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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC FRI SEP 19 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 19 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 20 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 21 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S179E TO 22S176E TO 19S170E TO 16S160E. FRONT MOVING E
10 KT S OF 22S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S177W TO 19S177E TO 15S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S169W TO 17S177E TO 15S160E. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 360 NM S OF FRONT W OF 170E.

.FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 22S129W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 25S125W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT MOVED SE OF FORECAST AREA.

.FRONT FROM 25S151W TO 22S153W TO 14S163W TO 08S176W. FRONT MOVING E
10 KT S OF 22S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT S OF 18S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S142W TO 18S156W TO 13S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 252141W TO 19S160W.

.TROUGH FROM 20S149W TO 25S142W TO 25S138W MOVING SW 10 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.HIGH JUST S OF AREA NEAR 26S167W 1018 MB MOVING E 10 KT. RIDGES
FROM HIGH TO 23S156W...AND FROM HIGH TO 20S178E MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH JUST S OF AREA NEAR 26S160W 1018 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED FAR S OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S130W TO 19S140W TO 13S154W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S165E TO 23S174E MOVING E 10 KT.

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

.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S177W TO
21S172E TO 15S165E TO 15S160E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 07S TO 15S W OF 170E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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