High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC THU APR 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC APR 28 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 29 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 30 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 17S151W 1009 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
05S177W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW AND 240 NM N OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 19S146W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 04S174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 19S145W TO 06S180W.

.FRONT 25S135W TO 22S137W TO 18S147W MOVING E 10 KT. S TO SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 128W AND 135W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT W OF 142W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S130W TO 20S135W TO 18S145W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 24S120W TO 19S130W TO 19S140W.

.SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 15S W OF 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 18S AND 23S
BETWEEN 155W TO 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 19S120W TO 15S170W TO 20S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 20S120W TO
20S145W TO 13S170W TO 25S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S130W TO
15S170W TO 25S170E.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 00S TO 06S
BETWEEN 160W AND 175W. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF
11N174E...AND N OF 07S W OF 165E.

$$

.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.



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