High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 261539
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN FEB 26 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 26 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 27 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 28 2017.

.WARNINGS...

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 25S163W TO 22S166W TO 18S173W...NEARLY STATIONARY AND
DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 14S160E TO 15S170E TO 18S173W MOVING S SLOWLY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS W OF A LINE FROM 07S160E TO 14S169E 18S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 15S160E TO 17S170E TO 18S177W.
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 200 NM S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 18S160E TO 18S170E TO 19S178W.
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 200 NM S OF TROUGH.

.TROUGH 09S180E TO 12S160W TO 10S144W MOVING W 10 KT.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS IN AREA BOUNDED
BY 05S AND 20S FROM 155W TO 170W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS BETWEEN 08S AND 20S FROM 160W TO 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 09S174E TO 12S175W TO 14S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 07S166E TO 12S180W TO 14S165W TO 12S155W.

.TROUGH 24S162E TO 28S161E MOVING W 15 KT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 08S130W 1008 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 15S173W TO 10S170E TO 07S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 17S E OF 130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS ENTIRE AREA 8 FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NO CHANGE.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS BETWEEN 08S AND 20S FROM 130W TO 160W.


$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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