High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 18S120W TO 18S130W THENCE A TROUGH TO 17S139W TO
13S145W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM NE OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 13S130W TO 17S139W TO
13S145W. DEVELOPING LOW ALONG TROUGH NEAR 13S145W 1012 MB.

.TROUGH FROM 21S156W TO 25S157W. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
150 NM NE OF TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 360 NM OF TROUGH AXIS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 21S159W TO 25S156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 05S165W TO 08S161W TO 09S157W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S172W TO 09S165W TO 14S156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S172W TO 09S165W TO 14S156W TO 18S150W.

.TROUGH FROM 19S179W TO 22S175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 05S174E TO 08S179W TO 11S172W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSMTS WITHIN 300 NM OF TROUGH AXIS. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE
N OF 15S BETWEEN 168E AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S165E TO 10S171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S160E TO 11S165E.

.TROUGH FROM 07S160E TO 09S164E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH AXIS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH TROUGH DESCRIBED IMMEDIATELY ABOVE.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 14 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUND BY 05S120W 25S120W 25S150W
20S150W 18S140W 05S130W 05S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUND BY 06S120W
25S120W 25S130W 15S130W 06S120W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 00S TO TO 10S E OF 132W. ALSO
SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT SW OF A LINE FROM 25S177E TO 21S162E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 01S TO 05S BETWEEN 157W
AND 148W.

$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.



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