High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 261705
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC MON JAN 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 26 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 27 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 28 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE...CZ...FROM 19S152W TO 12S160W TO 09S180E TO
06S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO
10 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 03S FROM 164E TO 176E. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 12S W OF 163W...AND
FROM 12S TO 16S W OF 162E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 195 NM OF CZ.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 19S154W TO 16S160W TO 12S180E TO 08S161E.
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 05S W OF
179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 20S157W TO 12S169W TO 12S180E TO 10S165E.
W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT BETWEEN CZ AND 07S W OF
173W.

.LOW 18S134W 1008 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. FRONT FROM LOW TO 22S127W TO
25S122W NEARLY STATIONARY. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT BETWEEN
125W AND 131W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 15S TO 18S BETWEEN 128W
AND 139W...AND S OF 20S E OF 132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S138W 1008 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 22S136W TO
25S132W. ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. FRONT TRANSITIONED TO TROUGH FROM
17S141W TO 25S136W.

.FRONT FROM 25S167E TO 21S167E TO 18S166E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM E OF FRONT S OF 20S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165E TO 19S167E TO 15S165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TRANSITIONED TO TROUGH FROM 25S164E TO
20S167E TO 17S160E.

.TROUGH FROM 25S164W TO 18S168W TO 14S178W TO 14S176E TO 15S168E
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE
FROM 17S178W TO 17S176E TO 18S172E...AND WITHIN 180 NM E OF TROUGH S
OF 20S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S166W TO 16S170W TO 14S180E TO
16S174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 22S171W TO 14S176W TO 13S174E.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 16S131W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S139W TO 17S143W TO 10S154W TO 04S170W TO 02S176E
NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 20S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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