High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 230515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC TUE SEP 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

SOUTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 25S BETWEEN 120W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC SEP 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT FROM 25S153W TO 20S163W TO 13S176E MOVING E 10 KT S OF 18S
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 35 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN
160W AND 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S150W TO 20S160W TO 12S180W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 140W AND 155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S140W TO 20S150W TO 13S165W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST AREA.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT NEAR 25S129W MOVING E 25 KT. SEE WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH GALE
WARNING ABOVE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH FRONT ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 04S175E TO 12S172W MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S172E TO 12S179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S166E TO 12S172E.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 08S TO 20S W OF 174E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 16S W OF
170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST
AREA.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 05S TO 16S E OF 128W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 16S E OF
126W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST
AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S123W TO 21S145W TO 18S163W MOVING E 10 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S167E TO 20S174W MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 165W AND 175E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 08S160E TO 10S175E TO 20S170W TO 25S160W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 04S TO 18S W OF 126W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 18 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S178E TO
20S170W TO 20S162W TO 25S152W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE
FROM 18S168E TO 16S165W TO 20S158W TO 25S148W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM
08S TO 20S W OF 174E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 03S TO 21S E OF 128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S160W TO
18S154W TO 18S148W TO 25S142W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE
FROM 12S172E TO 10S160W TO 17S150W TO 20S140W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM
03S TO 20S E OF 130W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 22S W OF 174E...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF A
LINE FROM 06S162E TO 07S169E.

$$
.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.




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