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FZPS40 PHFO 201715
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON OCT 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC OCT 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC OCT 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 08S169E 1010 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 01S160E TO 03S165E
LOW TO 12S176E TO 14S178W MOVING SW SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 06S160E TO 10S164E TO
14S179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S160E TO 17S171E.

.FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 25S134W MOVING N SLOWLY. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT S OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 22S126W TO 25S131W.
SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 19S120W TO 20S126W TO 25S132W.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.

.FRONT FROM 25S146W TO 21S147W TO 17S149W TO 15S154W TO 11S172W
MOVING E SLOWLY S OF 15S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 141W AND FRONT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
BETWEEN FRONT AND A LINE FROM 25S138W TO 20S140W TO 16S147W...AND
FROM 08S TO 14S BETWEEN 170W AND 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S144W TO 15S153W TO 13S157W. WINDS
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S141W TO 16S151W TO 13S163W.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 25S175E TO 21S167E MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 11S155W TO 14S145W TO 20S138W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF LINE FROM 24S143W TO 23S155W TO 20S163W TO
25S167W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S E OF 133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 21S120W TO
22S124W TO 25S132W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 149W AND 158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF LINES FROM 14S120W TO 15S124W
TO 25S131W...AND FROM 25S143W TO 22S148W TO 22S154W TO 25S159W.

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

$$

.HONOLULU HI.




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