High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC FRI MAY 22 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 22 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 23 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 24 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 06S161E 1012 MB MOVING N SLOWLY. TROUGH 01S174E TO LOW MOVING
N SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 11S W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 03S161E 1012 MB. TROUGH 01S171E TO LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.FRONT 25S141W 23S147W 16S158W 08S178E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF FRONT...AND ELSEWHERE S OF FRONT
E OF 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT 25S143W 21S147W 15S157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.FRONT 25S161E 24S160E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S171E 21S166E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 24S
W OF 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S180E 21S176E. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR
LESS OVER FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE 25S171E 21S162E MOVING E 25 KT.

.RIDGE 25S125W 18S148W NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM THE W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF LINE 17S123W 20S138W 13S157W 12S165W 13S168W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 14S TO 20S BETWEEN 168W AND 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF LINE 25S173E 24S169E 22S160E.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF LINE 12S120W 12S130W 19S136W 17S155W. SEAS 8 TO
9 FT FROM 14S TO 17S BETWEEN 159W AND 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF LINE 25S176W 21S173E 22S167E
16S160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF LINE 07S120W 12S133W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 06S BETWEEN 177E AND 175W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.





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