High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI MAY 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 27 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 28 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 29 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 18S120W TO 17S129W THENCE TROUGH TO 16S142W TO
12S149W. FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN
60 NM OF FRONT E OF 138W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 17S120W TO
17S135W TO 13S146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18S120W TO 16S126W TO 16S142W TO
13S148W.

.TROUGH FROM 03S165W TO 09S155W MOVING SW 10 KT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM SW OF TROUGH W OF 157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S169W TO 12S157W TO 13S150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02S175W TO 09S170W TO 11S159W TO
15S153W.

.TROUGH FROM 02S172E TO 06S176E TO 09S167W MOVING W 10 KT.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH W OF 174W...AND
FROM 08S TO 12S BETWEEN 174W AND 162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03S167E TO 09S172E TO 11S179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03S162E TO 10S168E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S178W TO 21S175E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. NEW TROUGH FROM 23S178W TO
17S177W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 25S153W TO 21S152W MOVING W 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S158W TO 21S156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S155W TO 21S153W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT NEAR 25S160E MOVING E 15 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S167E TO 21S160E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 19S160E MOVING E SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 09S120W TO 09S130W TO 25S152W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 22S175W TO 18S175E TO 21S172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 10S E OF 135W...AND S OF
17S E OF 146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S170E TO
23S163E TO 23S160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 04S E OF 130W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13S TO 17S BETWEEN 151W AND 160W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.


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