High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 242225
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC TUE JAN 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JAN 24 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 25 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 26 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 12S177E 1007 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO
09S170E TO LOW TO 10S170W TO 13S160W TO 20S151W TO 25S149W MOVING SW
SLOWLY E OF 170W...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 05S TO 15S BETWEEN 156W AND
177E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF TROUGH W OF 170E...AND
WITHIN 75 NM OF TROUGH E OF 153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S178E 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM 10S160E TO LOW TO
12S170W TO 20S162W TO 25S149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S179E 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 10S160E TO LOW TO
22S170W TO 25S168W.

.FRONT FROM 20S120W TO 18S130W THENCE TROUGH TO 15S136W TO 09S141W.
FRONT NEARLY STATIONARY...AND TROUGH MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 12S TO 19S BETWEEN 127W AND 145W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO A TROUGH FROM 22S120W TO 20S130W
TO 12S146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 23S120W TO 18S143W TO 11S151W.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 25S178E TO 17S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 24S BETWEEN 177E AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 25S177W TO 18S178W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S141W TO 10S156W TO 04S175W TO 03S160E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE FORECAST
AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 15S172W TO
18S171W TO 19S167W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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