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FZPS40 PHFO 081501
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON FEB 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC FEB 08 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 09 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 10 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 09S169E 1005 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 11S179E
06S174W NEARLY STATIONARY. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
FROM 08S TO 11S BETWEEN 169E AND 180E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS BETWEEN 05S AND 11S W OF 174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
NEAR 12S170E 1001 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 13 FT FROM 06S TO
13S BETWEEN 169E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
14S173E 999 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 16 FT FROM 05S TO
18S BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.

.FRONT 25S166W 21S175W 21S177E MOVING E 20 KT NEAR 25S BUT NEARLY
STATIONARY N OF 22N. NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 180 NM N AND E OF
FRONT E OF 175W. SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM N AND E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S164W 23S168W 21S180E. NW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N AND E OF FRONT E OF 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S161W 23S168W 21S180E. WINDS DECREASED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH 25S131W 17S138W MOVING SW SLOWLY. ISOLATED TSTMS S OF 17S
BETWEEN 130W AND 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 22S160E 19S171E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE 25S150W 25S160W 19S180W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF LINE 05S120W 10S130W 19S130W 25S122W...AND S
OF 24S BETWEEN 167W TO 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF 125W BETWEEN 05S AND 18S...AND
N OF 03S BETWEEN 165W AND 175E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN
162W AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 03N BETWEEN 170W AND 175E.

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

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.


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