High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 202315
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SAT SEP 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S144W TO 22S148W THENCE TROUGH TO 14S157W. FRONT
MOVING SE 10 KT...TROUGH MOVING S 10 KT. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 300
NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF AREA. TROUGH FROM 25S141W TO
23S151W TO 17S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 25S173W TO 21S178W TO 18S175E THENCE TROUGH TO 11S160E.
FRONT MOVING SE 20 KT...TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT BETWEEN TROUGH AND 19S W OF TROUGH. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM
SW OF TROUGH W OF 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165W TO 23S169W TO 20S174W. TROUGH
DISSIPATED. ASSOCIATED WINDS DESCRIBED BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 23S163W TO 22S170W. SW TO W
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 165W AND 178E.

.TROUGH FROM 17S169W TO 12S177W TO 06S166E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH W OF 178E...AND N OF
09S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 19S169W TO 11S175W TO 08S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17S169W TO 06S178E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S132W TO 21S142W MOVING E 15 KT AND DEVELOPING
WESTWARD.

.RIDGE FROM 25S160W TO 22S172W MOVING SE 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 23S178E TO 23S166E TO 24S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF
172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF A LINE FROM 10S173E
TO 19S170E TO 21S166E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 05S AND 10S E OF
134W.

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

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S173W TO
13S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S160W TO
20S171W TO 11S166E TO 11S160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF A LINE FROM
04S127W TO 07S131W TO 18S120W.

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

.ISOLATED TSTMS FROM 06S TO 07S BETWEEN 171W AND 174W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.





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