High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 221700
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON SEP 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.12 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 25S172W TO 20S175E. WINDS 25 TO 35
KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 164W AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S160W TO 19S180E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S
OF 22S BETWEEN 156W AND 169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S142W TO 20S152W TO 11S167W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S158W TO 17S169W TO 10S178W. FRONT MOVING E SLOWLY S
OF 17S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 18S165W TO 13S173W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 144W AND 156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT ABSORBED BY GALE FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.FRONT FROM 25S162W TO 21S173W TO 16S168E. FRONT MOVING E 20 KT S OF
21S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 19S157W TO 10S166W NEARLY STATIONARY AND
DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 06S TO 16S E OF 125W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07S TO 15S E OF
129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09S TO 14S E OF
124W.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09S TO 20S W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF
180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 17S W OF
170E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S121W TO 17S155W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S164E TO 23S172E TO 21S177W MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S164W TO 10S170E TO 10S160E.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 04S TO 11S E OF 130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S158W TO
21S170W TO 25S178E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM
25S153W TO 10S177E TO 08S160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 03S TO 21S E OF
128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 17 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S147W TO
19S156W TO 19S164W TO 25S170W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE
FROM 25S144W TO 13S162W TO 10S170E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 04S TO 22S
E OF 130W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10S TO 17S W OF 165E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 07S TO 13S W OF 168E...SW OF A LINE
FROM 16S160E TO 25S172E...AND S OF 23S BETWEEN 127W AND 143W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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