High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 051534
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON DEC 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 05 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 06 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 07 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S145W TO 23S150W MOVING E 20 KT ALONG 30S TO NEARLY
STATIONARY W END. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S136W TO 24S150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S134W TO 23S143W TO 22S150W.

.TROUGH 07S176W TO 10S172W TO 15S168W TO 19S163W TO 23S151W MOVING
SW SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 420 NM NE AND N
OF TROUGH W OF 160W...AND WITHIN 150 NM REST OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 08S179W TO 15S173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH THE FEATURE DESCRIBED NEXT
BELOW.

.TROUGH 21S179W TO 14S180E TO 06S173E TO 03S167E MOVING E SLOWLY S
OF 15S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S
OF 21S BETWEEN 167W AND 180W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
FROM 14S TO 25S BETWEEN 174W AND 180W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF TROUGH...WITHIN 60 NM S AND W OF TROUGH...FROM
13S TO 18S BETWEEN 169E AND 179E...AND FROM 19S TO 25S BETWEEN 167W
AND 174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S168W TO 06S172W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 162W AND 168W...AND S OF 23S
BETWEEN 168W AND 174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DEVELOPED TO A FRONT 25S170W TO 15S176W.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 24S BETWEEN 154W AND 159W. SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8
FT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.RIDGE 24S120W TO 23S126W TO 22S147W MOVING N SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST
AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 12S W OF 167E...FROM 10S TO 17S
BETWEEN 156W AND 150W...AND WITHIN 90 NM OF 09S155W AND 10S139W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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