High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 261105
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC JAN 26 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 27 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 28 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE...CZ...FROM 19S152W TO 12S160W TO 09S180E TO
06S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO
10 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 02S FROM 166E TO 175E. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 03S TO 12S W OF 164W...AND
FROM 12S TO 17S W OF 163E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF CZ.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 19S154W TO 15S160W TO 12S180E TO 08S160E.
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 05S W OF
179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 20S157W TO 12S168W TO 11S180E TO 08S160E.
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 06S W OF
176W.

.LOW 18S133W 1010 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. FRONT FROM LOW TO 22S126W TO
25S122W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 15S TO 19S
BETWEEN 128W AND 138W...AND WITHIN 135 NM OF FRONT S OF 21S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 18S137W 1009 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 23S134W TO
25S129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S137W 1012 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 25S136W.
TROUGH FROM LOW TO 19S141W.

.FRONT FROM 25S167E TO 22S167E TO 18S166E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S167E TO 23S167E TO 17S166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TRANSITIONED TO TROUGH FROM 25S164E TO
20S168E TO 16S164E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S163W TO 18S167W TO 14S178W TO 14S177E TO 15S168E
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 12S W
OF 174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S166W TO 16S170W TO 14S180E TO
18S172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 22S170W TO 14S178W TO 15S171E.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 16S131W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S139W TO 17S143W TO 10S154W TO 04S170W TO 02S176E
NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 20S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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