High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON JAN 22 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 22 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 23 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 24 2018.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 21S163W TO 16S169W TO 11S180E TO 06S160E MOVING SW
SLOWLY. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 21S BETWEEN 154W AND 164W.
SEAS DESCRIBED BELOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 15S TO
22S BETWEEN 159W AND 164W...FROM 10S TO 22S BETWEEN 150W AND 157W...
FROM 12S TO 16S BETWEEN 165W AND 176W...AND FROM 03S TO 17S BETWEEN
162E AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 23S166W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S164W TO
LOW TO 16S173W TO 13S180E TO 08S160E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF
22S BETWEEN 156W AND 165W. SEAS DESCRIBED BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH FROM 25S169W
TO 20S173W TO 13S180E TO 10S160E. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S
BETWEEN 155W AND 162W. SEAS DESCRIBED BELOW.

.TROUGH FROM 10S142W TO 13S137W TO 17S135W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED
TSTMS FROM 16S TO 23S BETWEEN 132W AND 140W...AND FROM 13S TO 16S
BETWEEN 132W AND 134W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S154W TO 14S147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 11S158W TO 15S153W.

.TROUGH FROM 20S160E TO 25S163E MOVING SW SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 17S TO 21S W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 23S160E TO 25S161E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED SW OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 15S154W TO 06S175W TO 02S167E MOVING WSW SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S170E TO 15S160E MOVING W SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12S TO 24S E OF 132W...AND FROM 20S TO 24S
BETWEEN 152W AND 164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 154W AND 170W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 14S E OF 129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 20S E OF 125W...S OF 24S
BETWEEN 155W AND 172W...AND N OF 02S BETWEEN 150W AND 175W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 20S150W TO
22S145W TO 23S143W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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