High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 281520
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC TUE FEB 28 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC FEB 28 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 01 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 02 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 04S137W TO 05S130W TO 05S120W MOVING WSW SLOWLY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 07S E OF 139W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S153W TO 12S131W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 09S178W TO 15S170W TO 18S160W MOVING WSW 10 KT.
ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM
OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S179E TO 15S166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S168E TO 14S174E.

.TROUGH FROM 03S162E TO 11S173E MOVING WSW 10 KT. SCATTERED TO
LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 105 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S160E TO 12S163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 19S164E TO 12S160E MOVING E 10 KT.

.E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 18S W OF 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S W OF 179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 166E AND 178E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 171E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 165E AND 178E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 17S TO 22S W OF 176W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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