High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN OCT 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC OCT 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC OCT 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 20S171W 1011 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY AND WEAKENING. FRONT FROM
25S163W TO THE LOW TO 16S176W MOVING 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM NE OF FRONT S OF 20S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 16S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 21S155W TO 18S168W.

.FRONT FROM 25S132W TO 22S136W TO 18S144W MOVING E 10 KT. NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 126W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM NE AND E OF FRONT S OF 21S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S128W TO 20S135W TO 18S142W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S121W TO 20S128W TO 16S139W.

.TROUGH FROM 08S168E TO 11S174E TO 12S180E MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S169E TO 14S180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11S170E TO 16S180E.

.TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 13S166E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH...AND FROM 11S TO 14S
BETWEEN 165E AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S160E TO 13S165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 13S164E.

.RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 20S128W TO 18S136W MOVING NE 10 KT AND
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S155W TO 23S158W TO 21S164W MOVING E 10 KT.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13S TO 17S W OF 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 125W AND 132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S E OF 127W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER
OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06S TO 14S BETWEEN 160W AND 170W.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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