High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 232315
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC WED JUL 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUL 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUL 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 20S164W MOVING E 20 KT THENCE A
DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 15S175W TO 09SQ175E TO 08S160E.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 600 NM E OF COLD FRONT.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT BETWEEN STATIONARY FRONT AND
18S. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF STATIONARY
FRONT W OF 175E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF STATIONARY
FRONT BETWEEN 175E AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 20S156W TO 15S165W THENCE A
SHEAR LINE TO 12S176W TO 09S174E TO 09S160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 480 NM E OF FRONT AND ALSO BETWEEN SHEAR LINE
AND 18S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S144W TO 17S156W TO 12S167W TO
07S175E TO 07S160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT BETWEEN
SHEAR LINE AND 23S.

.TROUGH FROM 16S168W TO 12S173W TO 08S178W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH NEAR 23S130E 1018 MB MOVING SE 25 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
22S140W TO 17S153W TO 09S164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. RIDGE FROM 25S120E TO 23S131E TO
21S140E TO 17S153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S121W TO 19S140W TO 13S152W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S161E TO 21S173E TO 21S173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 21S173E TO 21S173W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS BUILDING TO 8 FT OR GREATER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 179W AND 158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 165W AND 145W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 07S W OF 163E.

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FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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