High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 280515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC TUE JUL 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JUL 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 04S167E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH 00S160E TO LOW TO
02S173E NEARLY STATIONARY. SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 06S TO 17S W OF
173E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 05S TO 10S FROM 166E TO
173E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 11S W OF 173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 04S165E 1009 MB. TROUGH 02S160E TO LOW TO
00S175E. SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 07S W OF 166E...AND FROM 07S TO
19S BETWEEN 166E AND 172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 07S166E 1006 MB. TROUGH 04S160E TO LOW TO
01S176E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 240 NM SW AND S QUADRANTS OF LOW.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 06S TO 23S W OF 165E...FROM 09S TO
23S BETWEEN 165E AND 177E...AND FROM 10S TO 15S BETWEEN 177E AND
176W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 25S154W 1015 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. FRONT 25S154W TO 23S154W TO
21S156W MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW S OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT 25S148W TO 22S149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH THE FRONT DESCRIBED NEXT.

.FRONT 22S150W TO 17S155W TO 07S171W TO 05S173E NEARLY STATIONARY.
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 17S E OF 173E. NUMEROUS
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM S OF FRONT W OF 180W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 02S TO 10S BETWEEN 173E AND
179W...WITHIN 180 NM S OF FRONT BETWEEN 179W AND 170W...AND WITHIN
90 NM OF FRONT BETWEEN 170W AND 156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S142W TO 16S153W TO 07S171W TO 07S172E.
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 17S E OF 172E. ALSO WINDS
20 TO 25 KT S OF 21S BETWEEN FRONT AND 137W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S136W TO 15S148W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
18S BETWEEN FRONT AND 127W...AND S OF 23S BETWEEN FRONT AND 146W.

.FRONT 25S166E TO 23S160E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S177E TO 21S168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S172W TO 22S178E.

.RIDGE 25S178E TO 24S172E MOVING E 15 KT.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 03S166E 10S170W 17S162W 19S173W
14S180W 16S160E 05S160E 03S166E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF A LINE 24S132W
TO 19S146W TO 25S151W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 04S162E 08S175W
17S160W 14S164E 06S160E 04S162E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT W OF A LINE 25S171E
TO 20S163E TO 15S165E TO 11S162E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 14S E OF
125W...FROM 13S TO 20S BETWEEN 125W AND 134W...AND FROM 20S TO 25S
BETWEEN 139W AND 143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT W OF A LINE 25S178E TO 17S175E TO
10S176W TO 08S178W TO 05S164E...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS FROM 14S TO
22S BETWEEN 166E AND 169E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 03S E OF 129W...S OF
19S BETWEEN 129W AND 137W...AND S OF 23S BETWEEN 137W AND 149W.

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

$$

.HONOLULU HI.




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