High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 021700
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON MAR 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC MAR 02 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 03 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 04 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S161W TO 24S167W TO 25S176W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 21S169W TO 25S179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S151W TO 20S166W TO 25S178W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S151W TO 16S164W MOVING WSW SLOWLY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S151W TO 17S165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 08S177E TO 12S167W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 480 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S160E TO 06S173E TO 11S163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S160E TO 07S176E TO 12S171W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S162E TO 17S160E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS S OF 15S W OF 174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S134W TO 13S145W TO 05S160W TO 01S175W NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10S TO 16S E OF 133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LOWER OVER ENTIRE
FORECAST AREA.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF A LINE
FROM 06S163W TO 10S147W TO 22S137W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13S
TO 20S BETWEEN 180E AND 174E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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