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FZPS40 PHFO 310515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT JAN 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JAN 31 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 01 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 02 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 17.5S161.6E 993 MB MOVING SE 03 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE
FROM 11S TO 21S W OF 167E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 12S W OF
166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 19.2S162.3E 990 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE
W OF A LINE FROM 15S164E TO 20S169E TO 25S169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 21.4S162.7E 986 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 70 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 22S169E TO 20S167E TO 18S160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 12S176E 1003 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 25S164W TO
18S170W TO 12S178W TO LOW TO 17S168E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 360
NM E OF TROUGH E OF 169W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
360 NM N AND NE OF LOW AND TROUGH...AND FROM 02S TO 12S W OF 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S176E 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S158W TO
13S175W TO LOW TO 16S168E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF
TROUGH E OF 165W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF TROUGH
BETWEEN 165W AND 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14S175E 1002 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S156W TO
18S164W TO 13S179W TO LOW TO 16S167E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 240
NM E OF TROUGH E OF 160W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT W OF
A LINE FROM 03S163E TO 08S172E TO 12S172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT W OF
A LINE FROM 04S167E TO 10S178E TO 12S178E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S135W TO 19S151W TO 04S174W TO 01S171E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 22S176E TO 16S178W MOVING ESE 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 11S TO 20S W OF 166E. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT S OF A LINE FROM 12S170W TO 25S156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 14S W OF 168E...AND
S OF A LINE FROM 25S151W TO 16S163W TO 16S166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 14S165E
TO 25S170E...AND S OF A LINE FROM 25S151W TO 20S157W TO 20S163W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 10S BETWEEN 163W AND 166W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.




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