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FZPS40 PHFO 310500
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC THU JUL 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC JUL 31 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 01 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 02 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN AREA FROM 10S TO 16S BETWEEN 170E AND
180E...AND FROM 17S TO 22S BETWEEN 150W AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA FROM 16S TO 23S BETWEEN 170W AND 170E
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 19S TO 23S BETWEEN 160W
AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN AREA FROM 16S TO 23S
BETWEEN 165W AND 170E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 04S160E TO 07S170E TO 07S180E TO 12S172W NEARLY
STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM THE E 25 KT. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 200
NM S AND WITHIN 100 NM N OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 03S160E TO 08S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 05S160E TO 08S168E.

.FRONT FROM 25S122W TO 22S130W TO 20S140W TO 19S146W MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 20S125W TO 19S134W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT FROM 20S120W TO 19S127W.

.DISSIPATING TROUGH 25S169E TO 21S167E TO 18S163E MOVING W SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 20S120W TO 20S127W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 25S146W TO 23S138W MOVING E 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 14 TO 15 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 125W AND 140W. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA S AND E OF A LINE FROM 20S120W TO 13S160W
TO 08S170E TO 13S170E TO 25S175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 13 TO 16 FT S OF 22S E OF 133W. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE S OF 13S E OF 135W...S OF 16S BETWEEN 135W AND 177E...
AND FROM 10S TO 16S BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT S OF 20S E OF 127W...AND FROM 16S
TO 22S BETWEEN 163W AND 173W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S AND E OF A
LINE FROM 25S170E TO 10S170E TO 10S180E TO 17S140W TO 07S125W TO
07S120W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 08S BETWEEN 165W AND 169W.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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