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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC TUE JAN 27 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 29 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE...CZ...FROM 13S170W TO 10S180E TO 08S160E NEARLY
STATIONARY. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BETWEEN CZ AND
02S BETWEEN 165E TO 172W. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
300 NM OF A LINE FROM 07S170E TO 09S179E TO 12S175W TO 16S168W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 09S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 11S170W TO 10S176E TO 08S160E. W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 12 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 05S W OF 174W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING CZ FROM 12S176E TO 10S160E. W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 13 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 07S W OF 177E.

.TROUGH FROM 19S160E TO 17S174E TO 16S172W TO 16S162W TO 24S151W
NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM
EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 05S164W TO 10S160W TO 20S151W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17S160E TO 16S174E TO 11S170W TO
15S162W TO 21S155W TO 23S148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17S160E TO 13S174E TO NEW LOW 1002 MB
12S173W TO 20S161W TO 23S151W TO 25S146W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8
TO 11 FT WITHIN 270 NM N SEMICIRCLE OF LOW AND WITHIN 120 NM
ELSEWHERE.

.TROUGH FROM 25S125W TO 21S132W TO WEAK LOW 19S135W 1007 MB TO
13S140W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 20S E OF
129W...FROM 15S TO 20S BETWEEN 131W AND 136W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS S OF 23S BETWEEN 130W AND 133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S135W TO 20S137W TO 16S142W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 25S165E TO 20S169E MOVING E SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 19S TO 24S BETWEEN 172E AND 168E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S161E TO 17S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 17S126W TO 12S135W MOVING SE SLOWLY AND
BUILDING NW.

.RIDGE FROM 25S141W TO 13S150W TO 04S166W TO 01S178E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.




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