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FZPS40 PHFO 051028
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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC THU MAY 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAY 05 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 06 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 07 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST

.LOW 21S179W 1011 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 22S
BETWEEN 169W AND 174E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 21S BETWEEN 170W
AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S
BETWEEN 172E AND 179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 18S135W TO 15S150W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT W OF 146W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S120W TO 19S130W TO 14S148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 20S120W TO 18S135W TO 14S148W.

.TROUGH FROM 03S175W TO 10S170W TO 17S164W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH...
AND ELSEWHERE N OF 03S BETWEEN 174W AND 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03S176W TO 14S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 05S160W TO 12S155W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S164W TO 13S157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S167W TO 14S161W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S164E TO 21S166E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S166E TO 15S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S167E TO 16S170E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S156W TO 23S140W TO 25S125W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 15S120W TO 13S130W TO 13S139W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 17S E OF 150W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 20S
BETWEEN 164W AND 172E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 13S TO 17S E OF 133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 170E AND 172W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 23S BETWEEN 132W AND
143W...AND FROM 15S TO 22S E OF 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 20S E OF
143W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 172E AND 177W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 09S W OF 171E...FROM 04S TO 07S
BETWEEN 145W AND 151W...AND FROM 14S TO 18S BETWEEN 153W AND 158W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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