High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 061116
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC FRI MAR 06 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAR 06 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 07 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 08 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW NEAR 09S172E 1001 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
08S179E TO 05S175W AND FROM LOW TO 09S165E TO 11S160E. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
04S160E TO 03W168E TO 06N178E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG ISOLATED
SEVERE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 12 BETWEEN 160E AND 175W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 00S TO 14S BETWEEN 160E AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 09S172E 999 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
10S178E TO 09S175W AND FROM LOW TO 08S165E TO 08S160E. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
04S160E TO 03W168E TO 06N178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 09S172E 994 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
12S177E TO 13S175W AND FROM LOW TO 07S165E TO 06S160E. WINDS 30 TO
40 KT WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 02S164E TO 07S177E.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 480 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH LINE. ALSO WINDS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 480 NM S AND SW OF TROUGH LINE.
SEAS 8 TO 15 FT WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM
04S160E TO 03W168E TO 06N178E. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 24S157W THENCE A TROUGH TO 21S165W
TO 15S170W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF FRONT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STORM TSTMS WITHIN 480 NM NE OF TROUGH.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM W AND SW OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH FROM
25S152W TO 21S161W TO 15S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S145W TO 22S155W TO 18S161W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S131W TO 20S145W TO 13S157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S120W TO 22S136W TO 17S151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S120W TO 22S136W TO 17S151W TO
09S164W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS INCREASING TO GREATER THAN 20 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 03S TO 09S BETWEEN 130W AND
120W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 14S TO 25S BETWEEN 132W AND
120W.

$$
.FORECASTER ABEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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