High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 280331
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT MAY 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC MAY 28 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 29 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 30 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 16S141W 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. STATIONARY FRONT
FROM LOW TO 18S125W TO 18S120W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 12S146W...
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 16S141W 1010 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO
16S130W TO 17S120W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 13S146W. .48 HOUR FORECAST
LOW NEAR 16S141W 1011 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 18S135W TO 16S124W TO
17S120W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 13S146W.

.FRONT AT 25S162E TO 23S160E MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S168E TO 23S163E T0 21S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S178E TO 22S173E TO 20S160E.

.TROUGH 03S154W TO 06S147W TO 07S143W MOVING W SLOWLY AND
DISSIPATING. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 02S172W TO 10S162W. PART OF TROUGH MOVING W SLOWLY.
NEARLY STATIONARY WITH REST OF TROUGH. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 250
NM NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 05S174W TO 14S158W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 05S180E TO 10S167W TO 15S155W.

.TROUGH 09S170W TO 15S157W NEARLY STATIONARY.
NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM NE OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST MERGED WITH AFORE MENTIONED TROUGH.
SEE TROUGH NOTED JUST ABOVE.

.TROUGH 04S160E TO 10S165E TO 15S172E MOVING W SLOWLY AND
DISSIPATING. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 220 NM E OF TROUGH
N OF 06S. WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 13S W OF 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 15S175W TO 25S175W NEARLY STATIONARY AND DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 25S180W TO 20S170E TO 18S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 08S120W TO 20S148W. SEAS 8 TO 9
FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 167E AND 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE...25S170E TO
22S160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF 130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 178W AND 170E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED CLUSTERS OF MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 10S W OF
166E. AREAS OF SCATTERED TSTMS N OF 14S BETWEEN 180W AND 169E.



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.FORECASTER . HONOLULU HI.


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