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FZPS40 PHFO 231700
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC TUE SEP 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 25S161W TO 20S173W TO 16S173E TO 13S160E. FRONT MOVING E
15 KT S OF 20S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
S OF 22S BETWEEN 147W AND 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120
NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S143W TO 17S160W TO 10S180E. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S139W TO 18S151W TO 14S167W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 17S166W TO 08S176E. FRONT MOVING E SLOWLY S
OF 17S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SEE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH
GALE WARNING ABOVE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT ABSORBED BY FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 03S174E TO 09S176W TO 10S168W MOVING WSW 10 KT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S169E TO 10S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S160E TO 13S176E.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 09S TO 22S W OF 178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 18S W OF
170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06S TO 17S E OF 131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09S TO 16S E OF
125W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 15S E OF
124W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S120W TO 19S140W TO 15S163W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 21S175W MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 20 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S158W TO 21S170W TO 25S178E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S154W TO 08S176E TO
07S160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 03S TO 20S E OF 128W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S147W TO
19S160W TO 23S172W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM
25S146W TO 14S161W TO 19S170E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 03S TO 22S E OF
130W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 09S TO 17S W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 11 TO 13 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 137W AND 151W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S135W TO 06S150W TO
05S164W TO 25S174W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 04S TO 20S E OF 128W...AND
FROM 08S TO 20S W OF 170E.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 10S W OF 172E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 22S BETWEEN 179E AND 167E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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