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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC THU DEC 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC DEC 25 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 26 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 27 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE 03F 15.1S 158.3W 1000 MB MOVING SSE 05 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 180 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 120 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM S SEMICIRCLE...
AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM N SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 09S159W TO 12S156W TO
15S158W TO 17S158W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM
OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...FORMER TROPICAL CYCLONE 03F...19S157W 998
MB. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT AND SEAS 12 TO 17 FT FROM 17S TO 21S BETWEEN
154W AND 158W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 14S TO 24S BETWEEN
152W AND 163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 23S153W 1000 MB. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT AND SEAS 12
TO 18 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 152W AND 156W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE
S OF 19S BETWEEN 150W AND 161W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 13S174W 1002 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 11S170W TO
10S166W TO 11S163W...AND FROM LOW TO 13S177E TO SECOND LOW 13S170E
1007 MB. TROUGH AND SECOND LOW NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT FROM 12S TO 17S BETWEEN 172W AND 176W. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW E SEMICIRCLE. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 06S TO 09S BETWEEN 162W AND 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 11S174W 1002 MB. TROUGH FROM 13S163W TO
11S169W TO LOW TO 12S169E. SECOND LOW DISSIPATED. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 12S TO 16S BETWEEN 172W AND 177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING T.C....12S173W 1002 MB.
TROUGH FROM 14S167W TO LOW TO 10S180E TO 07S171E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 08S TO 17S BETWEEN 170W AND 174W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S139W TO 20S143W TO 16S153W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE...AND 75 NM S AND
SW...OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S141W TO 22S148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED S OF FORECAST WATERS.

.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 17S BETWEEN 167W
AND 178W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S122W TO 12S140W TO 07S150W TO 03S165W TO 03S169E
NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.THE FOLLOWING SEAS ARE THOSE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH T.C. 03F AND ITS
REMNANT LOW AT 24 AND 48 HOURS.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 08S TO 22S BETWEEN 151W AND 170W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF LINE FROM 06S131W TO 09S140W TO 09S150W TO
03S154W....AND FROM 13S TO 21S BETWEEN 170W AND 177W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
S OF 23S BETWEEN 137W AND 141W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 14S TO 23S BETWEEN
151W AND 167W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 03S BETWEEN 150W AND 155W...N OF
01S BETWEEN 175E AND 175W...FROM 11S TO 16S BETWEEN 170W AND 176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 19S BETWEEN 150W
AND 180W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 10S TO 18S BETWEEN 170W AND 177W.

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

.ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 07S W
OF 177E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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