High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 231100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SAT AUG 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC AUG 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S152W TO 20S159W TO 16S166W TO 11S180E. FRONT MOVING E
20 KT S OF 16S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S
OF A LINE FROM 25S147W TO 22S150W TO 22S160W TO 25S167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S145W TO 18S157W TO 14S170W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S144W TO 17S157W TO 12S170W.

.COLD FRONT W OF AREA MOVING E SLOWLY. E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 FT
OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 15S W OF 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COLD FRONT JUST W OF AREA. E TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 19S W OF 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S163E TO 21S162E TO 18S160E. E TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 420 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.

.FRONT FROM 25S121W TO 22S128W TO 21S138W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT E OF 123W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 20S128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH FROM 11S180E TO 07S168E TO 08S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM S OF TROUGH W OF 175E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS N OF 11S W OF 166E...AND WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH E OF
166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14S170W TO 11S180E TO 10S174E. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR
LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 20S120W TO 17S140W TO 14S159W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S179E TO 18S167W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S170E TO 16S165E MOVING E 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 15 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S151W TO 21S160W TO 20S176W TO
20S175E TO 25S163E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 03S TO 16S E OF 128W...AND
FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 169E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 16 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S144W TO
17S160W TO 15S177W TO 11S172E TO 25S161E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 14S E
OF 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S135W TO
10S157W TO 10S169E TO 25S164E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 03S TO 15S E OF
130W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 22S BETWEEN 178E AND 161E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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