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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SAT NOV 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC NOV 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC NOV 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC NOV 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 09S178W 1007 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 03S177W THROUGH
LOW TO 12S175W TO 12S170W MOVING S SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 10S177W 1005 MB. TROUGH FROM 05S180E THROUGH
LOW TO 13S171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
13S175W 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 09S179E TO 10S177W TO LOW. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT WITHIN 180 NM N AND NE QUADRANTS OF LOW.

.FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 21S135W TO 21S150W TO 10S153W NEARLY
STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF
FRONT BETWEEN 130W AND 149W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM
OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 21S128W TO 20S155W. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT BETWEEN 134W AND
151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 21S141W 1011 MB. FRONT FROM 22S120W TO
21S131W THROUGH LOW TO 21S153W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST
WATERS S OF LOW AND FRONT BETWEEN 132W AND 149W.

.TROUGH FROM 07S160E TO 18S169E TO 20S178E NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM TROUGH TO 23S E OF 167E. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH N OF 13S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 20S166E TO 20S178E. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM TROUGH TO 23S E OF 166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13S160E TO 17S170E TO 17S180E. E TO
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM TROUGH TO 23S E OF 166E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S166W TO 21S170W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT N OF 23S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S171W TO 20S173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING TROUGH FROM 25S178W TO 21S180E.

.RIDGE FROM 03S171W TO 13S164W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 134W AND 150W...AND S OF 19S
BETWEEN 179E AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 139W AND
150W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 135W AND 149W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10S TO 15S BETWEEN 172W AND 177W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 17S TO 22S BETWEEN 174W AND 178E...
AND S OF 23S BETWEEN 151W AND 162W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.





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