High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 230515
HSFSP

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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DEVELOPING LOW JUST W OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 23S154E MOVING E 10 KT.
WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 23S161E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 18S W OF
172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED JUST S OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 26S163E.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 165E AND 175E.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S123W TO 22S131W MOVING E 10 KT THENCE A
DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 21S144W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 21S128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S156W TO 21S162W TO 17S168W THENCE A DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO 14S176E TO 10S172E. COLD FRONT MOVING NE 20 KT S
OF 23S AND N 10 KT N OF 23S. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 20S BETWEEN 147W
AND 176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S146W TO 19S153W TO 14S164W TO
10S179W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 145W AND 176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S146W TO 19S153W TO
14S164W TO 10S179W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 20S120W TO 18S132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S143W TO 15S154W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S129W TO 20S137W TO 16S146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S122W TO 21S132W TO 17S143W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 20S179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 19S171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 22S W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 18S BETWEEN 165E AND
175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 02S TO 08S W OF 165E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 12S W OF 179W. ALSO
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 12S BETWEEN 160W AND 179W AND ALSO S OF
20S W OF 179W.

$$

.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.




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