High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON AUG 29 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 29 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 30 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 31 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S177E TO 20S170E TO 13S160E MOVING E 20 KT S OF 20S...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S178W TO 20S175E TO 13S160E. SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 20S W OF 168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S171W TO 19S180E TO 12S160E. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 22S W OF 171E.

.FRONT FROM 25S124W TO 22S139W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. NEW FRONT FORMING
FROM 25S132W TO 20S140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 20S134W TO 16S143W.

.TROUGH FROM 02S179E TO 08S170W TO 10S158W MOVING WSW SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM OF TROUGH S OF 04S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 04S160E TO 08S171E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S171W TO 21S177E MOVING S 10 KT AND GRADUALLY ERODING
FROM THE W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 11S TO 17S W OF 165E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 11S TO 13S BETWEEN 136W AND 138W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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