High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 251100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SUN JAN 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC JAN 25 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 26 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 27 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 23S165W 1002 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 25S164W TO LOW
TO 18S171W TO 17S180E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 23S165W 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S163W TO LOW
TO 17S169W TO 17S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 25S165W TO 20S166W TO
18S180E TO 19S173E.

.FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 20S133W TO 22S139W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S122W TO 21S130W TO 16S137W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 21S136W 1009 MB. FRONT FROM 25S126W TO LOW
TO 16S141W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM NE AND E QUADRANTS OF
LOW.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S162E TO 23S161E MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FIRST TROUGH DESCRIBED BELOW.

.TROUGH FROM 25S168E TO 20S175E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM W OF...AND WITHIN 90 NM E OF...TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S166E TO 20S170E TO 18S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S165E TO 21S168E TO 18S178E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S148W TO 17S153W TO 12S170W TO 11S180E TO 13S165E
NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 330 NM
N AND NE OF TROUGH N OF 21S. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM S
AND SW OF TROUGH N OF 21S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S150W TO 18S153W TO 14S165W TO
12S180E TO 13S167E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 270 NM N OF TROUGH W OF
180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S148W TO 22S156W TO 15S159W TO
13S170W TO 13S170E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN WITHIN 330 NM N OF
TROUGH W OF 180E.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 18S123W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 18S137W TO 09S150W TO 02S170W TO 02S176E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S137W TO 23S138W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 22S174E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 06S BETWEEN 150W AND 162W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF
21S BETWEEN 173W AND 171E...N OF 10S BETWEEN 140W AND 150W...AND
FROM 07S TO 16S BETWEEN 162W AND 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 08S BETWEEN 159W AND 167W...
AND FROM 10S TO 16S BETWEEN 151W AND 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 07S TO 12S BETWEEN 173W AND
166E.

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

.NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 04S W OF 173E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 12S W OF 165E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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