High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC MON SEP 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SEP 01 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 02 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 03 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW DEVELOPING ALONG STATIONARY FRONT. STATIONARY FRONT FROM
25S129W TO 21S138W TO 16S144W THENCE A TROUGH TO 12S153W TO 09S165W
TO 11S177W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF
FRONT. ALSO SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM S OF
TROUGH W OF 165W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF
TROUGH.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 25S137W 1010 MB. FRONTS FROM LOW TO
25S129W AND FROM LOW TO 20S141W TO 16S144W THENCE A TROUGH TO
12S153W TO 09S165W TO 11S177W. WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT S OF
22S BETWEEN 125W AND 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT FROM 25S129W
TO 20S141W TO 16S144W THENCE A TROUGH TO 12S153W TO 09S165W TO
11S177W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 24S BETWEEN 125W AND 135W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S129W TO 21S138W THENCE A TROUGH TO
16S144W TO 09S150W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM SW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 25S160E. WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KT S OF 22S W OF 163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S169E TO 20S167E TO 15S165E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF 23S W OF 173E. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT S OF 23S W
OF 167E.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25S179W TO 18S171W TO 11S162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S177W TO 13S169W.

.HIGH NEAR 25S160E 1017 MB MOVING SW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 28S174E
1017 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH NEAR 25S171W 1017 MB. DEVELOPING RIDGE FROM
HIGH TO 16S173E.

.RIDGE FROM 22S120W TO 17S132W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS INCREASING TO 20 KT OR GREATER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09S TO 18S E OF 130W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 16S160W TO 13S140W TO
05S134W TO 05S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT SE OF A LINE FROM 00S133W TO
25S145W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT SE OF A LINE FROM 00S128W TO
25S140W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 16S BETWEEN 179W AND
165E AND ALSO N OF 05S W OF 165E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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