High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI APR 29 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 29 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 30 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 01 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 17S150W 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
06S176W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW AND 240 NM NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 17S150W TO 05S180W.
.48 FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S144W TO 07S180W.

.FRONT 25S134W TO 22S137W TO 18S147W MOVING E 10 KT. S TO SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 128W AND 133W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S125W TO 20S135W TO 18S145W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 21S120W TO 19S130W TO 20S140W.

.SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 15S BETWEEN 160W AND 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 18S AND 22S
BETWEEN 155W TO 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 18S BETWEEN 180E
AND 165E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 19S120W TO 15S170W TO 20S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 20S120W TO
20S145W TO 13S170W TO 25S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S130W TO
15S170W TO 25S170E.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 00S TO 08S BETWEEN
155W AND 175W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 13S W OF 175W.

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.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.



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