High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC FRI MAY 27 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAY 27 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 28 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 29 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 16S140W 1011 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. STATIONARY FRONT FROM
LOW TO 18S135W TO 16S125W TO 17S120W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 12S147W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 15S142W 1013 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO
16S135W TO 15S125W TO 17S120W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE.

.FRONT AT 25S160E MOVING E SLOWLY. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S W
OF 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S165E TO 22S160E. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
W OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S177E TO 20S164E. W WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH 03S155W TO 06S143W MOVING W SLOWLY AND DISSIPATING.
ISOLATED WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 02S172W TO 10S160W MOVING W SLOWLY. CLUSTER OF MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 280 NM NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 02S176W TO 10S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 05S173E TO 10S166W.

.TROUGH 09S170W TO 10S169W TO 15S157W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE. MERGING WITH TROUGH
LOCATED JUST ABOVE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEE TROUGH NOTED JUST ABOVE.

.TROUGH 03S161E TO 14S170E MOVING W SLOWLY AND DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 16S177W TO 24S178W NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 10S120W TO 19S149W. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 170W AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 23S160E TO
25S167E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 04S E OF 130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 180W AND 167E.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 10S E OF 127W.

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

.SCATTERED CLUSTERS OF MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 10S W OF
166E. AREAS OF SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 14S BETWEEN 180W AND 169E.


$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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