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FZPS40 PHFO 281715
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SAT FEB 28 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 01 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 02 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 20S162E 1003 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
13S173E...FROM LOW TO 18S160E...AND FROM LOW TO 25S164E. ISOLATED
TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS
ELSEWHERE N OF 15S W OF 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S161E 1005 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.RELOCATED...LOW NEAR 10S178W 1006 MB MOVING NW SLOWLY. TROUGHS FROM
LOW TO 13S173E AND FROM LOW TO 09S160W. PLEASE SEE TSTM COVERAGE
BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S179W 1006 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT 25S175W TO 24S180W TO 24S175E.
ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N OF FRONT W OF 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 12S165W TO 15S157W TO 20S150W MOVING W TO 10 KT. PLEASE SEE
TSTM COVERAGE BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 12S173W TO 15S164W TO 20S157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 15S175W TO 16S168W TO 20S160W.

.RIDGE FROM 00S163E TO 02S175W TO 08S150W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 20S E OF 136W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS ENTIRE AREA 8 FT OR LESS.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS IN AREA BOUNDED BY 02S180W 02S170W 09S141W
19S148W 15S180W AND 02S180W...AND ALSO IN THE AREA BOUNDED BY
17S136W 25S130W 22S145W AND 17S136W.


$$
.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.










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