High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 281501
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN AUG 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC AUG 28 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 29 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 30 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S172E 18S166E 15S160E MOVING E 15 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
S OF 23S BETWEEN 170E AND 177E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
120 NM NE OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S179E 19S170E 15S160E. WINDS DIMINISHED
TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S175W 20S175E 17S165E.

.FRONT 25S125W 22S135W 18S152W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S127W 22S145W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S126W 20S142W.

.TROUGH 02S180W 04S170W 06S164W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 25S179W 19S171E MOVING E 10 KT.

.WINDS SE 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S BETWEEN 160W AND 177W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS SE 20 TO 25 KT S OF 10S W OF 168E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 10S TO 16S BETWEEN 159W AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S E OF 134W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 145W AND 155W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06S TO 11N BETWEEN 170E AND 179E.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.


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