High Seas Forecast
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED AUG 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 24 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 25 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 26 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S149W TO 15S168W TO 08S177W MOVING E SLOWLY. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN THE FRONT AND 20S W OF 162W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 420 NM NE OF TROUGH E OF 160W...
WITHIN 300 NM NE OF TROUGH W OF 160W...AND WITHIN 75 NM SW OF
FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S145W TO 16S155W TO 11S175W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM S OF FRONT W OF 167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S140W TO 20S144W TO 16S150W TO 15S160W.
WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH FRONT DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.COLD FRONT 25S158W TO 18S170W MOVING E 15 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S151W TO 18S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S147W TO 21S153W.

.WEAK FRONT 22S120W TO 22S124W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.WEAK STATIONARY FRONT 19S120W TO 17S127W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 07S160E TO 08S167E MOVING W SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS BETWEEN 03S AND 08S W OF 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 06S160E TO 08S166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 25S164E TO 22S160E MOVING E 15 KT.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 14S TO 20S BETWEEN 177W AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 16S
BETWEEN 175W AND 172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 16S
BETWEEN 165E AND 180E.

.RIDGE 25S140W TO 24S146W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 25S165E TO 23S160E MOVING E 20 KT.

.RIDGE 25S177W TO 22S172W MOVING E 20 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S E OF 129W...AND FROM 14S TO 16S BETWEEN
171W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 20S E OF 125W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

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

$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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