High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC TUE SEP 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 27 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 28 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 29 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S176W TO 22S180E TO 16S171E CONTINUING AS A
STATIONARY FRONT TO 13S164E. COLD FRONT MOVING E 20 KT. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN FRONT AND 168E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S170W TO 16S175E. WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS DECREASED TO 8 FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 17S179W.

.WEAK STATIONARY FRONT FROM 25S142W TO 24S147W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S164E TO 22S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S176E TO 21S168E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S151W TO 13S173E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 16S160E TO 16S164E MOVING E SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 06S E OF 131W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 07S TO 04S W OF 164E...AND FROM
14S TO 09S BETWEEN 154W AND 161W.


$$

.FORECASTER BRENCHLEY. HONOLULU HI.



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