High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC THU MAY 26 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 26 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 27 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MAY 28 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.STATIONARY FRONT FORM 16S128W TO 18S120W. TROUGH FROM 13S144W
TO 16S138W TO 16S131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 17S130W TO 19S120W THENCE A TROUGH
FROM 17S130W TO 17S142W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 19S120W TO
16S130W THENCE A TROUGH TO 14S142W.

.DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25S175W TO 23S178E THENCE A
TROUGH TO 20S174E TO 15S171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST REMNANT TROUGH FROM 30S168W TO 20S174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 25S153W TO 22S150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 06S161W TO 08S153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02S169W TO 15S150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S171W TO 12S161W TO 16S155W.

.HIGH NEAR 25S177E 1017 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 29S169W 1022
MB. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 18S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 30S164W 1021
MB. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 22S174W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S134W TO 23S126W TO 22S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FLATTENED OVER FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S166W TO 22S173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FLATTENED OVER FORECAST AREA.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 08S120W TO 09S133W TO 17S137W
TO 25S155W...AND ALSO S OF 17S BETWEEN 174W AND 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A
LINE FROM 03S120W TO 03S127W TO 15S136W TO 19S149W TO 25S151W TO
25S120W 04S120W. ALSO SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 169E AND
178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 03S E OF 135W...AND ALSO
S OF 23S W OF 168E.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE FROM 15S152W 10S168W TO 05S180W TO 02S166W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 02S TO 11S BETWEEN 176W
AND 171E. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 07S TO 15S BETWEEN 152W AND
173W.

.OTHERWISE...EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE...ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
S OF 19S BETWEEN 175E AND 173W.

$$

.FORECASTER RAMOS. HONOLULU HI.



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