High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED FEB 22 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 22 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 23 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 24 2017.

.WARNINGS...

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE BART JUST S OF AREA NEAR 25.6S 156.8W 995 MB
MOVING ESE 30 KT. TROUGH FROM TC TO 23S157W TO 16S161W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N QUADRANT...240 NM E QUADRANT...AND 90 NM
W QUADRANT. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE OF
TC. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM E OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE BART MOVED WELL S OF AREA.
TROUGH FROM 25S149W TO 20S151W. OVER FORECAST WATERS WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 180 NM W OF TROUGH S OF 23S. SEAS DESCRIBED BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED S OF AREA. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20
KT OR LESS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE 14F 21.2S 172.8W 998 MB MOVING SE 30 KT. TROUGH
FROM 25S173W TO LOW 15S174E TO 13S160E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40
KT GUSTS 50 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 225 NM NE SEMICIRCLE
AND WITHIN 75 NM SW SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN
420 NM NE OF TC AND TROUGH E OF 174E...AND WITHIN 120 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 300 NM N OF LOW. NUMEROUS
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM
N AND NE OF TROUGH AND LOW.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE 14F 24.2S 167.4W. TROUGH FROM
25S166 TO LOW TO 21S167W TO 16S177E TO 12S160E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 215 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 50 NM SW SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE OF TC AND TROUGH E OF 174E...AND WITHIN
120 NM SW SEMICIRCLE OF TC. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 420 NM N
OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE MOVED S OF AREA. TROUGH FROM
25S163W TO 22S165W TO 15S177E TO 14S160E. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN
240 NM NE AND E OF TROUGH E OF 162W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 420 NM NE AND E OF TROUGH E OF 162W...AND WITHIN 240 NM NE
OF TROUGH E OF 175E. SEAS DESCRIBED BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S158W TO 21S165W TO 16S179W TO
14S160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 240 NM NE OF TROUGH E OF 170E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 14S151W TO 08S166W MOVING SW 10 KT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 25S145W TO 17S155W MOVING SE 15 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED S OF AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 20S142W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 14S158W TO 08S175W TO 03S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S153W TO 17S158W TO
11S179E TO 12S173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT S OF A LINE FROM 23S159W TO
18S165W TO 18S168W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM
22S157W TO 15S165W TO 12S179E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN
148W AND 155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S149W TO
20S153W TO 16S170W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 14S TO 20S BETWEEN 170W
AND 179W.

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

.ITCZ FROM 05S120W TO 03S130W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90
NM OF ITCZ.

.ISOLATED TSTMS FROM 16S TO 20S BETWEEN 127W AND 143W...AND FROM
05S TO 11S BETWEEN 136W AND 140W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.



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