High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC THU JUL 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC JUL 28 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 29 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 30 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S144W 20S160W TO 22S175W MOVING NE TO 25 KT.
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT E OF 165W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 220 NM E OF FRONT E OF 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S127W TO 20S132W TO 16S145W TO
16S160W. S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 250 NM S AND
W OF FRONT. NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 200 NM E OF FRONT
E OF 130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 23S120W TO 18S135W TO 16S150W.
SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 10S AND 21S FROM 130W
TO 150W.

.WEAK FRONT 25S166E TO 22S160E MOVING E TO 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT 25S174E TO 23S166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT 25S166W TO 23S174W.

.TROUGH 20S142W TO 08S174W TO 13S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 10S160E TO 05S180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 08S160E TO 12S180W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S172E TO 20S162E.

.RIDGE 25S120W TO 19S138W NEARLY STATIONARY...ERODING FROM W.

.RIDGE 25S180W TO 24S170E MOVING E 15 KT.

.SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE BETWEEN 20S AND 10S FROM
160W TO 175W...AND ALSO BETWEEN 12S AND 17S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 12S AND 18S W OF
170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE 25S140W TO 22S155W TO 25S168W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF 137W S OF 04S...AND BETWEEN 06S AND 18S FROM
160W TO 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT S OF A LINE...25S132W TO
19S149W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE...25S126W TO
16S154W TO 19S163W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 179E AND
165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 17 FT S OF A LINE...25S123W TO
19S131W TO 18S144W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE
25S120W 18S130W 14S140W 14S160W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 20S W
OF 179W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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