High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SUN SEP 21 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 25S176W TO 20S171E TO 16S160E MOVING E 20 KT S OF 18S
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120
NM OF FRONT W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S158W TO 16S175W TO 13S170E. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 175E AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S154W TO 16S17W TO 12S180W. WINDS 20
TO 35 KT S OF A LINE FROM 25S168W TO 21S163W TO 25S144W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S164W TO 20S174W TO 14S170W TO 12S160W MOVING E
SLOWLY S OF 22S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH GALE FRONT ABOVE.

.FRONT FRONT FROM 25S143W TO 17S159W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S145W TO 18S154W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S121W TO 20S137W TO 16S150W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S153W TO 20S170W MOVING SE 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S165W TO 21N175W MOVING E 20 KT.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 08S TO 20S W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 170E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 12S160E TO 18S172E TO 25S170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 165W AND 178E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 10S160E TO 10S175E TO
20S170W TO 25S160W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 04S TO 15S E OF 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT S OF A LINE FROM 22S178E TO
20S172W TO 20S160W TO 25S152W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A
LINE FROM 10S160E TO 10S178E TO 18S160W TO 25S148W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT
FROM 05S TO 20S E OF 130W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 10S W OF 168E.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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