High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 201115
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC WED AUG 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC AUG 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S175E TO 20S166E TO 16S160E. S END OF FRONT MOVING NE
15 KT SLOWING TO NEARLY STATIONARY N END.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S176W TO 20S175E TO 16S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165W TO 19S180W TO 17S165E.

.FRONT FROM 25S139W TO 20S145W TO 16S153W TO 14S165W...THENCE SHEAR
LINE TO 11S180W. FRONT MOVING E TO NEAR 10 KT. SHEAR LINE...NEARLY
STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING. ISOLATED TSTMS ALONG FRONT S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S132W TO 20S140W TO17S150W TO 15S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S126W TO 21S135W TO 20S140W TO 16S150W TO
16S160W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.

.RIDGE 25S128W TO 18S143W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE 25S158W TO 20S150W MOVING SE 15 KT.

.RIDGE 25S176W TO 20S173E MOVING E 15 KT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 25S BETWEEN 173W AND 177W MOVING N 20
KT. S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF FRONT.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 170W AND 133W...AND ALSO BETWEEN
10S AND 21S E OF 133W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 14S BETWEEN
170W AND 155W...AND ALSO ELSEWHERE S OF 07S E OF 130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN 150W AND 130W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 05S E OF 130W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE S OF
18S BETWEEN 160W AND 150W...AND S OF 23S BETWEEN 170E AND 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 169E AND 180W...
AND S OF 21S E OF 135W...AND ALSO ELSEWHERE E OF 136W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 05S W OF 170E.

$$
.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.








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