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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC TUE FEB 09 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 09 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 10 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 11 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 11S167E 1003 MB MOVING SE NEAR 10 KT. TROUGH FROM
15S160E TO 13S162E TO LOW TO 12S177E TO 04S170W. NW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 250 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS OF CENTER.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS 200 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
NEAR 13S171E 1002 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN
120 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 07S167E TO 11S173E TO 14S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
16S172E 1001 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN
150 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 08S168E TO 13S175E TO 19S172E.

.FRONT 25S165W 23S169W 23S170W TO 22S174W TO 23S172E TO 20S160E.
PART OF FRONT E OF 180W MOVING E AND NE SLOWLY. REST OF FRONT
NEARLY STATIONARY. NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 200 NM NE AND E OF
FRONT E OF 170W. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM N AND E OF FRONT E
OF 180W...AND WITHIN 100 NM N OF REST OF FRONT. .24 HOUR FORECAST
FRONT 25S162W 23S166W 22S171W 23S175E 20S166E. NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT WITHIN 160 NM N AND E OF FRONT E OF 170W. .48 HOUR FORECAST
DISSIPATING FRONT 25S161W 22S170W 24S180W. NW WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 OR LESS.

.RELOCATED TROUGH 25S135W 21S138W MOVING SW SLOWLY. SCATTERED TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 25S150W TO 17S169W TO 16S180W 18S170E 15S163E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.RIDGE 02S160E TO 03S180W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS ELSEWHERE 8 TO 11 FT N OF 03S BETWEEN 163W AND 175E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 162W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 04S BETWEEN 170W AND 174E.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 158W AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 03S BETWEEN 155W AND 177E.

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

.SCATTERED AREAS OF MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 07S BETWEEN
170W AND 174E. SCATTERED...ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 10S W OF
170E.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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