High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED APR 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 07S160E 1008 MB MOVING SLOWLY W. TROUGH FROM CENTER TO 10S172E
14S174E 16S162W. NUMEROUS TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM OF LOW AND WITHIN 300
NM S OF THE TROUGH. SCATTERED TSTMS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN 300 NM N OF
THE TROUGH E OF 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED W OF AREA. TROUGH REMAINS ALONG 11S177E
16S171W 16S162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 25S168W 22S170W MOVING E 10 KT. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM
E OF THE TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S164W 20S169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DEVELOPING INTO A COLD FRONT ALONG 25S157W 20S161W
18S170W.

.TROUGH 25S151W 21S155W MOVING E SLOWLY AND WEAKENING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 25S134W 20S134W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 240
NM.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 22S123W 22S120W MOVING SLOWLY E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 23S159W 1016 MB DRIFTING SE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH ABSORBED S OF AREA.

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

.S OF 15S E OF 124W SEAS 12 FT. S OF 08S E OF 134W SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E OF 132W SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 09S E OF 125W SEAS 9 FT.

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

.WIDELY SCATTERED AREAS OF TSTMS POSSIBLE N OF 06S W OF 178E.

$$
.FORECASTER VDEJESUS. HONOLULU HI.





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