High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 261110
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC FRI DEC 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC DEC 26 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 27 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC DEC 28 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 19S158W 1000 MB MOVING SSE 10 KT. FRONT FROM LOW TO 22S157W TO
25S143W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 16S162W TO 13S164W. FRONT AND TROUGH
NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW E
SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 15S155W TO
18S178W. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM
15S TO 20S BETWEEN 154W AND 159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S155W 1002 MB. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN
180 NM OF LOW. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 18S153W TO
19S163W TO 16S172W TO 16S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S150W 1005 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS S OF LINE FROM 22S148W TO 18S167W TO 18S177W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 11S172W 1003 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 13S164W TO LOW TO
10S180E TO 09S180E NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF LOW NE QUADRANT. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS ELSEWHERE BOUNDED BY 02S177W TO 06S161W TO 16S162W TO 07S178W
TO 02S177W...AND IN AREA NW OF LINE FROM 00S176E TO 11S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 12S171W 1004 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 15S171W 1004 MB.

.RIDGE FROM 25S134W TO 15S146W TO 06S160W TO 02S180W NEARLY
STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT FROM 17S TO 20S BETWEEN 155W AND 159W. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 15S TO 24S BETWEEN 152W AND 172W. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT FROM 09S TO 17S BETWEEN 124W AND 138W...AND N OF 01S BETWEEN 150W
AND 156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 155W AND 159W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 19S152W TO 17S163W TO
15S168W TO 15S178W TO 21S179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF LINE FROM 21S150W TO 14S168W
TO 17S177W TO 22S177E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 17S TO 23S BETWEEN 167E AND 174E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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