High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 131536
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SAT FEB 13 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

SOUTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 120W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC FEB 13 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 14 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 15 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 24.1S 172.8E MOVING SSE 11 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 110 GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 150 E SEMICIRCLE...130 NM SW QUADRANT...100 NM NW QUADRANT.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...180 NM NW
NW SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 480 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...
120 NM NW SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF
CENTER E SEMICIRCLE...60 NM W SEMICIRCLE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 24.8S
176.2E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUTS 110 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 180 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...120 NM NW SEMICIRCLE. WINDS
20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...180 NM NW
SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 480 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...120 NM
NW SEMICIRCLE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 22.4S 179.2E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. WINDS 34 KT
OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 480 NM S
SEMICIRCLE...240 NM N SEMICIRCLE.
.
SEE BULLETIN WTPS11 NFFN ISSUED BY RSMC NADI FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE TATIANA NEAR 23.2S 160.3E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 50 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...100 NM S SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN
120 NM NE SEMICIRCLE...240 NM SW SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER
WITHIN 120 NM E SEMICIRCLE...240 NM W SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM SW QUADRANT...60 NM REMAINING QUADRANTS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE TATIANA JUST SW OF FORECAST AREA
NEAR 25.8S 158.9E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. WINDS
34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM NW SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SE SEMICIRCLE.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE TATIANA JUST SW OF FORECAST AREA
NEAR 24.7S 159.0E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT NEAR CENTER.
 WINDS 20 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER NE SEMICIRCLE...
240 NM SW SEMICIRCLE.
.
SEE BULLETIN AXAU21 ABRF ISSUED BY BRISBANE FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 23S163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH STATIONARY FRONT DESCRIBED
IMMEDIATELY BELOW.

.STATIONARY FRONT 25S150W TO 21S155W TO 17S165W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S150W TO 21S155W TO 17S165W TO
16S172W.

.TROUGH FROM 06S175W TO 09S170W TO 11S161W. ASSOCIATED TSTMS INCLUDED
BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 09S176W TO 13S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH STATIONARY FRONT DESCRIBED
IMMEDIATELY  ABOVE.

.RIDGE FROM 25S122W TO 16S149W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S127W TO 12S152W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S130W TO 08S154W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM NE OF LINE OF CONVERGENCE
DESCRIBED BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM NE OF A LINE
FROM 13S160E TO 16S168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE AND ELSEWHERE SEAS 8 TO 12 FT SW OF A LINE FROM 06S160E
TO 25S176E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 20S W OF 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S167W TO 18S175E
TO 18S175W TO 25S168W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE 13S160E TO 16S168E. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM
EITHER SIDE LINE OF CONVERGENCE.

.OTHERWISE AND ELSEWHERE ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 10S
W OF 145W...AND ALSO SW OF A LINE FROM 00S175E TO 20S170W.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.


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