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FZPS40 PHFO 030500
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC THU SEP 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SEP 03 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 04 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 05 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 03S171E 1011 MB MOVING SW SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 01S160E
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM
S AND SW OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 04S168E 1011 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 00S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH 16S177E TO 01S160E.

.FRONT 25S174W TO 22S179W MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S168W TO 21S177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S160W TO 22S167W.

.FRONT 25S132W TO 19S138W TO 14S146W MOVING E SLOWLY. NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 24S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT ABSORBED BY FRONT DESCRIBED BELOW.
ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT 25S133W TO 21S139W TO 18S147W MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S124W TO 21S129W TO 16S138W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 23S120W TO 16S137W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S163E TO 23S160E. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 120 NM W OF FRONT S OF 24S. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF FRONT S
OF 24S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S176E TO 21S165E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT S OF 24S BETWEEN 170E AND 179E.

.HIGH 24S165E 1020 MB MOVING E 30 KT. RIDGE 22S160E TO THE HIGH TO
23S177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25S179E 1019 MB. RIDGE 20S170E TO THE HIGH TO
25S172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. RIDGE 25S168W TO
20S180E.

.RIDGE 23S120W TO 17S134W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 23S162W TO 22S173W MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 13 TO 17 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 138W AND 160W. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF 16S BETWEEN 135W AND 170W. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT S OF 04S
E OF 135W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06S TO 15S BETWEEN 152W AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN 128W AND 144W.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 15S BETWEEN 128W AND 150W...S OF 10S
BETWEEN 150W AND 160W...AND FROM 10S TO 17S BETWEEN 160W AND 170W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 123W AND 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 11 FT S OF 13S E OF 132W...AND S OF 18S
BETWEEN 132W AND 141W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS BOUNDED BY 04S175W 07S167W
12S177W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 09S TO 14S BETWEEN
169E AND 178E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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