High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 161712
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED APR 16 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC APR 16 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC APR 17 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC APR 18 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S171E TO 20S166E TO 17S160E MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S175E TO 20S170E TO 15S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S176E TO 17S168E.

.FRONT FROM 25S121W TO 20S130W TO 17S139W TO 20S148W TO 25S154W
NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT. SCATTERED STRONG
TSTMS S OF 20S BETWEEN 149W AND 153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S121W TO 20S129W TO 17S140W TO
25S154W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT W OF 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 20S130W TO 18S141W TO
25S151W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH FROM 07S160E TO 06S173E TO 07S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS IN AREA N OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S160E TO 05S172E TO 10S174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S160E TO 05S170E TO 07S177E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S163W TO 20S165W TO 12S175W MOVING E 10 KT. NUMEROUS
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM NE AND E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S161W TO 20S162W TO 14S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S158W TO 16S163W.

.RIDGE FROM 21S120W TO 19S125W MOVING SE SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S178E TO 20S171E TO 17S165E MOVING E SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 10 TO 12 FT S OF 22S E OF 147W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE SE
OF A LINE FROM 00S120W TO 06S131W TO 18S137W TO 20S151W TO 25S159W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT SW OF A LINE FROM 17S160E TO 25S171W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 18S120W TO
18S136W TO 25S154W. SEAS TO 9 FT FROM 02S TO 10S E OF 130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT SE OF A LINE FROM 10S120W TO
25S140W. SEAS TO 9 FT S OF 23S W OF 170E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 03S E OF 127W...N OF 05S BETWEEN 129W
AND 143W...AND N OF 04S BETWEEN 160E AND 171E.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.





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