High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 171710
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED SEP 17 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 17 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 18 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 19 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S131W TO 20S139W TO 15S149W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 20S140W TO 17S148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 25S120W TO 22S133W TO 24S143W
THENCE TROUGH TO 19S150W TO 15S157W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S162W TO 21S168W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S159W TO 19S163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH TRANSITIONED TO FRONT FROM 25S151W TO
20S156W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S168E TO 15S165E MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S171E TO 21S169E TO 18S165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH TRANSITIONED TO FRONT FROM 25S177E TO
20S170E TO 16S162E.

.RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 18S138W NEARLY STATIONARY AND GRADUALLY
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S137W TO 23S148W TO 25S156W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 10S W OF 168E...FROM 05S TO 09S
BETWEEN 169E AND 173E...FROM 04S TO 10S BETWEEN 175E AND 178W...AND
FROM 03S TO 08S BETWEEN 170W AND 178W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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