 TO 40 KT AND SEAS 12 TO 16 FT WITHIN 300 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE S OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 15S156W 998 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 18S154W TO
20S145W TO 25S139W. WINDS 25 TO 45 KT AND SEAS 12 TO 16 FT WITHIN
300 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE S OF LOW AND TROUGH W OF 151W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 13S177W 1005 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 13S170W
TO 14S159W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S176W 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 11S163W TO
14S159W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 12S174W 1003 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 12S167W
TO 11S162W TO 15S156W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LOW AND TROUGH.

.LOW 14S172E 1006 MB MOVING W 10 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 12S179E TO
13S177W. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM S OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14S169E 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 13S179W TO
13S176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14S166E 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 13S177E TO
12S174W.

.TROUGH FROM 05S168E TO 07S160E MOVING S SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM S OF TROUGH AND WITHIN 150 NM N OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S168E TO 07S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S166E TO 07S160E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S164E TO 14S165E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 360 NM E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S126W TO 16S137W TO 09S154W TO 01S171E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 23S135W TO 13S149W TO
09S162W TO 15S178W TO 23S174E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 05S E OF 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S133W
TO 17S1142W TO 06S157W TO 13S179W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 04S BETWEEN
137W AND 156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 11S148W
TO 07S159W TO 07S166W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S133W TO
18S144W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 06S BETWEEN 136W AND 151W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 02S BETWEEN 163E AND 167E.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.





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