High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC TUE MAY 31 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAY 31 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUN 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JUN 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 16S138W 1013 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 16S122W TO
18S135W TO LOW TO 11S146W NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT FROM LOW AND TROUGH TO 22S BETWEEN 130W AND 141W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW...AND S OF 13S
BETWEEN 122W AND 134W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 16S139W 1013 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S121W TO
15S131W TO LOW TO 14S144W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 19S TO
22S BETWEEN 132W AND 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 16S122W 1013 MB. TROUGH
FROM 16S120W TO NEW LOW TO 14S133W TO 16S143W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.LOW 08S166W 1011 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 11S156W TO
13S161W TO LOW TO 08S179W TO 03S166E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S169W 1010 MB. TROUGH FROM 14S159W TO LOW
TO 07S176E TO 05S162E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 13S158W TO 08S174W
TO 08S173E.

.FRONT FROM 25S172W TO 22S180E TO 17S160E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT S
OF 22S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT W OF 174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S168W TO 20S180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S154W TO 21S164W.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 18S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 15S W OF
168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S W OF 170E.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW TROUGH FROM 25S157W TO 21S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S153W TO 22S158W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S158W TO 23S171W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S166E TO 23S178E MOVING E 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 07S TO 15S W OF 173E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 20S E OF 122W.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.



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