High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC TUE MAY 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAY 31 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUN 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUN 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 16S138W 1011 MB MOVING SW SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 16S121W TO
17S136W TO LOW TO 14S138W TO 12S144W NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM LOW AND TROUGH TO 24S BETWEEN 126W AND
141W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM E QUADRANT OF LOW...
AND S OF 13S E OF 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 16S139W 1013 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S120W TO
14S130W TO LOW TO 15S142W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 19S TO
22S BETWEEN 132W AND 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 17S120W 1012 MB. TROUGH
FROM NEW LOW TO 15S130W TO 16S143W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR
LESS.

.LOW 08S168W 1010 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 12S157W TO
12S164W TO LOW TO 08S180E TO 02S164E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 13S155W TO 12S165W
TO 09S170W TO 07S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S160W TO 10S180E TO 07S171E.

.FRONT FROM 25S172W TO 22S179W TO 17S160E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT S
OF 22S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT W OF 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S166W TO 22S180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 23S177W.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 20S W OF
170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 13S W OF 176E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S158W TO 23S171W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S167E TO 23S180E MOVING E 10 KT.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 10S TO 16S W OF 171E.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.



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