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FZPS40 PHFO 281710
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC FRI NOV 28 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 NOV 28 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 29 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 30 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 22S162W 1006 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 20S155W
12S150W AND FROM LOW TO 13S180W MOVING SE SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT
S OF LINE 19S152W 25S166W. SEE SEAS BELOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW AND TROUGHS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S161W 1004 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 20S154W
13S150W AND FROM LOW TO 15S167W 12S180W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN
180 NM S SEMICIRCLE OF LOW. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S162W 1006 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 17S154W
13S150W AND FROM LOW TO 16S171W. WINDS DECREASED TO 20 KT OR LESS
WITHIN FORECAST AREA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 07S166E 1004 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 03S160E
AND FROM LOW TO 13S180W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN
180 NM N OF TROUGH E OF LOW...WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW...ENTIRE
FORECAST AREA N OF TROUGH W OF LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 06S164E 1003 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 05S160E
AND FROM LOW TO 12S180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH 06S160E
13S171E.

.LOW 25S125W 1006 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FRONT FROM LOW TO 20S125W
14S134W THENCE TROUGH TO 12S150W. FRONT MOVING E 10 KT BUT TROUGH
NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 18S E OF LOW AND TROUGH.
SEE SEAS BELOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT 22S120W
15S130W 14S135W THENCE TROUGH TO 13S150W. WINDS DECREASED TO 20 KT
OR LESS WITHIN FORECAST AREA. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 21S120W 14S134W THENCE TROUGH TO 13S150W.

.HIGH NEAR 14S159W 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO
09S150W 08S135W 13S120W AND FROM HIGH TO 09S180W 00S162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. RIDGE 13S120W 08S140W 14S161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE 16S120W 09S140W 09S153W.

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

.SEAS 9 TO 13 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 155W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 12 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 155W AND 166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

$$
.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.




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