High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 120311
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI FEB 12 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 12 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 13 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 14 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 17.7S 171.5E 978 MB MOVING S 05
KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 130 NM E AND 100 NM W
SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM
15S TO 21S BETWEEN 169E AND 176E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS FROM 15S TO 20S BETWEEN 169E AND 174E. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 02S TO 20S W OF 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 19.9S 172.0E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 17S BETWEEN 169E AND 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 24.9S 175.3E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 19S BETWEEN 172E AND 180E.
SEE BULLETIN WTPS11 NFFN ISSUED BY RSMC NADI FOR LATEST
INFORMATION.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE TATIANA W OF AREA NEAR 17.3S 159.0E 985 MB MOVING
ESE 05 KT. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT BETWEEN 14S AND
20S W OF 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE TATIANA NEAR 19.9S 160.5E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 18S W OF 163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE TATIANA NEAR 23.1S 161.1E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 30 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 21S W OF 165E. SEE BULLETIN
AXAU21 ABRF ISSUED BY BRISBANE FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 22S165W TO 20S170W TO 21S175W MOVING E AT
10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 18S BETWEEN 150W TO 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S150W TO 20S160W TO 21S170W TO
23S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S145W TO 20S156W TO 20S170W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S130W TO 22S131W MOVING SW SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 20S E OF 130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH S OF AREA.

.TROUGH 25S179E TO 21S174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S147W TO 21S160W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 05S AND 12S W OF
165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 09N AND 15N W OF
165E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 02S BETWEEN 150W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 08N E OF 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF A LINE FROM 11S120W TO
00S176W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 08N W OF 153W.

$$

.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.


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