High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SUN MAY 28 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 28 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 29 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 30 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 25S129W TO 16S145W MOVING E 20 KT S OF 24S AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF
FRONT...AND ELSEWHERE S OF 13S BETWEEN 145W AND 150W...S OF 09S
BETWEEN 150W AND 160W...AND FROM 09S TO 20S BETWEEN 160W AND 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 22S133W TO
17S139W. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF FRONT...AND ELSEWHERE S OF A
LINE FROM 17S139W TO 13S146W TO 11S157W...AND FROM 08S TO 18S
BETWEEN 157W AND 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT BECOMES A TROUGH FROM 25S123W TO 21S123W. SE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF A LINE FROM 25S127W TO 14S150W...FROM
12S TO 19S BETWEEN 150W AND 163W...AND FROM 10S TO 15S BETWEEN 169W
AND 177W.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S179W TO 21S175E MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S173W TO 21S175W THEN A TROUGH TO
17S176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S169W TO 21S175W.

.TROUGH FROM 15S176W TO 18S175W TO 21S174W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 17S TO 19S BETWEEN 165W AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH SECOND FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 165E BETWEEN 10S AND 13S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 175E BETWEEN 07S TO
14S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 171E BETWEEN 08S TO
14S.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S123W TO 20S128W TO 15S149W.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 08S BETWEEN 149W AND 162W...AND FROM 08S TO
21S BETWEEN 162W AND 167W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF A LINE FROM 04S120W
TO 08S132W TO 14S135W TO 19S132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 16S120W TO
10S126W TO 11S137W TO 17S143W TO 08S154W TO 07S160W...AND IN AREA
BOUNDED BY 07S160W 25S160W 18S170W 07S172W 07S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF A LINE FROM 09S120W TO
07S128W TO 18S139W TO 16S149W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM
12S149W TO 09S158W...AND FROM 08S TO 18S BETWEEN 158W AND 176W. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT FROM 07S TO 13S BETWEEN 161E AND 170E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 12S W OF 177W...FROM 01S TO
12S BETWEEN 147W AND 177W...AND FROM 09S TO 14S BETWEEN 134W AND
142W.


$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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