High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED JUL 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 27 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 28 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 29 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S162W TO 24S167W TO 25S176W MOVING NE 25 KT.
S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S139W TO 20S148W TO 19S160W TO 19S170W.
S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF FRONT E OF 160W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 170 NM E OF FRONT E OF 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S124W TO 19S130W TO 16S145W TO 14S155W.
S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 200 NM S OF FRONT W OF 140W.
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 200 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.

.FRONT NEAR 25S160E MOVING E TO 20 KT AFT 27.1800 UTC.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT 25S168E TO 22S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 25S175E TO 20S165E.

.TROUGH 20S137W TO 13S150W TO 06N174W TO 08N168E TO 07S160E
NEARLY STATIONARY. WIDELY SCATTERED TO SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 250 NM S OF  TROUGH W OF 165W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 100 NM OF TROUGH BETWEEN 165W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 08S160E TO 09S168E TO 06S180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 10S160E TO 08S170E TO 06S170W.

.TROUGH 07S151W TO 08S145W TO 11S141W MOVING W SLOWLY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF TROUGH.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 22S163W TO 20S140W...CONTINUING THRU 20S135W TO 25S120W
NEARLY STATIONARY.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 10S AND 18S FROM 170W TO 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY
12S AND 20S FROM 155W TO 173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH FIRST FRONT DESCRIBED
ABOVE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 12S AND 18S W OF
165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 11S AND 17S W OF
168E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF A LINE FROM 02S120W TO 18S130W TO 25S134W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 10S AND 17S FROM 177W TO 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF A LINE...25S137W 23S142W
21S156W 22S165W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF 130W BETWEEN 02S AND 15S...
AND ALSO BETWEEN 07S AND 15S FROM 175W TO 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S130W TO
19S145W TO 25S148W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE...
25S126W TO 14S150W TO 14S160W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S W OF 180W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.


$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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