High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC MON JAN 16 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC JAN 16 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 17 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC JAN 18 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 20S158W 1006 MB. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 200 NM OF LOW NE
QUADRANT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT. CONVERGENCE ZONE...CZ...CENTERED 18S157W
13S165W 11S173W. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS FROM 10S TO 18S BETWEEN 155W
AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S157W 1004 MB. CZ 20S154W 11S173W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE 25S156W 19S154W 12S170W. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT S OF LINE 25S153W 20S155W 25S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST 20S152W 997 MB. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF
LOW NE QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE
25S156W 20S151W 12S156W 11S168W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 25S172W 1005 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S172W 1004 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.LOW 19S127W 1010 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGH 22S120W THROUGH LOW TO
16S132W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM NE OF TROUGH AND LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 20S129W 1010 MB. TROUGH 21S120W TO LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S129W 1014 MB.

.RIDGE 25S145W 10S152W 05S170W 10S170E 16S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF LINE 25S153W 17S157W 25S159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF LINE 25S151W 18S153W 25S162W.
SEAS 8 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 180W AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST

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

.ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE 18S177E 12S160E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.



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