High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 140325
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SUN FEB 14 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC FEB 14 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 15 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 16 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 25.2S 175.1E MOVING SE 11 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 95 GUSTS 115 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 150 E SEMICIRCLE...130 NM SW QUADRANT...100 NM NW QUADRANT.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE S OF 21S BETWEEN 171E AND 178E. SEAS 12
FT OF HIGHER WITHIN 180 NM. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE
25S175W 19S173E 25S165E. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF
CENTER E SEMICIRCLE...60 NM W SEMICIRCLE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 23.8S
178.5E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 180 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...120 NM NW SEMICIRCLE. WINDS
20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE 25S170W 19S177E 25S173E. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 480 NM SE SEMICIRCLE...120 NM NW SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE 25S172W 19S176E 25S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE WINSTON NEAR 20.8S 178.8E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE
25S165W 16S165W 13S180W 25S175E. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 480 NM
S SEMICIRCLE...240 NM N SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF LINE 25S162W
16S180W 25S166E.
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SEE BULLETIN WTPS11 NFFN ISSUED BY RSMC NADI FOR LATEST INFORMATION.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW...FORMER TROPICAL CYCLONE TATIANA...JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR
26S159E 995 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 23S W OF
163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED FAR SW OF FORECAST AREA. WINDS DECREASED
TO 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS DECREASED TO 8 FT OR LESS IN FORECAST AREA.

.FRONT 25S148W 20S154W 17S163W MOVING E 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S146W 20S154W 17S163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S145W 20S153W 18S163W.

.TROUGH 02S172W 07S165W 07S160W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 07N
BETWEEN 152W AND 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 05S176W 09S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 25S130W 20S144W 18S155W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE 25S172W 20S173W 10S180W 04S170E MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE 25S169W 20S162W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF LINE 99S178W 12S120W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF LINE 00S157W 15S120W. SEAS 8
TO 9 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 145W AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE 00S132W 07S138W 25S125W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 04S BETWEEN 160W AND 175E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S
BETWEEN 140W AND 148W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 03S W OF 166E.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.


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