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FZPS40 PHFO 281100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC THU MAY 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAY 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 04S166E 1009 MB MOVING W SLOWLY AND DISSIPATING. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM NW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 25S153W TO 21S165W...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH TO 17S179W.
FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM
TROUGH TO 22S W OF 171W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF
FRONT AND TROUGH,
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S157W TO 22S175W TO 18S177E. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 160W AND
178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S164W TO 21S171W TO 23S179W. WINDS
20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF TROUGH E OF 172W.

.TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 11S170E TO 13S175E MOVING N SLOWLY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM N OF TROUGH,
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S160E TO 09S171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S160E TO 08S169E.

.TROUGH FROM 02S173W TO 08S172W TO 11S170W MOVING WSW SLOWLY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S179W TO 11S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S179E TO 11S180E.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF
OF 174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12S TO 19S W OF
168E.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW TROUGH FROM 15S171E TO 20S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S154W TO 22S163W TO 21S173W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 25S142W TO 10S155W TO
19S178E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 08S TO 16S BETWEEN 178E AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S127W TO
08S151W TO 08S166W TO 20S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 10S120W TO
10S136W TO 17S143W TO 05S147W TO 04S163W TO 25S177W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 13S BETWEEN 175W AND 175E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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