High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 210515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN SEP 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SEP 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 18S172E TO 10S160E MOVING W 15 KT. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT FROM 12S TO 18S W OF 170E...AND FROM 06S TO 12S BETWEEN 163E
AND 172E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18S167E TO 15S160E. E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 21S W OF 170E.
.49 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF AREA. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
FROM 10S TO 19S W OF 168E.

.FRONT FROM 25S173W TO 19S177W MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 22S167W TO 20S174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 20S165W TO 20S172W. SW TO W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 162W AND 178E.

.FRONT FROM 25S143W TO 22S148W THENCE TROUGH TO 14S157W. FRONT
MOVING SE 10 KT...TROUGH MOVING NW 15 KT. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 300
NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF AREA. TROUGH FROM 25S149W TO
20S157W TO 14S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 15S164W TO 08S168W.

.TROUGH FROM 19S170W TO 12S177W TO 05S167E TO 01S163E MOVING W 15
KT. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM OF TROUGH W OF 169E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM S OF TROUGH W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17S171W TO 06S179W TO 05S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S176W TO 04S172E TO 02S160E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S130W TO 20S143W MOVING E 15 KT AND DEVELOPING
WESTWARD.

.RIDGE FROM 25S157W TO 21S171W MOVING SE 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 23S178E TO 23S165E TO 24S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S170W TO
12S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 177E AND 167W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S160W TO 20S167W TO
10S167E TO 10S160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 08S TO 18S E OF 123W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.




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