High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 241528
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SAT FEB 24 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 24 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 25 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 26 2018.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 07S169E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 25S169W TO
12S180E TO 07S173E TO LOW TO 08S160E MOVING WSW SLOWLY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 420 NM N AND NE OF LOW AND TROUGH E
OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 25S173W TO 21S176W TO
15S178E TO 10S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S176W TO 13S170E TO 10S160E.

.FRONT FROM 25S176E TO 20S165E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 25S172E TO 21S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 23S131W TO 21S144W MOVING ENE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S130W TO 22S136W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING TROUGH FROM 25S134W TO 21S137W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S156W TO 09S172W TO 03S176E TO 01S160E MOVING WSW
SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS...AND SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE FORECAST
AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE FROM 12S156W TO
20S146W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF POINTS 15S175E AND 21S179E.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.


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