High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC MON MAR 02 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAR 02 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 03 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 04 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S160W 22S169W 25S177W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S152W 21S164W 25S176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S148W 21S163W 25S176W.

.TROUGH 24S152W 16S165W 10S178W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM NE OF TROUGH E OF 164W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH W OF 164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 24S152W 16S165W 10S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 20S166W 13S175W.

.TROUGH 10S174E 09S165E 10S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 540 NM N OF TROUGH AND
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 540 NM S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 08S174E 10S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 06S180E 10S160E.

.TROUGH 25S163E 18S160E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE 24S130W 12S150W 04S170W 01S171E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10S TO 17S E OF 136W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE
FORECAST AREA.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF A LINE
05S168W 10S154W 22S140W...AND WITHIN A 240 NM RADIUS OF 07S180W.

$$
.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.





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