High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 211715
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN SEP 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC SEP 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT S OF FCST AREA FROM 30S176W TO 28S180W TO
29S174E. MOVING NE 15 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 24S BETWEEN 172W
AND 178E.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S170E TO 24S176W TO 24S175E. WINDS 20 TO
35 KT S OF A LINE...25S180W TO 22S169E TO 25S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S160W TO 22S166W TO 20S180W. WINDS 20 TO
35 KT S OF A LINE...25S170W TO 22S160W TO 25S148W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DISSIPATING FRONT 25S144W TO 22S152W TO 18S155W TO 15S165W...NEARLY
STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 20S156W TO 15S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.FRONT 25S170W TO 23S174W TO 20S177E MOVING E TO 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S158W TO 20S168W TO 16S176W.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 150W S OF 23S.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR
LESS.

.FRONT S OF FCST AREA FROM 30S170W TO 26S180W TO 25S172E MOVING NE
20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S170W TO 22S176W TO 20S177E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 168W AND 175W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR
LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 25S137W TO 23S145W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S155W TO 21S165W MOVING SE 25 KT.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN 08S AND 20S W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 11S AND A
LINE FROM 20S174E TO 25S160E AND W OF 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 09S AND 17S W OF 178W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 08S AND 17S E OF 125W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 23S W OF 173W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE S OF
12S W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 165W AND 165E.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 10S W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 20 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 153W TO 165E...
HIGHEST SEAS BETWEEN 160W AND 175W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BETWEEN 10S AND
20S W OF 165E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 10S W OF 180W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN 05S AND 08S W OF 165E.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.








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