High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 040510
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED MAR 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 04 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 05 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 06 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 10S178W 1005 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH 19S162W 12S170W TO
LOW TO 10S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
N OF TROUGH W OF 175E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM S OF
LOW AND TROUGH ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S177E 1005 MB. TROUGH 19S167W TO LOW TO
11S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 08S173E 1005 MB. TROUGH 25S164W TO LOW TO
09S160E.

.FRONT 25S150W 21S150W 21S160W 21S170W 25S176W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM NE OF FRONT E OF
160W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT W OF
160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S150W 22S160W 22S170W 25S175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S150W 23S160W 25S170W.

.RIDGE 25S135W 10S155W 02S178W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF A LINE 10S154W
04S170W 04S180E.

$$
.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.





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