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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC TUE OCT 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC OCT 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC OCT 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 20S120W TO 25S131W MOVING N 10 KT E OF 125W...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 18S120W TO 21S128W TO 25S131W. NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 16S120W TO 20S130W TO
25S132W. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.FRONT FROM 25S142W TO 20S146W TO 14S154W TO 13S162W TO 11S168W
MOVING E 10 KT S OF 20S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT S OF 18S...AND WITHIN 60 NM
OF LINE FROM 10S154W TO 13S153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S140W TO 20S144W TO 15S154W TO
15S160W TO 11S165W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 480 NM E OF FRONT S OF
23S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S138W TO 20S143W TO 16S155W TO
12S166W. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH FROM 06S160E TO 12S170E TO 15S177W MOVING SW SLOWLY.
SCATTERED TO LOCALLY NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 08S TO
11S BETWEEN 162E AND 169E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN
210 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH W OF 178E...AND BETWEEN TROUGH AND 11S W
OF 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S160E TO 16S170E TO 17S179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S160E TO 16S170E TO 18S177W.

.RIDGE FROM 22S133W TO 12S148W TO 10S156W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175W TO 20S170W TO 17S164W TO 18S159W NEARLY
STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 22S E OF 131W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S
BETWEEN 149W AND 158W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 13 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 146W AND 151W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 22S BETWEEN 143W AND 159W. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT S OF LINE FROM 13S120W TO 15S128W TO 25S131W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 133W AND 147W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 14S TO 20S E OF 129W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 07S TO 12S BETWEEN 170W AND 175W...AND
FROM 02S TO 04S BETWEEN 165E AND 168E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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