High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN MAR 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAR 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 09S177W 1006 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 09S168E TO LOW
TO 20S172W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 390 NM NE QUADRANT OF LOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 210 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 09S169E TO 11S177W TO
12S171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S167E TO 09S177W TO 13S170W.

.LOW 21S161E 1006 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 18S160E TO LOW
TO 25S162E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM
OF A LINE FROM 10S160E TO 25S168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 21S160E TO 25S161E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF AREA.

.FRONT JUST S OF FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S162W TO 23S174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 22S173W.

.TROUGH FROM 10S162W TO 15S161W TO 20S156W MOVING WSW 10 KT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 420 NM OF TROUGH N OF 16S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S168W TO 21S158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13S170W TO 22S156W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S148W TO 18S134W MOVING WSW 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S144W TO 21S146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12S TO 18S E OF 132W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13S TO 17S E OF 126W.

.RIDGE FROM 17S149W TO 07S156W TO 02S167W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S178E TO 20S178E TO 13S175E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 19S E OF 134W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 11S TO 16S E OF 132W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE
FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS N OF 05S W OF 180E...
AND S OF 22S BETWEEN 179E AND 174E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
120 NM OF A POINT 15S174E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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