High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC THU AUG 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 25 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 26 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 27 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S147W TO 20S152W TO 15S160W TO 13S169W MOVING E 20 KT.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT SW OF FRONT E OF 155W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM NE OF FRONT E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S140W TO 20S145W TO 15S155W. ASSOCIATED
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S134W TO 20S140W TO 16S145W.

.COLD FRONT 25S150W TO 23S152W MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S146W TO 22S152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH 08S160E TO 09S166E MOVING SW SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 09S160E TO 08S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 25S167E TO 21S160E MOVING E 10 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S169E TO 19S160E.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 16S BETWEEN 172E AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 17S
BETWEEN 165W AND 179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 20S
BETWEEN 150W AND 173W.

.RIDGE 25S127W TO 13S152W MOVING E 10 KT AND ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE 25S163W TO 24S158W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE 25S174E TO 21S160E MOVING E 10 KT AND ERODING FROM THE W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 10S E OF 127W. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER
REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE
FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS LITTLE CHANGE.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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