High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC MON JAN 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JAN 26 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 27 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 28 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE...CZ...FROM 13S173W TO 11S176E TO 08S160E NEARLY
STATIONARY. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BETWEEN CZ AND
02S BETWEEN 165E TO 179W. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 12S
BETWEEN 175W AND 165E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 13S W OF
165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 11S175W TO 10S175E TO 08S160E. W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 12 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 05S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING CZ FROM 11S170W TO 10S180E TO 09S170E TO
08S160E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 13 FT BETWEEN CZ AND
06S W OF 170W.

.TROUGH FROM 18S160E TO 17S172E TO 17S172W TO 19S158W TO 22S152W TO
25S148W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 330 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 05S168W TO 14S160W TO 23S151W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17S160E TO 17S172E TO 13S175W TO
14S162W TO 19S157W TO 23S150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17S160E TO 13S173E TO NEW LOW 1002 MB
12S174W TO 16S164W TO 22S155W TO 25S146W. WHERE NOT DESCRIBED IN
ASSOCIATION WITH CZ ABOVE...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN
270 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.

.FRONT FROM 25S122W TO 21S133W TO 14S141W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 20S E OF 125W...AND FROM 18S TO 23S
BETWEEN 125W AND 129W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TRANSITIONED TO TROUGH FROM 25S134W TO
20S137W TO 16S143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 25S164E TO 21S168E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 20S TO 23S BETWEEN 170E AND 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S162E TO 18S169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 17S126W TO 13S136W MOVING SE SLOWLY AND
BUILDING NW.

.RIDGE FROM 25S140W TO 14S150W TO 07S158W TO 03S170W TO 01S176E
NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S172E TO 19S175E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.





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