High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 231100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SUN NOV 23 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC NOV 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC NOV 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC NOV 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 2S120W TO 20S132W TO 21S148W NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT BETWEEN 126W AND
147W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 17S BETWEEN 139W AND
152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 21S141W 1013 MB. FRONT FROM 22S120W TO
20S132W...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH THROUGH LOW TO 21S151W. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S132W 1010 MB. TROUGH FROM 24S120W THROUGH
LOW TO 20S138W TO 19S150W. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 150 NM SE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS S OF 19S BETWEEN 127W AND 138W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 10S178W 1006 MB MOVING SSE SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 05S174E TO
08S180E THROUGH LOW TO 12S175W TO 11S171W MOVING S SLOWLY. NUMEROUS
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW...AND
WITHIN 75 NM OF A POINT 08S175W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY
STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM OF TROUGH E OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
13S177W 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 08S170E TO 09S180E TO LOW. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...17S173W 1001 MB.
TROUGH FROM 08S175E TO 10S180E TO LOW. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 240
NM N QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 150 NM NE QUADRANT...OF LOW.

.TROUGH FROM 16S160E TO 18S164E TO 16S171E NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 FT FROM TROUGH TO 20S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18S160E TO 11S178E. E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 FT OVER
FORECAST WATERS S OF 20S BETWEEN 176W AND 174E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S173W TO 20S176W TO 18S180E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. NEW TROUGH FROM 25S170W TO
17S172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S171W TO 20S172W.

.TROUGH FROM 06S163W TO 11S157W TO 10S148W MOVING SW SLOWLY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S160W TO 14S155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14S166W TO 21S160W.

.RIDGE FROM 18S120W TO 11S131W TO 07S147W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 10S163W TO 05S171W TO 01S177E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 136W AND 149W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 137W AND 149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 128W AND 142W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 12S TO 18S BETWEEN 170W AND 176W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 03S W IF 168E...AND FROM 15S TO 22S
BETWEEN 160W AND 172W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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