High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SUN JAN 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC JAN 25 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 26 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 27 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE...CZ...FROM 18S157W TO 13S162W TO 10S171W TO
10S177E TO 06S168E TO 08S160E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO
12 FT WITHIN 300 NM N OF CZ W OF 166W. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS FROM
06S TO 12S BETWEEN 167W AND 178E...AND N OF 10S BETWEEN  178E AND
165E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 09S W OF 165E...AND WITHIN 270
NM OF A LINE FROM 04N162W TO 12S158W TO 19S154W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 16S158W TO 11S167W TO 10S180W TO 08S170E
TO 07S160E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 300 NM
N OF CZ W OF 177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 11S170W TO 10S180W TO 10S170E TO 07S160E.
NW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 300 NM N OF CZ W OF
177W.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 24S120W TO FIRST LOW 22S128W 1012 MB TO
SECOND LOW 19S134W 1012 MB TO 17S137W. LOWS NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT SEAS TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 126W AND 131W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 16S TO 23S E OF 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FIRST LOW DISSIPATED. FRONT FROM 25S120W TO
22S130W TO LOW 18S135W 1009 MB TO 13S139W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT
OR LESS AND SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S133W TO LOW 22S137W 1009 MB TO
16S143W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S149W TO 20S151W TO 16S153W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS IN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM
13S153W TO 21S153W TO 21S144W TO 12S150W TO 13S153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S153W TO 17S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 22S151W TO 15S159W.

.FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 19S167W THENCE TROUGH TO 14S177W TO 16S170E.
FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S164W TO 20S166W TO 15S170W TO
17S179W TO 18S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S176W TO 14S179W TO 16S172E.

.FRONT FROM 25S165E TO 21S164E MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165E TO 21S167E TO 16S161E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TRANSITIONED TO TROUGH FROM 25S163E TO
20S168E TO 14S165E.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 16S132W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S137W TO 18S140W TO 10S150W TO 06S165W TO 01S172E
NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S170E TO 21S167E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.





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