High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN AUG 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 31 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 01 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 02 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S131W TO 20S140W TO 16S145W THENCE A DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO 13S158W TO 11S167W TO 11S179W. COLD FRONT MOVING
SE 20 KT S OF 20S AND E 10 KT N OF 20S. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
480 NM E OF FRONT S OF 20S AND ALSO WITHIN 240 NM S OF FRONT W OF
160W. ASSOCIATED TSTMS INCLUDED WITH TROUGH BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 19S136W TO 16S147W TO
11S161W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 19S136W TO 16S147W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S176E TO 22S170W MOVING SE 15 KT THENCE A
DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 16S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S179W TO 21S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 06S165E TO 08S174E TO 07S177W TO 09S167W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM S OF TROUGH. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO 11S172E TO 10S178W TO
09S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11S172E TO 10S178W TO 11S167W.

.RIDGE FROM 22S120W TO 18S131W TO 13S140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 22S120W TO 18S131W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S171W TO 20S176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S168W TO 22S176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S164W TO 20S176W.

.WINDS 20 KT LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 10S177E TO 10S161W TO 16S144W TO
20S128W TO 25S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 150W AND 130W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 10S173W TO 12S153W TO
17S140W TO 17S120W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 134W AND 120W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 15S160W TO 15S141W TO
05S136W TO 05S120W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 12S W OF 165E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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