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FZPS40 PHFO 291100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC MON DEC 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 29 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 30 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 31 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 15S172W 1004 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 20S163W THROUGH
LOW TO 11S172W TO 07S180E TO 06S170E NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 20S BETWEEN 162W AND 169W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 15S169W 1004 MB. NEW SECOND LOW 19S161W 1006
MB. TROUGH FROM SECOND LOW THROUGH FIRST LOW TO 10S175W TO 07S175E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM SE QUADRANT OF SECOND LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FIRST LOW DISSIPATED. LOW 22S158W 1007 MB. TROUGH
FROM 23S153W THROUGH LOW TO 15S170W TO 15S174E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 210 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW.

.LOW 23S146W 1007 MB MOVING E 10 KT. FRONT FROM 25S140W THROUGH LOW
TO 21S147W TO 19S152W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM E AND NE OF LOW AND FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 23S142W 1008 MB. FRONT FROM 25S138W THROUGH
LOW TO 17S148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S136W 1010 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 21S142W TO
19S148W.

.LOW 07S163E 1004 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 07S160E THROUGH
LOW TO 06S170E NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY
STRONG TSTMS N OF 10S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 08S166E 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 08S160E THROUGH
LOW TO 07S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S164E 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM 08S160E THROUGH
LOW TO 15S174E.

.TROUGH FROM 10S157W TO 16S151W MOVING WSW SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S159W TO 17S152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13S158W TO 17S154W TO 20S151W.

.RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 14S140W TO 08S154W MOVING ENE SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S158W TO 17S159W TO 09S165W TO 04S174W MOVING E 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 15S BETWEEN 161W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 17S TO 22S BETWEEN 160W AND
173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LOWER ENTIRE AREA.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 22S BETWEEN 151W AND 165W...AND FROM
05S TO 09S BETWEEN 167W AND 171W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.







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