High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 080325
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC THU DEC 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC DEC 08 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 09 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 10 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S164W TO 17S174W THENCE TROUGH TO 14S180E TO 08S160E.
FRONT MOVING E 15 KT. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM N AND NE OF FRONT AND TROUGH...AND WITHIN
90 NM S AND SW OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S158W TO 20S166W THENCE TROUGH TO
17S180E TO 10S169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 22S159W THENCE
TROUGH TO 17S180E TO 10S169E.

.FRONT FROM 25S129W TO 22S143W TO 25S160W MOVING NE 10 KT E OF
143W...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT E OF 134W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S123W TO 20S135W TO 21S145W TO
25S154W. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 22S E OF 125W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 19S130W TO 20S138W TO
25S150W. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.TROUGH FROM 10S150W TO 11S135W TO 13S122W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM FROM 12S TO 15S BETWEEN 121W AND 124W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S151W TO 14S136W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S161W TO 16S144W.

.TROUGH FROM 03S168E TO 07S174E TO 08S179E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 08S W OF 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 21S120W TO 18S135W TO 18S143W MOVING N 10 KT AND ERODING
FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 18S160W TO 10S170W TO 01S174E NEARLY STATIONARY AND
WEAKENING.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 12S BETWEEN 158W AND 166W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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