High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 221110
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC WED OCT 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC OCT 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC OCT 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC OCT 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 18S120W TO 21S127W TO 25S131W NEARLY STATIONARY. NE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 18S120W TO 19S130W TO
25S131W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT FROM 25S140W TO 20S144W TO 16S155W TO 12S167W. FRONT MOVING E
10 KT S OF 20S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 21S. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM NE AND E OF FRONT S OF 18S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S138W TO 20S145W TO 15S155W TO
12N166W. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S139W TO 20S145W TO 15S155W TO
12S168W.

.LOW 09S161E 1007 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO LOW
TO 16S174E TO 18S174W MOVING SW SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF LOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN
390 NM N AND NE...AND 90 NM S AND SW...OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 10S162E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 09S160E TO LOW
TO 17S170E TO 19S179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 19S176W 1010 MB. TROUGH
FROM 10S160E TO 16S170E TO LOW TO 25S170W.

.RIDGE FROM 20S132W TO 13S145W TO 11S158W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 13 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 148W AND 154W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 24S144W TO 22S148W TO 22S160W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT S OF LINE FROM 16S120W TO 17S128W TO 25S132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 138W AND 151W...
AND S OF 14S E OF 129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF LINE FROM 24S130W TO 20S132W
TO 24S138W...AND FROM 14S TO 18S E OF 124W.

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

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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