High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 271115
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC FRI MAR 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAR 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 29 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 15S171W 1007 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 01S167E TO 08S178W
TO LOW TO 21S167W TO 25S162W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 05S TO 10S BETWEEN 168W AND TROUGH. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 06S W OF 180E...N OF 10S BETWEEN 166W
AND 180W...FROM 10S TO 20S BETWEEN 164W AND 176W...AND WITHIN 90 NM
W AND 210 NM E OF TROUGH S OF 20S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S171W 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM 01S166E TO
13S175W TO LOW TO 25S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 20S167W 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM 01S160E TO
09S177W TO LOW TO 23S161W TO 25S153W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS
8 TO 9 FT WITHIN 180 NM SW QUADRANT OF LOW.

.FRONT FROM 25S133W TO 23S134W TO 20S146W TO 20S151W NEARLY
STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 21S BETWEEN
FRONT AND 131W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S125W TO 20S142W
TO 24S148W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM N AND NE OF
FRONT...AND ELSEWHERE S OF 23S E OF 132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT LITTLE CHANGE. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS
OVER FORECAST WATERS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 130W AND 141W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 25S132W TO 20S148W. SEAS
SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.RIDGE FROM 21S120W TO 21S124W TO 17S133W TO 16S144W NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST
AREA.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.




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