High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 281101
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC MON JUL 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC JUL 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT 25S140W TO 20S150W MOVING E 10 KT THENCE A STATIONARY
FRONT TO 18S158W TO 15S167W. TROUGH FROM 07S172W TO 11S170W TO
13S167W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM S OF STATIONARY FRONT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S AND SW OF FRONTS. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM SW OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S134W TO 22S141W 20S148W TO 19S160W
THENCE A TROUGH TO 17S168W TO 09S174W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 600
NM S AND SW OF TROUGH. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS SW OF
FRONT AND S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S128W TO 22S136W TO
21S150W TO 19S160W THENCE A TROUGH TO 16S170W TO 08S179W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 600 NM S AND SW OF TROUGH. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER
FORECAST WATERS SW OF FRONT AND S OF TROUGH.

.DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 15S167W TO 13S176W TO 11S174E TO
08S160E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM N OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO 11S174E. WINDS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO 11S174E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 300 NM S OF TROUGH.

.RIDGE FROM 25S120W TO 23S126W TO 19S139W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S120W TO 23S126W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 20S126W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S177W TO 23S169W TO 22S160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM 05S136W TO 15S136W TO
25S126W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LOWER.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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