High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 242315
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC THU APR 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC APR 24 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 25 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 26 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S161W TO 23S161W TO 18S166W MOVING E 20 KT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 16S TO 22S BETWEEN 151W AND 160W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S152W TO 20S156W TO 18S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S147W TO 22S150W TO 19S155W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S121W TO 20S126W MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 06S160E TO 06S168E MOVING S 10 KT. SCATTERED MODERATE
TSTMS N OF TROUGH...AND WITHIN 240 NM S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S160E TO 10S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S160E TO 16S169E TO 15S179E.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW TROUGH FROM 14S171E TO 06S169E MOVING S 10 KT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH TROUGH DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 16S TO 19S W OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM 00S126W TO 04S127W TO 15S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13S TO 17S BETWEEN 170E AND 175E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 10S TO 17S W OF 170W...AND N
OF 04S BETWEEN 139W AND 146W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.





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