High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 251700
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON MAY 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 25 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 26 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 27 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S168W TO 21S174W TO 17S178E TO 12S167E...CONTINUING AS
A TROUGH TO 09S160E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT S OF 21S. TROUGH AND
REMAINDER OF FRONT NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
120 NM OF TROUGH AND FRONT W OF 173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 20S170W TO 11S179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S161W TO 20S170W TO 12S176E.

.FRONT FROM 25S123W TO 23S132W TO 20S143W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 22S129W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 19S120W TO 19S126W.

.TROUGH FROM 11S180E TO 15S176W TO 18S170W MOVING SSW SLOWLY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH E OF 176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 19S161W TO 22S159W MOVING SSW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S160W TO 25S156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S162W TO 25S156W.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 13S TO 22S W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF
177W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13S TO 19S BETWEEN
175W AND 177E.

.RIDGE FROM 22S120W TO 22S124W MOVING NNE SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S173E TO 22S176W MOVING ESE 10 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S166W TO 14S176E TO 10S160E.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 141W AND 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S155W TO
17S176W TO 10S178E TO 10S160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 130W
AND 143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S148W TO
16S162W TO 16S180E TO 10S177E TO 10S160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 20S E
OF 129W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS N OF 05S W OF 167E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02S TO 09S BETWEEN 173W AND 178E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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