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FZPS40 PHFO 300515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI JAN 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JAN 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL DEPRESSION 09F 16.9S160.8E 997 MB MOVING E 6 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT G 35 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 20S W
OF 165E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT...AND
WITHIN 180 NM ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM 09F 17.2S161.7E 994 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT G 45 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 KT
OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE FROM
07S TO 21S W OF 168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM 09F 18.4S162.1E 992 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT G 55 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 KT
OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE S OF
A LINE FROM 07S171E TO 04S160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 19S171W 1002 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 25S160W TO LOW TO
10S179E TO 16S165E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 360 NM NE OF TROUGH E
OF 178W. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 480 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH E
OF 170E...AND WITHIN 300 NM N AND NW OF TROUGH W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 19S168W 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S162W TO LOW TO
11S176W TO 15S170E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 360 NM NE OF TROUGH E
OF 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 20S165W 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S160W TO LOW TO
12S173W TO 14S170E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM NE OF TROUGH E
OF 170W.

.LOW 24S166E 1002 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 25S166W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF AREA.

.FRONT FROM 25S145W TO 23S150W TO 25S157W MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF A LINE FROM 23S135W TO 19S142W TO 16S157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S130W TO 12S160W TO 04S169W TO 02S167E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S174E TO 21S174E TO 16S178E MOVING SE SLOWLY.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 11S TO 17S W OF 165E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A
LINE FROM 21S160W TO 14S169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 166E...AND S
OF A LINE FROM 22S156W TO 11S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF A LINE FROM 06S170E TO
25S166E...AND S OF A LINE FROM 25S149W TO 12S168W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.





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