High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 291538
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC THU SEP 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 29 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 30 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC OCT 01 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S179W TO 21S175W MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S168W TO 22S176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S152W TO 19S163W.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25S158W TO 23S171W. ISOLATED MODERTE
TSTMS S OF 20S BETWEEN 179W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 22S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH COLD FRONT DESCRIBED IMMEDIATELY
ABOVE.

.TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11S156W TO 13S152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13S160W TO 15S155W.

.TROUGH FROM 09S176W TO 15S170W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM SW OF TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 480 NM E OF
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S179E TO 13S176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S174E TO 15S176W.

.HIGH NEAR 24S164E 1013 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. RIDGE FROM 25S170E TO 19S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FLATTENED OVER FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S127W TO 19S152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S121W TO 25S120W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 17S149W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 00S TO 08S BETWEEN 162E AND 178E.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.



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