High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 071531
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED DEC 07 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

SOUTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 120W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC DEC 07 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 08 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 09 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 05S171E 1007 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 13S179W TO
LOW TO 06S160E. WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM NE OF
TROUGHS AND LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 07S170E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S178W TO
LOW TO 08S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 05S170E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
08S160E.

.FRONT 25S168W TO 18S174W THENCE TROUGH TO 14S180W TO 11S166E.
FRONT MOVING E TO 15 KT S END OF FRONT. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S162W TO 19S170W THENCE TROUGH TO 14S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATING FRONT 25S156W TO 20S165W THENCE
TROUGH TO 17S180W TO 13S170E.

.FRONT 25S133W TO 23S145W TO 23S157W TO 25S161W MOVING N TO 10 KT.
E WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS S OF FRONT W OF 150W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S127W TO 21S136W TO 21S145W TO 23S155W
TO 25S157W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF FRONT E OF 130W S OF 22S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 22S124W TO 20S138W TO
21S146W TO 25S151W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH ALONG 09S FROM 152W TO 162W...NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF TROUGH,
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 14S125W TO 10S140W MOVING SW 20 KT. WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS
WITHIN 220 NM N OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 17S136W TO 13S142W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 22S120W TO 21S127W TO 20S140W MOVING NE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 20S160W TO 15S170W TO 03S174E MOVING E SLOWLY...ERODING
W OF 175W.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE AREA.


$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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