High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 261118
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC THU MAY 26 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 26 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 27 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 28 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.STATIONARY FRONT FORM 15S126W TO 18S120W. TROUGH FROM 11S147W
TO 14S142W TO 15S134W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 17S120W TO 17S126W THENCE A TROUGH TO
17S135W TO 14S142W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 17S120W TO 18S129W TO 17S135W THENCE
A TROUGH TO 14S142W.

.DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25S177W TO 23S174E TO 17S163W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT TROUGH FROM 25S175W TO 20S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 25S151W TO 21S148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S160W TO 12S152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S165W TO 11S158W TO 16S150W.

.HIGH NEAR 24S164E 1016 MB MOVING SE 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 29S172W 1021 MB.
RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 21S168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 29S165W 1021 MB.
.RIDGE FROM 25S179W TO 20S173W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S135W TO 23S127W TO 22S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FLATTENED OVER FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S168W TO 23S173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FLATTENED OVER FORECAST AREA.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 15S120W TO 12S135W TO 23S155W...AND
ALSO S OF A LINE FROM 25S177W TO 19S175E TO 19S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUND BY 04S140W
04S120W 25S120W TO 25S150W 16S150W 16S140W 04S140W. ALSO SEAS 8 TO
9 FT OF 18S BETWEEN 170E AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUND BY 02S120W
25S120W 25S140W 20S150W 05S153W 02S120W. SEAS ELSEWHERE SUBSIDED TO
8 FT OR LOWER.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE FROM 14S163W 11S170W TO 06S177W TO 04S174W.
NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF
LINE OF CONVERGENCE.

.OTHERWISE...EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE...ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS N OF 10S BETWEEN 165E AND 178W.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.


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