High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN MAR 26 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 26 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 27 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 28 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 07S120W 1010 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 06S121W 1010 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 06S122W 1010 MB.

.TROUGH 05S177E TO 07S170W TO 11S160W TO 23S150W MOVING SW TO 10 KT.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 660 NM E OF TROUGH E OF
160W. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF REST OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING TROUGH 07S175E TO 10S170W TO 15S160W
TO 23S154W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 25S162W TO 22S167W TO 21S175W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 20S160E TO 19S165E TO 17S169E MOVING S SLOWLY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 10S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 25S175E TO 22S172E NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 06S160E TO 15S175E TO 20S180W TO 25S177W NEARLY STATIONARY.
DISSIPATING SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 10S E OF 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE...25S167W 20S155W
22S140W 25S131W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF A LINE...22S165W 13S130W
18S120W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ITCZ 03S130W TO 02S139W TO 05S158W. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM
OF ITCZ.

.WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 16S BETWEEN 174W AND 170E.
.WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 10S W OF 175E.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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