High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI APR 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC APR 25 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 26 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 27 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S159W TO 20S162W TO 17S168W MOVING E 15 KT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 15S TO 20S BETWEEN 151W AND 160W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S151W TO 22S153W TO 18S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S146W TO 22S149W TO 19S154W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S121W TO 20S126W MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED TSTMS E OF
TROUGH S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 06S160E TO 09S164E MOVING SW 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS N OF 14S W OF 165E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06S TO 14S
BETWEEN 165E AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 16S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S160E TO 17S169E TO 15S178W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW TROUGH FROM 08S171E TO 12S169E TO 16S172E
MOVING S 10 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH TROUGH DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 16S TO 19S W OF 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM 00S126W TO 04S127W TO 15S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ITCZ FROM 02S137W TO 00S148W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM
OF ITCZ.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 11S TO 17S BETWEEN 170E AND 169W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.





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