High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 211715
HSFSP

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S172W TO 23S175W TO 21S180W TO 19S164E TO 17S160E
MOVING E 20 KT S OF 21S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF FRONT W OF 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 20S170W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
S OF 23S BETWEEN 158W AND 176E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S153W TO 15S160W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
S OF A LINE FROM 25S147W TO 21S153W TO 23S166W.

.FRONT FROM 25S132W TO 23S135W TO 17S147W TO 14S155W MOVING E 10 KT
S OF 23S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT S OF 21S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 22S132W TO 22S138W TO
18S147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 22S125W.

.RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 20S129W TO 18S139W MOVING E SLOWLY AND
WEAKENING FROM THE EAST.

.RIDGE FROM 25S147W TO 23S143W MOVING SE 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S161W TO 21S172W MOVING E 25 KT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 15S TO 21S W OF
175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF A LINE FROM 12180E
TO 20S180E TO 25S172E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 03S120W TO 05S126W TO 20S134W TO
15S156W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 13S TO 16S BETWEEN 157W AND 167W...AND
S OF A LINE FROM 25S172E TO 23S176E TO 25S179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S161W TO
22S180W TO 23S174E TO 25S170E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 122W
AND 139W...AND E OF 123W BETWEEN 02S AND 19S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 15 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S149W TO
21S155W TO 19S166W TO 20S174W TO 15S174E TO 22S168E TO 25S162E. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT E OF 125W BETWEEN 03S AND 15S...AND FROM 15S TO 20S W OF
164E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 12S W OF 172E...FROM 02S TO 12S
BETWEEN 172E AND 175W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF 12S162W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.





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