High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 311710
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC THU JUL 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC JUL 31 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 01 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 02 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 19S134W TO 19S142W TO 22S155W TO 25S166W
MOVING NE 10 KT E OF 134W...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SE TO S
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT BETWEEN 134W AND 156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 19S140W TO 20S168W. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT W OF 142W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 20S120W TO 21S139W THENCE TROUGH TO
20S147W TO 16S156W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF TROUGH.

.TROUGH FROM 05S160E TO 06S175E TO 11S175W TO 17S164W NEARLY
STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BETWEEN TROUGH AND
LINE FROM 12S163E TO 18S166E TO 24S179W TO 24S170W TO 19S164W.
ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 165 NM
OF TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 10S BETWEEN 166W AND
170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S160E TO 09S173E TO 16S168W. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF TROUGH E OF 170E. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM
10S TO 16S BETWEEN 164E AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. MAINLY E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT S OF LINE FROM 16S156W TO 12S178E TO 14S166E.

.WEAK TROUGH 25S167E TO 20S165E MOVING WSW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 25S162E TO 22S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH ABSORBED BY FRONT FROM 25S162E TO 22S160E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S145W TO 23S132W MOVING S SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT S OF LINE FROM 23S120W TO 20S128W TO 20S131W TO
23S137W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 18S120W TO 14S131W
TO 18S143W TO 15S153W TO 12S155W TO 12S169W TO 15S178W. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT BOUNDED BY 06S168E TO 10S180E TO 15S178W TO 23S178W TO 13S163E TO
06S168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT S OF 20S E OF 134W. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 08S120W TO 10S131W TO 18S142W TO 18S160W
TO 14S166W TO 10S174E TO 10S167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 13 FT FROM 18S TO 23S BETWEEN 164W AND
170W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 04S120W TO 07S129W TO
18S141W TO 18S151W TO 14S161W TO 10S179E TO 10S167E...EXCEPT SEAS 8
FT OR LESS S OF 24S BETWEEN 141W AND 160W.

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

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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