High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 020515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT AUG 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 02 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 03 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 04 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 19S120W TO 20S143W TO 19S153W THENCE A SHEAR LINE TO
12S174W TO 09S170E. FRONT AND SHEAR LINE NEARLY STATIONARY. SE WINDS
20 TO 30 KT S OF FRONT AND SHEAR LINE W OF 140W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF SHEAR LINE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 22S145W 1013 MB. FRONTS FROM LOW TO
23S143W TO 24S136W AND FROM LOW TO 18S150W THENCE A SHEAR LINE TO
09S173E TO 12S163E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT S OF LOW AND FRONT E OF 146W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF FRONT AND SHEAR LINE BETWEEN 146W AND 175E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN SHEAR LINE AND 14S W OF 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S140W 1010 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 18S148W
THENCE A SHEAR LINE TO 12S165W TO 09S165E TO 12S160E. WINDS 30 TO 35
KT WITHIN 240 NM W QUADRANT OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE S OF
FRONT AND SHEAR LINE E OF 179W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM S OF
SHEAR LINE W OF 179W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 06S160E TO 09S170E MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF AREA.

.TROUGH FROM 04S173W TO 08S169W TO 12S167W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM SW OF TROUGH...AND FROM 11S TO 13S
BETWEEN 160W AND 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03S178W TO 12S168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03S177E TO 07S176W TO 11S170W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S165E TO 23S162E MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF A LINE FROM 18S120W TO 20S129W. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 05S120W TO 17S140W TO 17S154W TO
10S166W TO 10S167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT FROM 15S TO 21S BETWEEN 164W AND
174W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 02S120W TO 08S136W
TO 20S142W TO 10S170W TO 08S174E TO 11S166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S140W TO
23S145W TO 23S147W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM
21S127W TO 22S140W TO 10S164W TO 08S179W TO 10S168E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
E OF A LINE FROM 04S132W TO 17S125W.

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

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.





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