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FZPS40 PHFO 271705
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC TUE JAN 27 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 29 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 06S TO 12S
BETWEEN 170E AND 176W. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS FROM 03S TO 11S W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 11S174W 1002 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT FROM 06S TO 12S BETWEEN 172W AND 178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S174W 997 MB...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL
CYCLONE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 14 FT FROM 07S TO 15S
BETWEEN 167W AND 177W.

.LOW 23S167E 1001 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 25S164E TO LOW
TO 16S180W TO 15S165W TO 17S158W TO 21S155W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 11S TO
16S BETWEEN 168W AND 175E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN
225 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 25S163E TO 16S174E TO
16S173W TO 20S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S164E TO 17S163E TO 12S174E TO
14S179W. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 12S BETWEEN 168E AND
176E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S131W TO 20S135W TO 14S141W MOVING SW 10 KT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S136W TO 20S139W TO 16S142W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 14S134W MOVING SW 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 20S145W TO 10S155W TO 06S165W TO 01S180W NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST
AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 11S TO 15S BETWEEN 163E AND
167E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05S TO 11S BETWEEN 160W AND 166W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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