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FZPS40 PHFO 272315
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC FRI FEB 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FEB 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAR 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 20S162E 1002 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 25S170E
NEARLY STATIONARY. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LOW AND TROUGH.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 15S W OF 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 20S162E 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 25S166E.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 20S160E TO 25S165E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S135W TO 14S150W TO 11S160W TO 08S176W MOVING SW
SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 16S BETWEEN 144W AND
164W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 19S BETWEEN 132W AND 142W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S151W TO 12S160W TO 09S177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S157W TO 12S170W TO 09S178W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S176W TO 17S176E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S176E TO 19S174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 01S170E TO 03S170W TO 08S150W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT E OF LINE FROM 03S136W TO 15S142W TO 25S146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF LINE FROM 00S138W TO 15S135W
TO 25S132W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 18S E OF 135W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 10S BETWEEN
172E AND 180E.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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