High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 021100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC MON MAR 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAR 02 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 03 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 04 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 24S168W TO 25S176W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S158W TO 22S168W TO 25S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S152W TO 21S159W TO 21S171W TO
25S178W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S151W TO 20S157W MOVING WSW SLOWLY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S151W TO 20S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 08S161E TO 08S174E TO 10S175W TO 16S161W NEARLY
STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 420 NM
N AND NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO 09S180E TO 14S169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S160E TO 08S170E TO 11S178W TO
14S162W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S161E TO 20S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE FROM 25S171E TO 20S165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09N TO 15N E OF 131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11N TO 17N E OF 135W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12N TO 16N E OF 130W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S134W TO 14S144W TO 05S160W TO 01S175W NEARLY
STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10S TO 15S E OF 133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE
FORECAST AREA.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF A LINE
FROM 06S165W TO 10S150W TO 19S135W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 16S
TO 19S BETWEEN 176W AND 168E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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