High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 110325
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN DEC 11 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 11 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 12 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 13 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 07S164E 1008 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 15S172E TO LOW
TO 07S160E MOVING WSW SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06S
TO 16S W OF 176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S164E 1009 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S172E TO
12S165E TO LOW TO 08S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S165E 1009 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S175E TO LOW
TO 10S160E.

.FRONT FROM 25S170E TO 23S160E MOVING E 15 KT. SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S172E TO 21S160E. E TO SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 20S W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S172W TO 22S175E TO 20S160E. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 17S W OF 176E

.FRONT FROM 25S151W TO 20S160W TO 15S170W TO 11S177W. FRONT MOVING
E SLOWLY S OF 20S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S150W TO 20S160W TO 16S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S147W TO 20S158W TO 17S170W.

.FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 18S127W TO 18S135W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM S AND 90 NM N OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 18S128W TO 17S135W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 18S127W TO 16S135W.

.TROUGH FROM 08S163W TO 12S155W TO 13S146W MOVING WSW 10 KT.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S165W TO 11S158W TO 13S155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S170W TO 16S160W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S144W TO 17S158W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 18S120W TO 16S132W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST
AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 16S TO 22S BETWEEN 172E AND 178E.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.



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