High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 010500
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT AUG 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 AUG 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 08S170E 1003 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGH 00S180W THROUGH LOW TO
00S160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT FROM 12S TO 14S BETWEEN 172E AND
168E...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE BOUNDED BY 08S160E 14S164W
23S175E 17S160E 08S160E. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF LINE 00S165W
15S173E 12S160E 00S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 11S171E 1003 MB. TROUGH 00S175W THROUGH
LOW TO 00S160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 450 NM OF LOW S QUADRANT...
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE BOUNDED BY 08S173E 15S170W 22S175W
22S160E 11S160E 08S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 11S172E 1003 MB. NEW FRONT 15S165W
12S175E TO LOW. TROUGH FROM LOW THROUGH 00S160E. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT
WITHIN 600 NM OF LOW S QUADRANT...WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE
BOUNDED BY 10S160E 10S175E 15S165W 25S175E 18S160E 10S160E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 22S120W 20S124W 17S130W MOVING E 10 KT AND ERODING FROM
THE NW. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S E OF 122W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF AREA. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT
OR LESS.

.FRONT 25S145W 20S158W 18S170W MOVING NE 10 KT S OF 20S AND
DISSIPATING N OF 20S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S137W 23S140W 20S150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S124W 19S140W 15S165W.

.FRONT 16S150W 12S175W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 17S145W 14S160W 13S175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED JUST ABOVE.

.HIGH 19S140W 1013 MB NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING. RIDGE
16S120W 17S130W THROUGH HIGH TO 17S160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF LINE 20S120W 20S130W 25S140W. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
S OF LINE 25S160W 02S175E 08S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT FROM 10S TO 18S BETWEEN 176E AND
165E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE 20S120W 24S130W 06S175E
07S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT BOUNDED BY 08S168E 15S180W
20S170E 10S165E 08S168E...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE
23S120W 05S170E 07S160E.

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

$$
.HONOLULU HI.




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