High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 050445
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN JUL 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JUL 05 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 06 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 07 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 21S127W TO 19S132W MOVING NE 10 KT
THENCE A DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 16S144W TO 16S155W TO
12S163W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 20S WITHIN 240 NM E OF COLD FRONT.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 480 NM S OF STATIONARY FRONT. SEAS 12 TO 15
FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF A LINE FROM 25S130W TO 19S144W TO
18S152W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 20S120W TO
12S165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 17S128W TO 16S137W TO
15S150W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 12 TO 18
FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 23S BETWEEN 123W AND 139W. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 19S120W TO 16S132W TO 16S158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 19S210W TO 16S128W TO 16S137W. SEAS 8
TO 15 FT S OF 14S BETWEEN 137W AND 120W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S175W TO 21S179E MOVING E 15 KT THENCE A
STATIONARY FRONT TO 18S172E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 480 NM E OF
COLD FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S167W TO 22S176W TO 20S177E.
ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S158W TO 22S169W TO
22S176W.

.TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S165W TO 17S157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S170W TO 15S166W TO 20S163W.

.TROUGH FROM 13S160E TO 16S165E TO 18S172E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
BETWEEN TROUGH AND 21S. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
480 NM N OF TROUGH AXIS W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 16S160E TO 18S165E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
BETWEEN TROUGH AND 21S.

.RIDGE FROM 17S120W TO 15S126W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S147W TO 22S136W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FLATTENED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S161W TO 20S169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S152W TO 22S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S146W TO 21S152W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 11S160E
19S169E 25S178W 25S164E 21S160E 11S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
14S160E 25S172W 25S173E 21S169E 21S160E 14S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LOWER...EXCEPT THOSE
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM EITHER
SIDE OF A LINE FROM 00S174W TO 08S172E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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