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FZPS40 PHFO 060318
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT FEB 06 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 06 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 07 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 08 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAK LOW 05S177E 1006 MB MOVING SW SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
12S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
W OF 161E BETWEEN 07S AND 15S...FROM 00S TO 08S BETWEEN 170E AND
175E...AND N OF 10S BETWEEN 174E AND 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 15S W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK LOW 08S174E 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
12S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK LOW 08S170E 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
13S160E.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S168E TO 23S161E MOVING NE SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF 24S W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S175E TO 23S166E. W TO NW WINDS 20
TO 25 KT S OF 24N BETWEEN 178W AND 171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S174W TO 22S175E. NW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 168W AND 180W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S123W TO 21S126W MOVING SE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH S OF AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S161W TO 20S180W TO 18S160E.

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

SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 04W E OF 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 04S E OF 140W...AND S OF 23S
E OF 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 05S E OF 130W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 08S BETWEEN 157W AND
171W.

$$

.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.



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