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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SAT AUG 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC AUG 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 20S152W TO 10S166W TO 08S173W MOVING E 10 KT
S OF 12S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF
21S BETWEEN 140W AND 148W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE S OF 15S E
OF 150W. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09S TO 13S BETWEEN 167W AND
176W. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM
04S TO 09S BETWEEN 168W AND 180W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 21S
BETWEEN 143W AND 146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S143W TO 19S150W TO 10S164W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF LINE FROM 17S120W TO 18S134W TO 20S151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S137W TO 20S143W TO 14S154W. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT S OF LINE FROM 14S120W TO 21S132W TO 23S140W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 01S165E TO 03S180E TO 02S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 05S
BETWEEN 168E AND 177E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 02S TO
04S BETWEEN 174W AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 01S160E TO 02S175E TO 02S177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 02S160E TO 04S179W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165E TO 21S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S170E TO 17S160E.

.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S175W TO 08S171W TO 10S168W. SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 09S TO 13S BETWEEN 169W AND 174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S178W TO 11S170W. SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT FROM 10S TO 13S BETWEEN 165W AND 175W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S138W TO 20S144W TO 15S152W MOVING E 10 KT AND ERODING
FROM THE W.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 07S TO 13S W OF 170E. SW TO W WINDS
20 TO 25 KT S OF 24S BETWEEN 162W AND 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 151W
AND 161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF LINE FROM 13S120W TO
13S140W TO 21S141W TO 23S154W TO 19S165W TO 19S173W TO 24S179W. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT FROM 04S TO 08S W OF 165E...AND FROM 11S TO 20S BETWEEN
171E AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 155W AND 166W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 11S120W TO 12S137W TO
21S139W TO 19S157W TO 09S169W TO 21S175W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 08S TO
12S BETWEEN 172W AND 176E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 13 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 148W AND 157W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 05S120W TO 05S135W TO
21S138W TO 18S153W TO 09S162W TO 09S174W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.







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