High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 050335
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON DEC 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 05 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 06 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 07 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S153W TO 23S160W TO 20S170W TO 20S178E MOVING E 15 KT E
OF 160W AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT W OF 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S143W TO 23S155W TO 21S166W TO 23S175W
TO 19S179E. NEW LOW DEVELOPING ALONG FRONT NEAR 23S175W 1008 MB.
E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT OVER FORECAST
WATERS S OF FRONT W OF 166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 26S168W.
FRONT 25S138W TO 22S155W TO LOW TO 20S175W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT E OF
155W.

.TROUGH 15S179W TO WEAK LOW 07S177E 1006 MB TO 03S169E MOVING SW
SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N OF
TROUGH TO THE N OF THE LOW AND WITHIN 180 NM W OF TROUGH TO THE S
OF THE LOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 17S178W TO 10S175E TO 03S167E. LOW
DISSIPATED.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 16S179W TO 10S175E TO 04S164E.

.TROUGH 20S160W TO 13S168W TO 05S172W MOVING WSW SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E AND 90 NM W OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGING WITH FRONT AND TROUGH DESCRIBED
IN PARAGRAPHS ABOVE.

.TROUGH 09S160E TO 10S163E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 25S128W TO 23S140W TO 20S158W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 09S TO 13S BETWEEN 132W AND 143W.

$$

.FORECASTER WROE. HONOLULU HI.


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