High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC TUE DEC 06 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 DEC 06 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 07 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC DEC 08 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 23S173W 1008 MB MOVING E 10 KT. FRONT FROM 22S167W TO LOW TO
15S179W THENCE TROUGH TO 06S175E TO 03S168E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 240 NM S AND SW SEMICIRCLES OF LOW. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30
KT S OF FRONT E LOW...AND S OF 22S BETWEEN FRONT AND 178W W OF
LOW. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 20S BETWEEN 167W AND 173W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM S OF LOW AND
WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT AND TROUGH N OF 22S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 23S171W 1008 MB. FRONT FROM 25S167W TO LOW
TO 16S177W THENCE TROUGH TO 08S173E TO 05S160E. GALE WINDS MOVED S
OF AREA. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF AREA. FRONT FROM 25S166W TO
18S173W THENCE TROUGH TO 12S178E TO 08S160E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO
20 KT OR LESS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 09S177W 1006 MB MOVING NW 10 KT. TROUGH FROM 19S168W TO LOW
TO 05S179W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E OF
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 05S176E 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 12S177W TO LOW
TO 05S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH MERGED WITH TROUGH
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.FRONT FROM 25S145W TO 23S147W THENCE TROUGH TO 21S164W. FRONT
MOVING E 10 KT...TROUGH MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S142W TO 24S147W THENCE TROUGH TO
23S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S132W TO 23S138W TO 23S154W.

.TROUGH FROM 12S120W TO 09S131W TO 08S153W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S120W TO 06S150W TO 07S157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 14S120W TO 11S134W TO 11S147W.

.RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 22S145W MOVING N SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 170W AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

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

.ISOLATED TSTMS FROM 07S TO 12S W OF 166E.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.


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