High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 202312
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SUN APR 20 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S150W TO 22S152W THENCE DISSIPATING STATIONARY
FRONT TO 16S160W TO 14S170W TO 14S172E. COLD FRONT MOVING SLOWLY E.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT W OF 177E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM NE OF FRONT BETWEEN 178W AND 170W...AND
WITHIN 90 NM NE OF FRONT BETWEEN 160W AND 162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S148W TO 20S152W TO
16S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 25S180W TO 21S170E TO 19S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S175W TO 21S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 20S127W TO 19S135W TO 22S144W NEARLY
STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF A
LINE FROM 17S150W TO 23S140W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 19S TO
21S BETWEEN 136W AND 140W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE FROM 14S148W
TO 16S144W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S171W TO 21S166W TO 20S155W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S176W TO 23S179W MOVING NE SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S143W TO 23S149W MOVING SE SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS TO 9 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 125W AND 143W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15S S OF 22S E OF 134W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 18S120W TO 18S132W TO 25S144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 09S E OF 133W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF A LINE FROM 02S163E TO
11S170E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 03S BETWEEN 173W AND 178W...
AND N OF 03S BETWEEN 130W AND 134W.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.





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