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FZPS40 PHFO 142114
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SUN FEB 14 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

SOUTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 120W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC FEB 14 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 15 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 16 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 24.1S 178.7E MOVING ENE 13 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 75 GUSTS 90 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 150 NM NE...190 NM SE...130 NM SW...AND 110 NM NW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE S OF 20S BETWEEN 175W AND
176E. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER S OF LINE 25S177W 21S179E 25S174E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 20S BETWEEN 173W AND 165E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 18S BETWEEN 178E AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 21.2S 178.1W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 180 NM. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE 25S169W
16S176W 16S180W 25S177W. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER S OF 19S BETWEEN
174W AND 175E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE 25S155W
17S175W 18S172E 25S166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 19.0S 175.1W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 180 NM. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE S OF 12S
BETWEEN 168W AND 180W. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 200 NM N AND
300 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 19S BETWEEN
160W AND 170E.

.SEE BULLETIN WTPS11 NFFN ISSUED BY RSMC NADI FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S147W 17S160W 18S170W 22S176W...MOVING N AND E SLOWLY E OF
170W. SEE SEAS BELOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 500 NM N AND E OF
FRONT E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S147W 16S160W 17S170W 23S177W. WINDS 20 TO 30
KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT E OF 150W. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S145W 20S150W 16S162W 16S165W 22S175W.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT E OF 165W. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.RIDGE 25S130W 14S145W 05S160W 02S175E 01S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT E OF LINE 00S160W 15S120W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 22S
BETWEEN 145W AND 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF LINE 00S132W 07S140W 25S125W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF LINE 17S152W 25S140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF 138W...AND N OF LINE 00S175E
10S177W 10S171W 00S158W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 140W AND
142W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 04S E OF 150W...AND N OF 10N
ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 12S TO 18S
BETWEEN 161E AND 169E.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.


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