High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 202315
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC WED AUG 20 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC AUG 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S180E TO 20S170E TO 17S160E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT S
OF 20S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S173W TO 20S175E TO 17S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 20S171W TO 15S170E. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 158W AND 172E.

.FRONT FROM 25S136W TO 20S143W TO 16S154W TO 11S168W. FRONT MOVING E
KT S OF 18S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT S SO 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S133W TO 20S143W TO 15S155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 18S145W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S125W TO 17S141W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S156W TO 20S148W MOVING SE 15 KT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 175E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 12S168W TO 18S145W TO 20S135W.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 04S E OF 135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF A LINE FROM 02S122W TO
15S133W TO 17S145W TO 20S150W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 170E
AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 157W AND 165E.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF A LINE FROM 03S122W TO 10S130W TO 25S135W...AND
IN AREA FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 170E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 10S W OF 175E.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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