High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 301527
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON MAY 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 30 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 31 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUN 01 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 16S139W 1011 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 15S120W TO
19S133W TO LOW TO 12S146W NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT FROM LOW AND TROUGH TO 20S BETWEEN 133W AND 140W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E QUADRANT OF LOW. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 14S BETWEEN 124W AND 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 16S139W 1012 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S124W TO
20S136W TO LOW TO 13S142W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM LOW AND
TROUGH TO 22S BETWEEN 130W AND 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 15S124W TO 15S135W TO
17S141W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.LOW 09S165W 1011 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 12S146W TO
13S157W TO LOW TO 08S180E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 12S158W TO 09S170W TO
08S180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13S156W TO 09S169W TO 08S177E.

.FRONT FROM 25S178W TO 23S178E TO 20S167E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT S
OF 23S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S171W TO 22S180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 25S166W TO 22S178W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S163W TO 21S179W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S166E TO 24S175E MOVING ENE SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 03S TO 15S W OF
180E.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.


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