High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 271523
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC TUE SEP 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC SEP 27 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 28 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 29 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S170W 19S180E 17S175E 12S164E MOVING E 20 KT S OF 20S
BECOMING NEARLY STATIONARY W OF 175E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN
FRONT AND 168E. SEE SEAS BELOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 600
NM E OF FRONT S OF 20S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S162W 20S173W 16S175E. WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S158W 20S170W 17S179W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S165E 22S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S179E 21S168E.

.RIDGE 25S151W 20S163W 17S175W 13S173E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 171E AND 178E...AND E OF LINE
07S120W 11S135W 21S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 11S BETWEEN 157W AND
163W...AND W OF 165E BETWEEN 03S AND 06S.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.



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