High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 041715
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SAT JUL 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC JUL 04 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 05 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 06 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S121W TO 22S123W TO 18S133W TO 16S145W MOVING ENE
SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 16S130W TO 14S138W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 19S120W TO 14S131W.

.FRONT FROM 25S179W TO 20S175E MOVING E 15 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 23S BETWEEN 174W AND 180W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
S OF A LINE FROM 25S177W TO 22S171E TO 21S166E TO 21S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S171E TO 20S178W. WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE
FROM 25S175W TO 17S173E TO 23S167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S161W TO 20S163W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF
A LINE FROM 25S169W TO 21S172W TO 19S176W TO 19S179E TO 13S177E TO
15S173E.

.TROUGH FROM 09S160E TO 16S174E MOVING W 15 KT. SE TO E WINDS
20 TO 30 KT W OF A LINE FROM 10S161E TO 17S167E TO 21S165E. SEAS
8 TO 15 FT W OF A LINE FROM 09S163E TO 13S165E TO 18S164E TO
21S166E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 06S TO 12S BETWEEN
161E AND 165E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 05S TO 16S
W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH W OF FORECAST AREA. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT W OF 170E BETWEEN 14S AND 20S. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF A LINE
FROM 12S160E TO 14S166E TO 21S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 17S TO 20S W OF 168E. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT W OF A LINE FROM 14S160E TO 17S164E TO 20S164E.

.SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF A LINE FROM 17S143W TO 14S154W TO
14S164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14S TO 20S BETWEEN
139W AND 159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 25S161E TO 23S164E TO 20S172E MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S170E TO 22S178W MOVING E 20 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 18S120W TO 15S137W MOVING N SLOWLY AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF A LINE FROM 23S120W TO 18S129W TO 19S133W TO
09S162W TO 10S168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT S OF A LINE FROM 20S120W TO
14S124W TO 17S134W TO 15S140W TO 16S144W TO 11S158W TO 12S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT S OF A LINE FROM 23S120W TO
19S130W TO 22S138W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM
06S120W TO 06S123W TO 13S129W TO 18S145W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 15S
TO 18S BETWEEN 152W AND 159W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 12S BETWEEN 171E AND 179E...
N OF 17S BETWEEN 179E AND 169W...N OF 04S BETWEEN 170W AND
163W...AND FROM 07S TO 11S BETWEEN 170W AND 165W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.




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