High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SUN MAR 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAR 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 22S163W 1006 MB MOVING ESE 10 KT. TROUGH FROM 25S153W TO LOW TO
10S172W TO 07S176W TO 02S163E NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 21S TO
23S BETWEEN 160W AND 163W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS
N OF TROUGH W OF 170W...AND FROM 12S TO 19S BETWEEN 161W AND 168W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S158W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S150W TO LOW TO
10S173W TO 04S179W TO 04S165E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 21S TO 24S
BETWEEN 156W AND 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S156W 1009 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S145W TO LOW TO
13S169W TO 10S176W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 22S
BETWEEN 154W AND 157W.

.FRONT FROM 25S162E TO 25S160E MOVING N SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 25S166E TO 23S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S175E TO 22S165E TO
21S160E.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 25S130W TO 24S136W TO 25S140W MOVING S SLOWLY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF LINE FROM 22S141W TO 23S128W
TO 25S124W...AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA AND DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 18S140W TO 17S153W MOVING S SLOWLY AND
GRADUALLY ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 13S157W TO 07S165W TO 02S176W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 20S TO 23S BETWEEN 161W AND 166W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 155W AND 165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF LINE FROM 24S142W TO 21S147W
TO 21S162W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 06S BETWEEN 130W AND 135W...AND
FROM 09S TO 11S BETWEEN 129W AND 131W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.








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