High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 021524
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC FRI DEC 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC DEC 02 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 03 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 04 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 26S171W 1008 MB MOVING ESE 15
KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 18S170E 10S160E MOVING E 10 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 06S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW WELL S OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH 25S167W
15S176W 05S174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S159W 10S180E 04S175E.

.LOW NEAR 07S169W 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 04178W
TO LOW TO 090S162W TO 17S155W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 220 NM NE OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING LOW NEAR 07S160W 1011 MB NEARLY
STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 13S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 04S163E 10S180E 13S170W 23S161W MOVING E 15 KT E OF 170W
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.

.RIDGE 25S138W 24S144W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.



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