High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 282302
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC THU MAY 28 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC MAY 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 05S165E 1011 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 480 NM OF CENTER W AND SW QUADRANTS. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 05S165E 1010 MB. DEVELOPING TROUGH FROM
LOW TO 06S178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 05S165E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
06S178E TO 06S178E.

.TROUGH FROM 07S177W TO 13S173W TO 18S167W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM SW OF TROUGH AXIS. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 270 NE OF TROUGH AXIS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13S177E TO 19S178W TO 23S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S155W TO 23S162W TO 22S169W. WINDS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT SW OF TROUGH.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 21S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 19S W OF 167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 11 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 19S157W TO 25S143W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 10S170W 10S156W 25S134W
25S177E 19S177E 18S174W 10S170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
06S164W 06S149W 15S149W 17S127W 25S122W 25S176W 21S176W 06S164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
09S120W 25S120W 25S173W 23S169W 24S137W 12S129W 09S120W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 05S BETWEEN 150W AND 170W.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.





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