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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN FEB 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

SOUTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 120W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 21.1S162.1E 955 MB MOVING S 08 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER...AND
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT WITHIN 75 NM NW
QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT...AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER
FORECAST WATERS S OF 18S W OF 169E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S
OF 18S W OF 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA 23.1S161.5E 970 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER...AND
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT...AND
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 20S W OF 168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA JUST W OF AREA 24.6S159.9E
994 MB. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER...AND SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 70 NM OF CENTER. WINDS
20 TO 33 KT...AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS S
OF 22S W OF 166E.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON TROPICAL CYCLONE OLA...SEE THE LATEST
ADVISORY ISSUED BY RSMC NADI UNDER WMO HEADER WTPS11 NFFN.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 15S176W 1004 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 19S170W TO LOW TO
14S180E TO 16S172E MOVING S SLOWLY. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
120 NM OF A LINE FROM 10S177E TO 03S163E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 480 NM N OF LOW AND TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 210 NM S OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S176W 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 19S171W TO LOW TO
13S180E TO 19S170E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM OF A
LINE FROM 10S180E TO 04S160E. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM S OF
TROUGH E OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 15S179E 1002 MB. TROUGH
FROM 21S175W TO LOW TO 13S176E TO 15S167E. WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN
180 NM NE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 150 NM OF A LINE FROM 12S180E TO 02S160E. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 20S TO 23S BETWEEN 177W AND 175E.

.FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 23S159W TO 19S165W TO 19S170W. FRONT MOVING E
10 KT S OF 23S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. N TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 210 NM E OF FRONT S OF 20S. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM N AND NE OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S152W TO 21S157W TO 19S166W. N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S151W TO 21S158W TO 19S166W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 25S135W TO 13S160W TO 01S173E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S178W TO 17S179E MOVING SW SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S150W TO 20S161W. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT FROM 02S TO 09S W OF 169E....AND FROM 14S TO 18S W OF 165E. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT S OF 18S E OF 128W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 14S TO 20S W OF 163E. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT FROM 05S TO 11S BETWEEN 178E AND 164E...AND FROM 11S TO 22S
E OF 129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 150 NM OF A LINE FROM
17S174W TO 02S163E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 18S TO 22S W OF 163E.

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

.NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 12S W OF 172E. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 06S BETWEEN 174W AND 172E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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