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FZPS40 PHFO 072226
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC WED DEC 07 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 07 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 08 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 09 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S166W TO 17S174W THENCE TROUGH TO 14S180E TO 08S160E.
FRONT MOVING E 15 KT. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 165 NM N AND NE OF FRONT
AND TROUGH...AND WITHIN 105 NM S AND SW OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S160W TO 20S167W THENCE TROUGH TO
16S180E TO 10S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 21S162W THENCE
TROUGH TO 17S180E TO 14S170E.

.FRONT FROM 25S130W TO 22S145W TO 25S160W MOVING NE 10 KT E OF
145W...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT E OF 136W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S125W TO 20S136W TO 21S147W TO
25S156W. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S E OF 127W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 19S132W TO 21S145W TO
25S151W. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.TROUGH FROM 10S150W TO 11S135W TO 13S121W MOVING S 10 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 12S BETWEEN 130W AND 138W...AND FROM 10S
TO 13S BETWEEN 121W AND 130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 03S168E TO 07S174E TO 09S179E MOVING S 10 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 330 NM NE OF TROUGH...AND WITHIN 120 NM SW OF
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 22S120W TO 19S135W TO 19S144W MOVING N 10 KT AND ERODING
FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 18S160W TO 10S171W TO 01S174E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
WEAKENING.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 12S BETWEEN 153W AND 165W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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