High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC TUE OCT 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC OCT 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC OCT 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 22S125W TO 25S130W. FRONT MOVING N SLOWLY E
OF 128W...NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 18S120W TO 19S125W TO
25S130W. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT FROM 25S142W TO 22S145W TO 17S157W TO 13S162W MOVING E 10 KT
S OF 18S...NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
150 NM E OF FRONT S OF 21S. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM NE
OF FRONT S OF 20S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S138W TO 21S142W TO 17S150W TO
13S162W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S138W TO 21S140W TO 14S160W.

.TROUGH FROM 03S164E TO 08S164E TO 13S171W MOVING SW SLOWLY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM OF TROUGH S OF
07S...AND FROM 03S TO 11S W OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S161E TO 15S170E TO 18S180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO 14S170E TO 20S177W.

.RIDGE FROM 15S141W TO 11S151W TO 11S158W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S174W TO 23S168W TO 18S163W MOVING E 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 9 TO 12 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 147W AND 159W. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT S
OF 20S E OF 128W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 11 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 140W AND 153W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 17S E OF 127W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 131W AND 140W.

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

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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