High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 222341
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SAT NOV 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC NOV 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW DEVELOPING ALONG STATIONARY FRONT. FRONT FROM 21S155W TO
19S141W TO 22S125W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT OVER
FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM
OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S152W TO 21S140W TO 22S125W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 23S137W 1010 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
23S128W AND FROM LOW TO 16S142W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 360 NM OF
TROUGH LINE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 148W AND 132W.

.LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR 09S177W 1007 MB
MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 13S172W TO 13S165W AND TROUGH
FROM 08S178E TO 09S172E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
240 NM SE OF LOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM OF
TROUGH LINE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 12S177W 1005 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
14S175W TO 18S168W AND FROM LOW TO 08S178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 15S175W 1002 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
17S169W AND FROM LOW TO 09S179E. WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AND
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW NE SEMICIRCLE.

.TROUGH FROM 06S160W TO 08S154W TO 10S148W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S163W TO 12S153W TO 13S141W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S163W TO 12S153W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 18S W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12S TO 23S BETWEEN 163E AND
178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 02S W OF 170E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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