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FZPS40 PHFO 282315
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC FRI NOV 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC NOV 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 23S161W 1005 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 22S156W
TO 16S154W AND FROM LOW TO 20S161W TO 16S165W. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE S OF
LOW AND TROUGH W OF 154W...AND S OF 19S BETWEEN 150W AND 154W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S161W 1005 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 20S159W TO
14S164W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM SW QUADRANT OF LOW...AND S
OF 22S BETWEEN 150W AND 156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S162W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 18S162W.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 24S BETWEEN 152W AND 156W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 08S168E 1005 MB MOVING SW SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 16S170W TO
12S178W TO LOW TO 06S160E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG
TSTMS N OF LOW AND TROUGH W OF 174E...WITHIN 120 NM N OF TROUGH E OF
174E...AND WITHIN 120 NM S OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S164E 1004 MB. TROUGHS FROM 13S179E TO
11S167E TO LOW TO 05S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 17S179E TO 12S166E TO
05S160E.

.LOW 24S123W 1008 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FRONT FROM LOW TO 22S123W TO
15S132W THENCE A TROUGH TO 12S141W TO 12S156W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S
OF 18S E OF LOW AND TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM NE
OF LOW AND FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF AREA. FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 19S123W
TO 16S129W THENCE TROUGH TO 12S143W TO 13S153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF AREA. TROUGH FROM 22S120W TO
14S138W TO 11S152W.

.TROUGH FROM 11S159W TO 09S164W TO 06S166W MOVING NW 10 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM W OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S164W TO 07S169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S169W TO 05S173W.

.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 20S BETWEEN 125W
AND 140W.

.HIGH 15S159W 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 12S164W
TO 11S172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 12S120W TO 08S135W TO 09S155W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 21S152W TO 22S166W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
S OF 21S E OF 122W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S155W TO
23S163W TO 23S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 129W AND 137W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.




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