High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 141100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC MON JUL 14 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 14 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 15 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 16 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 25S175W 1006 MB MOVING SSE 25 KT. FRONT FROM LOW TO 19S167W TO
14S170W TO 10S175W...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 05S177W TO 01S178W.
FRONT MOVING E 15 KT S OF 14S. TROUGH AND REMAINDER OF FRONT NEARLY
STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF LOW AND FRONT S OF
21S. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED FAR S OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT FROM
25S160W TO 18S167W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF
23S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S153W TO 19S165W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.

.FRONT 25S175E TO 21S170E TO 19S163E TO 18S160E MOVING E 30 KT S OF
19S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S168W TO 17S176W TO 12S175E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S OF 18S...AND WITHIN 600 NM W OF
FRONT S OF 20S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT...AND ASSOCIATED WINDS...MERGED WITH FRONT
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.FRONT FROM 25S133W TO 21S142W TO 16S154W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S130W TO 20S142W TO 18S149W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S124W TO 20S133W TO 18S141W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.

.TROUGH FROM 14S177E TO 09S160E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM N OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING TROUGH FROM 10S170E TO 08S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 25S178E TO 23S174E TO 21S165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S169W TO 20S178W TO 18S174E.

.HIGH 25S155W 1019 MB MOVING E 10 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 25S137W
NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 24S148W 1019 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 19S140W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 16S160W TO 11S169W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF 21S W OF 177E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 06S E OF
130W...S OF 22S BETWEEN 130W AND 142W...AND S OF 20S BETWEEN 160W
AND 178W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 02S TO 09S BETWEEN 140W AND 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 15 FT S OF 18S W OF 178W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 167W AND 178W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S E OF
132W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 10S BETWEEN 147W AND 159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 19S BETWEEN 160W AND 177E.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 15S BETWEEN 177E AND 170E...AND S OF 23S E OF
126W.

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

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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