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FZPS40 PHFO 031100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC FRI JUL 03 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC JUL 03 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 04 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUL 05 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL 07.0S 160.9E 998 MB MOVING SE 05 KT. TROUGH
FROM 09S161E TO 13S166E TO 11S174E NEARLY STATIONARY. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT WITH GUSTS TO 45 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 03S TO 11S W OF 164E. ALSO...SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM TROUGH TO 18S W OF 164E.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 12S W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL JUST W OF AREA NEAR 8.7S
159.3E. TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 16S168E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45
KT WITH GUSTS TO 55 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE FROM 08S TO 13S W OF 163E. ALSO...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 11 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL MOVED FAR W OF AREA.
TROUGH FROM 16S160E TO 16S170E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 11
FT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 162E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S131W TO 21S134W TO 20S140W TO 18S143W TO 15S155W
MOVING E 10 KT S OF 21S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S123W TO 18S132W TO 18S140W TO
14S158W. NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
ALSO...SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM S OF FRONT W OF 144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 17S130W TO 15S155W TO
13S169W. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT W
OF 140W.

.FRONT FROM 25S170E TO 21S168E TO 16S165E MOVING E 10 KT S OF 21S...
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S177E TO 20S176E. N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S174W TO 17S180E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH FROM 25S149W TO 21S155W MOVING NE SLOWLY. SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 21S144W TO 18S160W. SE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. SEE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH FRONT
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.WEAK TROUGH FROM 07S146W TO 12S143W MOVING WSW SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 12S TO 20S BETWEEN 162W AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S
OF 16S BETWEEN 160W AND 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 16S127W TO 14S136W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S141W TO 23S136W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S178W TO 18S171E MOVING E 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 23S160E TO 22S166E MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S123W TO 20S131W TO 10S163W TO
12S172E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 24S W OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S138W TO
20S155W TO 25S159W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S178E TO
22S169E...AND ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 23S120W TO 18S129W TO
16S150W TO 09S163W TO 10S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 128W AND 142W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 17S120W TO 17S151W TO
13S158W TO 17S164W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S177W TO
18S173E TO 25S165E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 03S BETWEEN 158W AND 171W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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