High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC FRI MAY 06 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAY 06 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 07 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 08 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST

.FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 20S124W TO 13S155W. FRONT MOVING NE 10 KT E
OF 127W...NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 20S132W TO 13S150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 21S120W TO
20S128W TO 13S150W.

.TROUGH FROM 08S160W TO 17S161W MOVING W SLOWLY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E OF TROUGH. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN
300 NM W OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S167W TO 13S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S174W TO 14S160W.

.TROUGH FROM 06S178E TO 13S176W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S173E TO 14S178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03S165E TO 11S173E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S166E TO 21S168E TO 16S168E MOVING SW SLOWLY. NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF A LINE FROM 21S174W TO 24S166E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 23S BETWEEN 170E AND 177E.
ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S166E TO 16S166E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S167E TO 15S169E.

.RIDGE FROM 16S120W TO 13S140W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S121W TO 22S132W TO
23S143W...AND S OF A LINE FROM 23S175W TO 21S174E TO 23S167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 20S120W TO
18S131W TO 22S143W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF A LINE FROM 22S177W TO
25S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 14S120W TO
14S129W TO 19S144W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 07S BETWEEN 163W AND
169W...AND N OF 04S BETWEEN 173E AND 179W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 06S TO 08S BETWEEN 149W AND 155W...N OF 04S W OF
173E...AND FROM 06S TO 09S BETWEEN 168E AND 172E.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.



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