High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN DEC 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC DEC 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC DEC 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 15S170W 1004 MB MOVING SE 15 KT. TROUGH 18S163W THROUGH LOW TO
12S175W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF LOW E
QUADRANT. SEAS GREATER THAN 12 FT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW E SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150
NM OF LINE 18S160W 15S170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 19S165W 1002 MB. TROUGH 21S162E THROUGH LOW TO
10S174W. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF LOW. SEAS GREATER THAN 12
FT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S160W 1001 MB. TROUGH 22S159W THROUGH LOW TO
10S180W. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF LOW. SEAS GREATER THAN 12
FT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 24S152W 1007 MB MOVING E 15 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 18S156W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 200 NM SW QUADRANT OF LOW. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 23S BETWEEN 143W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S146W 1005 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 17S151W.
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S141W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 18S148W.

.LOW 08S175E 1005 MB NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING. TROUGH
12S175E THROUGH LOW TO 07S167E. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS FROM 03S TO
10S BETWEEN 165W AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.LOW 06S161E 1003 MB. TROUGH 07S167E TO LOW. ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 07S
W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 07S163E 1003 MB. TROUGH 10S174W THROUGH LOW TO
07S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S163E 1004 MB. TROUGH 10S180W THROUGH LOW TO
09S160E.

.RIDGE 25S130W 20S150W MOVING NE 10 KT.

.RIDGE 20S158W 25S163W MOVING NW 15 KT.

.RIDGE 10S160W 04S175W 00S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.EXCEPT AS NOTED IN GALE WARNING...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF LINE 25S145W
10S170W 25S165E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 10S E OF 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED IN GALE WARNING...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
S OF LINE 25S140W 12S165W 25S165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT AS NOTED IN GALE WARNING...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
S OF 15S BETWEEN 160W AND 170W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS N OF 06S W OF 166E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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