High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 272300
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC FRI MAR 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAR 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 29 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 17S170W 1007 MB MOVING SSE 10 KT. FRONT 25S164W TO 22S167W
THENCE TROUGH TO THE LOW TO 10S175W TO 06S176E TO 06S160E. FRONT
AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM NE...AND WITHIN 60 NM SW OF THE FRONT AND TROUGH S OF
16S...AND WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH N OF 16S E OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 20S168W 1006 MB. FRONT 25S157W TO 23S164W
THENCE TROUGH TO THE LOW TO 04S174E TO 00S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S165W 1007 MB. FRONT 25S149W TO 24S154W TO
24S160W THENCE TROUGH TO THE LOW TO 05S180E.

.TROUGH 25S133W TO 21S138W TO 19S148W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S131W TO 23S138W TO 23S146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE 22S120W TO 18S130W TO 16S135W TO 12S160W TO 00S179E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 02S W OF 164E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.






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