High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 252349
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC TUE NOV 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 NOV 25 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 26 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 27 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...

.LOW NEAR 20S133W 1010 MB MOVING E 30 KT. DEVELOPING WARM FRONT FROM
LOW TO 23S125W. STATIONARY FRONT FROM LOW TO 19S146W TO 21S155W.
TROUGH FROM LOW TO 15S140W TO 12S147W. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 180
NM S OF WARM FRONT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS
S OF WARM AND STATIONARY FRONTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM
24S125W TO 18S140W TO 18S155W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S
OF 17S BETWEEN 133W AND 120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 20S127W 1010 MB. WARM FRONT FROM LOW TO
25S120W. STATIONARY FRONT FROM LOW TO 20S140W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
18S136W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONTS. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S120W TO 21S130W TO 20S140W.
.36 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 24S120W 1009 MB. WARM FRONT MOVED S OF
FORECAST AREA. STATIONARY FRONT FROM LOW TO 22S134W. TROUGH FROM LOW
TO 17S130W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF STATIONARY
FRONT. SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LOWER.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. STATIONARY FRONT
DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 23S120W TO 16S131W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20
KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 20S164W 1008 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
21S155W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 240 NM S OF
TROUGH. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 17S BETWEEN 170W AND
154W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 21S161W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
20S150W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 240 NM S OF
TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 20S162W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
19S149W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITHIN 240 NM S OF
TROUGH.

.LOW NEAR 16S173W 1006 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
13S178W TO 12S179E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW NE
SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM NE OF
TROUGH LINE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM SW OF TROUGH
LINE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 18S173W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
12S178W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 16S170W TO 12S176W.

.LOW NEAR 07S166E 1005 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
09S169E TO 09S174E AND FROM LOW TO 06S160E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM N OF TROUGH LINE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM S OF TROUGH LINE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 03S160E TO 08S172E TO
09S179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S160E TO 10S172E TO 11S179E.

.RIDGE FROM 12S152W TO 05S175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 09S165W TO 05S175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF A LINE FROM 16S160E TO 20S176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.





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