High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT OCT 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 25 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 26 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 27 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S136W TO 21S142W THENCE STATIONARY FRONT TO
16S151W TO 12S161W. COLD FRONT MOVING E 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S134W TO 21S140W TO 18S145W THENCE
DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 15S157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 22S133W TO 17S143W. N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S E OF 124W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S165W TO 22S172W THENCE TROUGH TO 17S180E TO
14S170E TO 10S160E. FRONT MOVING E 10 KT AND TROUGH NEARLY
STATIONARY. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM S OF TROUGH W OF 176E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH W OF 178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165W TO 18S172W THENCE TROUGH TO
13S176E TO 13S167E TO 10S160E. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT
OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 20S165W THENCE TROUGH TO
16S177E TO 13S165E TO 11S160E.

.TROUGH FROM 06S170E TO 11S177E MOVING S 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 45 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH TROUGH DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.RIDGE FROM 25S122W TO 20S133W TO 14S148W MOVING E 15 KT AND ERODING
FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S159W TO 18S170W MOVING E 10 KT.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT SE OF A LINE FROM 07S120W TO 25S137W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 45 NM OF POINT 07S165W.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.





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