High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SAT MAY 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 28 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 29 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAY 30 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 15S142W 1011 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 17S130W
THENCE A DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 17S120W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 18S138W 1011 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 17S130W
AND FROM LOW TO 15S142W.

.TROUGH FROM 05S168W TO 11S161W TO 12S152W. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM EITHER SIDE OF TROUGH AXIS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S174W TO 10S166W TO 13S158W TO 15S153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGHS FROM 10S161W TO 15S153W AND FROM 04S177W TO
11S169W.

.TROUGH FROM 16S177W TO 24S177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 07S163E TO 10S166E TO 13S172E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF TROUGH AXIS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 23S177E TO 17S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FLATTENED OVER FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE BUILDING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 23S160E TO 21S176E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUND BY 08S120W 25S120W 25S137W
20S146W 11S134W 08S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUND BY 01S120W
25S120W 25S125W 05S130W 01S120W. ALSO SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT SW
OF A LINE FROM 25S171E TO 21S163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LOWER...EXCEPT SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
S OF OF A LINE FROM 25S176W TO 23S179E 23S168E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE...EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE...ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS FROM N OF 11S W OF 145W.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.



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