High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 251533
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SAT MAR 25 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 25 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 26 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 27 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH 06S174W TO 13S156W TO 22S148W MOVING SW SLOWLY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS IN AREA BOUNDED BY 06S152W 05S141W 22S140W 23S146W
08S160W 06S152W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 05S BETWEEN
140W AND 164W...AND FROM 05S TO 22S BETWEEN 164W AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 08S176W TO 13S161W TO 24S150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 09S178W TO 19S159W TO 23S156W.

.TROUGH 11S165E TO 13S169E TO 17S172E MOVING SW SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM NE OF TROUGH...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 10S W
OF 179E...AND FROM 17S TO 19S BETWEEN 170E AND 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 13S164E TO 18S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH THE NEXT TROUGH DESCRIBED BELOW.

.TROUGH 16S160E TO 18S163E TO 21S165E MOVING E SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 11S TO 20S W OF 164E...AND FROM 12S TO 19S
BETWEEN 164E AND 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 17S164E TO 24S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 18S168E TO 25S174E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF LINE 09S120W TO 13S132W TO 22S132W TO 25S127W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF LINE 08S120W TO 17S135W TO
TO 24S120W...AND S OF LINE 25S140W TO 22S154W TO 24S166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF LINE 20S120W TO 14S128W TO
19S137W TO 19S147W...AND S OF 23S BETWEEN 147W AND 163W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ 00S130W TO 01S134W TO 01S137W TO 03S142W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS N OF 05S BETWEEN 125W AND 145W.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06S TO 11S E OF 140W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.


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