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FZPS40 PHFO 290510
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC THU JAN 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JAN 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 18S175W 1003 MB NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING. TROUGH
21S162W THROUGH LOW TO 15S174E 17S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 13S173W 1001 MB. TROUGH
22S162W THROUGH LOW TO 13S178E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM OF
LOW NE QUADRANT AND WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH S OF LOW. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S170W 998 MB. TROUGH 25S162W 22S168W THROUGH
LOW TO 14S180W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM OF LOW NE QUADRANT
AND WITHIN 180 NM NE OF TROUGH S OF LOW. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 13S173E 1002 MB. TROUGH 13S178E THROUGH
LOW TO 15S167E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW N SEMICIRCLE.
SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S176E 1002 MB. TROUGH FROM 15S180 THROUGH
LOW TO 14S168E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW N SEMICIRCLE.
SEE SEAS BELOW.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 17S160E 999 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW NE QUADRANT. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S161E 998 MB. TROUGH FROM 14S168E TO LOW.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.FRONT 25S143W 22S150W 23S160W 25S166W MOVING S 10 KT. ISOLATED
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST 25S145W 24S153W 25S166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF AREA.

.RIDGE 25S128W 20S134W 14S140W MOVING SW 10 KT.

.RIDGE 18S155W 07S165W 03S180W 00S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.SEAS 9 TO 10 FT FROM 13S TO 16S W OF 163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 10 FT FROM 11S TO 15S W OF 165E. SEAS 9
TO 11 FT WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE 07S175W 18S166W 25S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 10 FT FROM 09S TO 13S BETWEEN 179E AND
175E. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT FROM 12S TO 18S BETWEEN 167W AND 170W. SEAS 9
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF LINE 10S169W 18S167W 25S159W.

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

.SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF LINE 15S163W 06S175W
04S170E. ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS FROM 07S TO 15S W OF 168E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF LINES 17S141W 21S134W AND
20S165W 18S172W.

$$
.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.




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