High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 240500
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED SEP 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S148W TO 21S152W TO 18S157W THENCE A DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO 14S167W TO 12S179W. COLD FRONT MOVING E 20 KT S
OF 21S AND NE 10 KT N OF 21S. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 21S WITHIN 360
NM EITHER SIDE OF COLD FRONT.  ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM
N OF STATIONARY FRONT W OF 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S141W TO 21S150W TO 15S157W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S138W TO 19S148W TO 15S157W.

.TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO 07S169E TO 12S179W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
BETWEEN TROUGH AND 15S. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180
NM OF TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240
NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S160E TO 10S169E TO 12S179W. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN TROUGH AND 15S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S160E TO 14S169E TO 16S179W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 25S123W 16S148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 19S143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 22S134W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 20 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S155W TO 20S167W TO 22S177W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S146W TO 18S164W TO
19S166E. ALSO SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 07S TO 18S BETWEEN 160E AND 178E
AND FROM 05S TO 20S E OF 128W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 20 FT SW OF A LINE FROM 25S147W TO
20S155W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S145W TO
12S162W TO 14S171W TO 15S168E. ALSO SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 05S TO 20S
E OF 128W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 20 FT SW OF A LINE FROM 25S141W TO
19S151W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S140W TO
10S157W TO 20S176W. ALSO SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 05S TO 20S E OF 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S129W TO
18S137W TO 17S152W TO 20S174W. ALSO SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM FROM 13S TO
18S BETWEEN 168W AND 148W AND FROM 07S TO 17S E OF 128W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.


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.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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