High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 060515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI MAR 06 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC MAR 06 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 07 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAR 08 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 09S172E 1002 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 11S160E
AND FROM LOW TO 10S1705 NEARLY STATIONARY. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM
01S TO 07S W OF 175E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 10S W
OF 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 21S W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S173E 999 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 11S160E
AND FROM LOW TO 11S172W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE
FROM 03S160E TO 05S175E TO 11S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S172E 993 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 11S160E
AND FROM LOW TO 13S175W. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF A LINE FROM 03S160E TO
05S173E TO 15S172E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 25S150W TO 22S160W TO 18S174W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS BETWEEN TROUGH AND 12S BETWEEN 160W AND
171W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S153W TO 20S165W TO 18S172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S150W TO 20S162W TO 18S168W. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF TROUGH S OF 23S.

.RIDGE FROM 25S140W TO 13S160W TO 06S170W TO 01S178W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 02S TO 06S W OR 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 120 NM OF A LINE FROM
03S160E TO 07S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT FROM 08S TO 12S BETWEEN 170E AND
177E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF A LINE FROM 03S160E
TO 06S175E TO 14S172E..AND IN AREA S OF 22S W OF 175E.

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

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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