High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 262234
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC MON SEP 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SEP 26 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 27 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 28 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S178W TO 21S178E TO 17S172E CONTINUING AS A
STATIONARY FRONT TO 13S165E. COLD FRONT MOVING E 30 KT. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN FRONT AND 168E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S OF 21S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S168W TO 17S178E. WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS DECREASED TO 8 FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S159W TO 19S177W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S167W TO 19S178W MOVING E 15 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE
FROM 25S160W TO 23S164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S162W TO 18S173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT ABSORBED BY FRONT ABOVE.

.WEAK STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25S142W TO 22S148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.WEAK TROUGH FROM 18S132W TO 22S136W MOVING WSW SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S174E TO 21S168E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S131W TO 24S140W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S152W TO 18S170W TO 14S172E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 16S160E TO 15S164E MOVING NE SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 06S E OF 131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 10S TO 04S W OF 168E...AND FROM
13S TO 09S BETWEEN 157W AND 172W.

$$

.FORECASTER WROE. HONOLULU HI.



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