High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 231525
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC THU MAR 23 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 23 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 24 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 25 2017.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 14S160E TO 13S166E TO 15S172E TO 18S174E MOVING S
SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS FROM 15S TO 19S
BETWEEN 175E AND 179E...AND WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH W OF 169E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 16S160E TO 17S167E TO 19S169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 17S163E 1013 MB. TROUGH FROM 18S160E TO
LOW TO 19S166E.

.TROUGH FROM 07S174E TO 10S180E TO 17S172W MOVING WSW 15 KT.
SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO
12S BETWEEN 172E AND 179W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05S TO 14S
BETWEEN 172W AND 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S164E TO 13S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 09S161E TO 15S171E.

.TROUGH FROM 07S156W TO 13S141W MOVING W 10 KT. SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 13S BETWEEN 140W AND 148W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06S TO 10S BETWEEN 151W AND 159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08S160W TO 13S149W TO 21S144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07S172W TO 16S153W.

.TROUGH FROM 04S120W TO 04S125W TO 03S131W MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02S TO 06S E OF 139W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF POINT
07S125W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 05S120W TO 06S127W TO 04S134W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 07S122W TO 05S132W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S154W TO 20S164W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 14S TO 24S E OF 130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 12S TO 24S E OF 133W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED TO LOCALLY NUMEROUS MODERATE TSTMS FROM 18S TO 22S
BETWEEN 134W AND 138W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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