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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED JAN 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 18S176W 1004 MB NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING. TROUGH
21S155W THROUGH LOW TO 17S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 13S172W 1001 MB. TROUGH
22S162W THROUGH LOW TO 13S178E. NW TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90
NM OF LINE 07S177W 12S168W 21S159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 16S170W 998 MB. TROUGH 25S162W 22S168W THROUGH
LOW TO 14S180W. NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE
08S170W 19S167W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE 22S163W
24S159W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 14S174E 1002 MB. TROUGH 13S178E THROUGH
LOW TO 15S167E. W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09S TO 11S BETWEEN 174E AND
168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S175E 999 MB. TROUGH FROM 15S180 THROUGH LOW
TO 14S168E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW NE QUADRANT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 18S160E 1001 MB. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM
11S TO 15S W OF 163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 16S161E 998 MB. TROUGH FROM 14S168E TO LOW.

.FRONT 25S143W 23S146W 22S150W 22S158W 25S164W MOVING S 10 KT.
ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST 25S145W 24S150W 25S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF AREA.

.RIDGE 25S125W 20S132W 12S140W MOVING SW 10 KT.

.RIDGE 16S153W 07S165W 05S170W 00S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06S TO 13S BETWEEN 172W AND 172E. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE 15S162W 20S158W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE 08S178W
10S170W 21S161W 25S164W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE
10S174E 13S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT WITHIN 240 NM OF LINE 25S160W
07S173W. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT FROM 07S TO 15S BETWEEN 180W AND 172E. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT FROM 08S TO 15S W OF 170E.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF LINE 16S158W 06S175W
08S170E. ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS FROM 07S TO 15S W OF 164E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF LINES 17S141W 21S134W AND
20S165W 18S172W.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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