High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 291531
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN MAY 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 29 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 30 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAY 31 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 16S141W 1010 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. FRONT FROM 15S120W
TO 15S124W TO 18S135W TO LOW THENCE TROUGH TO 13S150W. FRONT AND
TROUGH ARE NEARLY STATIONARY. E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN
FRONT...LOW AND 20S FROM 130W TO 140W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 200 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 130W AND 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 15S140W 1012MB. FRONT FROM 15S120W TO
15S125W TO 18S135W TO LOW THENCE TROUGH TO 13S144W TO 12S150W.
E WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. NEW LOW 18S129W 1010 MB. FRONT
FROM 17S120W TO NEW LOW...THENCE TROUGH TO 18S135W TO 14S140W.

.LOW NEAR 11S160W 1011 MB NEARLY STATIONARY...DISSIPATING.
TROUGH FROM 13S150W TO LOW TO 07S180W TO 04S160E...NEARLY
STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 250 NM OF TROUGH AND
LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 10S165W TO
07S180W TO 04S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 10S180W TO 08S170E TO 06S160E.

.LOW 19S151W 1011 MB MOVING NW SLOWLY AND DISSIPATING.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.FRONT 25S173E TO 22S166E TO 20S160E MOVING NE TO 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 25S177W TO 23S175E TO
20S165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST 25S173W TO 22S180W TO 20S170E.

.TROUGH 18S180W TO 25S177W NEARLY STATIONARY...DISSIPATING.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 18S163E TO 12S160E MOVING W NEAR 10 KT. ISOLATED
TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM E OF TROUGH.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 22S176E 1018 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO
23S179W...CONTINUING FROM 23S176W TO 25S170W...MOVING E
10 KT AND DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. RIDGE 25S165W TO 23S174W.

.RIDGE 13S130W TO 03S165W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 176E AND 165E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
E OF 125W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 174W AND 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.


$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.



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