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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC WED SEP 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SEP 02 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 03 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 04 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 03S171E 1010 MB MOVING SW SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 01S160E
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM S
OF THE LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 04S168E 1010 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 00S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH 03S180E TO 00S163E.

.FRONT 25S176W TO 22S180E TO 21S173E MOVING E 20 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S170W TO 21S180E TO 17S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S162W TO 20S172W TO 19S177E.

.FRONT 25S132W TO 20S137W TO 15S146W MOVING E 10 KT S OF 20S. NW TO
N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 24S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT ABSORBED BY FRONT DESCRIBED BELOW.

.FRONT 25S135W TO 22S140W TO 18S149W MOVING E 20 KT. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S126W TO 20S132W TO 17S138W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 24S120W TO 20S126W TO 16S137W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT EXTENDING SE TO NW THROUGH 25S160E. NW TO N
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 24S W OF 166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S173E TO 23S160E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT S OF 24S BETWEEN 170E AND 178E.

.HIGH 25S163E 1019 MB MOVING E 30 KT. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 23S174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25S179E 1019 MB. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 21S165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 25S169W 1019 MB. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 20S180W.

.RIDGE 24S120W TO 18S134W MOVING ENE SLOWLY AND ERODING FROM THE W
15 KT.

.RIDGE 25S164W TO 23S170W TO 22S176W MOVING E 10 KT AND ERODING FROM
THE W 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 13 TO 17 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 138W AND 160W. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF 16S BETWEEN 135W AND 170W. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT S OF 04S
E OF 135W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06S TO 15S BETWEEN 152W AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN 128W AND 144W.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 15S BETWEEN 128W AND 150W...S OF 10S
BETWEEN 150W AND 160W...AND FROM 10S TO 17S BETWEEN 160W AND 170W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 123W AND 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 11 FT S OF 13S E OF 132W...AND S OF 18S
BETWEEN 132W AND 141W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS BOUNDED BY 04S175W 08S165W
11S176W...AND FROM 09S TO 13S BETWEEN 169E AND 178E.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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