High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SUN FEB 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

SOUTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 120W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC FEB 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC FEB 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 20.4S162.1E 965 MB MOVING SSW 02 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER...AND
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 75 NM NE QUADRANT...AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN
60 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT...AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE
OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 15S W OF 168E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE
FROM 17S TO 24S W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 22.8S161.9E 987 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER...AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 75 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT...AND SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 20S W OF 166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 24.5S160.9E 996 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER...AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT...AND SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 21S W OF 167E.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA...SEE THE LATEST
ADVISORY ISSUED BY RSMC NADI UNDER WMO HEADER WTPS11 NFFN.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 15S176W 1004 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 19S169W TO LOW TO
12S180E TO 18S170E NEARLY STATIONARY. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 180 NM N OF LOW AND TROUGH BETWEEN 174W AND 176E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 570 NM N OF LOW AND TROUGH. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM S OF LOW AND TROUGH E OF 176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 16S176W 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM 19S170W TO LOW TO
13S179W TO 14S176E TO 19S169E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150
NM OF A LINE FROM 10S180E TO 06S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 15S179E 1002 MB. TROUGH
FROM 20S171W TO LOW TO 12S174E TO 15S165E. WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN
180 NM NE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM OF A LINE FROM 16S174W TO 08S174E TO 04S160E.

.FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 23S160W TO 20S165W TO 19S169W. FRONT MOVING E
10 KT S OF 23S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. N TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT S OF 20S. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 390 NM N AND NE OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S153W TO 21S157W TO 19S168W. N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S151W TO 21S156W TO 19S165W. N TO NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.

.RIDGE FROM 25S130W TO 12S160W TO 01S176E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S178W TO 17S179E MOVING SW SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S150W TO 19S161W. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT FROM 02S TO 07S W OF 167E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S E OF 127W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 14S TO 20S W OF 164E. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT WITHIN 180 NM OF A LINE FROM 10S176E TO 05S160E. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT FROM 11S TO 23S E OF 129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 150 NM OF A LINE FROM
17S174W TO 02S161E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 17S TO 21S W OF 163E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 12S W OF 170E...AND
ELSEWHERE N OF 08S BETWEEN 180E AND 170E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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