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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC THU AUG 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S132W TO 21S137W THENCE A DISSIPATING STATIONARY
FRONT TO 18S149W. COLD FRONT MOVING E 20 KT S OF 23S AND NE 10 KT N
OF 23S. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 21S WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S124W TO 22S133W TO 21S143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 22S123W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S169W TO 21S175W THENCE A DISSIPATING STATIONARY
FRONT TO 18S174E TO 17S160E. COLD FRONT MOVING E 20 KT S OF 23S AND
NE 10 KT N OF 23S. WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN
174E AND 160W. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 9F T S OF 23S BETWEEN 170E AND
168W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT W OF 174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S160W TO 19S168W TO 16S177E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF 19S WITHIN 300 BETWEEN 177E AND 151W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
S OF 19S BETWEEN 170E AND 153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S150W TO 19S164W TO 16S175W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF 19S BETWEEN 157W AND 145W. ALSO WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
23S BETWEEN 175W AND 157W. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FT FROM 22 TO
25S BETWEEN 173W AND 153W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE
FROM 25S163E TO 15S171E TO 16S165W TO 20S153W TO 25S144W.

.RIDGE FROM 22S120W TO 17S131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 20S120W TO 19S127W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S156W TO 20S162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S144W TO 20S152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S129W TO 20S138W TO 16S149W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 KT OR GREATER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 10S W OF A LINE FROM
12S178E TO 25S172E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 19S BETWEEN 151W AND 127W AND ALSO
FROM 07S TO 19S E OF 127W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LOWER.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 12S W OF 177E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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