High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 260500
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED NOV 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 NOV 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW NEAR 19S135W 1008 MB MOVING SE 30 KT. WARM FRONT FROM LOW TO
23S129W TO 25S121W MOVING S SLOWLY. STATIONARY FRONT FROM LOW TO
19S142W TO 19S151W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 15S137W TO 12S147W. WINDS 30
TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF WARM FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF STATIONARY FRONT. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS S OF 16S E OF 131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 25S124W 1008 MB. WARM FRONT MOVED SE OF
FORECAST AREA. STATIONARY FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
19S131W TO 15S140W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 21S E OF 135W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED S OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH FROM
25S120W TO 19S131W TO 15S140W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT
OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 20S160W 1007 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW S SEMICIRCLE. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 18S BETWEEN 165W AND 151W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 21S156W 1007 MB. DEVELOPING TROUGHS FROM
LOW TO 29S151W AND FROM LOW TO 20S163W TO 17S166W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 20S162W 1007 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
21S156W AND FROM LOW TO 17S166W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10
FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH.

.LOW NEAR 16S173W 1006 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
13S178W TO 12S179E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW NE
SEMICIRCLE. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 09S TO 19S
BETWEEN 179E AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 18S173W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
12S178W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 16S170W TO 12S176W.

.LOW NEAR 06S167E 1006 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
10S174E AND FROM LOW TO 06S160E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 300 NM N OF TROUGH LINE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE
FROM 00S TO 15S BETWEEN 160E AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 08S168E 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
10S174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 09S168E TO 12S174E.

.RIDGE FROM 12S152W TO 05S175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 09S165W TO 05S175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 17S123W TO 10S136W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 17S120W TO 09S138W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 13S120W TO 09S133W TO 07S144W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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