High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC FRI JUL 03 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 03 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 04 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 05 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL 7.6S 161.4E 998 MB MOVING SE 04 KT. TROUGH
FROM 09S161E TO 13S166E TO 12S175E NEARLY STATIONARY. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 04S TO 11S W OF 164E. ALSO...SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE FROM TROUGH TO 19S W
OF 165E. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 12S W OF
167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL JUST W OF AREA NEAR 09.7S
159.6E. TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 13S173E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40
KT WITH GUSTS TO 50 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 100 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE FROM 08S TO 13S W OF 163E. ALSO...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE FROM TROUGH TO 22S W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL MOVED FAR W OF AREA.
TROUGH FROM 17S160E TO 16S170E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12
FT FROM 11S TO 20S W OF 169E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S129W TO 20S134W TO 18S142W TO 15S154W MOVING E 10 KT
S OF 20S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S120W TO 18S130W TO 16S144W TO
13S157W. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT W
OF 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 17S130W TO 15S155W TO
13S169W. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT W
OF 140W.

.FRONT FROM 25S172E TO 20S169E TO 17S167E MOVING E 10 KT S OF 20S...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF
FRONT N OF 19S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S177E TO 20S176E. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S174W TO 17S180E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH FROM 25S145W TO 24S150W TO 19S157W MOVING NE SLOWLY. SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. SEE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH FRONT
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.WEAK TROUGH FROM 07S146W TO 12S143W MOVING WSW SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 12S TO 20S BETWEEN 162W AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 16S126W TO 14S135W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S141W TO 22S135W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S179W TO 21S174E MOVING E 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 21S160E TO 21S168E MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S123W TO 21S131W TO 10S163W TO
12S173E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 24S W OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S136W TO
19S155W TO 25S160W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S177E TO
TO 22S170E...AND ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 23S120W TO 18S128W TO
09S162W TO 10S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 146FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 126W AND 142W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S176W TO 18S173E TO 25S165E...AND
ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 16S120W TO 15S150W TO 12S157W TO 25S166W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 02S BETWEEN 159W AND 166W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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