High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 051532
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC THU MAY 05 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 05 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 06 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 07 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST

.LOW 21S178W 1012 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S
BETWEEN 170W AND 173E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 20S BETWEEN 170W
AND 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S
BETWEEN 170E AND 180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 18S135W TO 15S153W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT W OF 134W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 19S128W TO 14S147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 20S120W TO 17S140W TO 13S148W.

.TROUGH FROM 03S175W TO 10S167W TO 14S164W TO 17S166W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM OF TROUGH...
AND ELSEWHERE N OF 04S BETWEEN 174W AND 178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 03S177W TO 13S168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 05S161W TO 12S156W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S165W TO 12S158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S168W TO 13S162W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S163E TO 21S165E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S165E TO 15S172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S167E TO 15S168E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S156W TO 23S140W TO 25S125W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 15S120W TO 13S130W TO 13S139W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 18S E OF 139W...AND S OF 21S BETWEEN 168W AND
171E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 13S TO 18S E OF 132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 169E AND 176W...
AND OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 23S E OF 146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 20S E OF
144W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02S TO 08S BETWEEN 162E AND 176E...FROM
04S TO 09S BETWEEN 148W AND 153W...AND FROM 15S TO 19S BETWEEN 156W
AND 160W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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