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FZPS40 PHFO 030515
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON AUG 03 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 03 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 04 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 05 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW NEAR 11S174E 1002 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 03S177W TO
09S178W TO LOW TO 05S171E TO 00S163E. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 240
SW SEMICIRCLE OF LOW...AND FROM 13S TO 16S BETWEEN 174E AND 178W.
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE S OF 08S BETWEEN 164E AND 176W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS N OF A LINE FROM 14S176W TO 14S172E TO
03S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 11S173E 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 06S179W TO
LOW TO 04S170E TO 00S160E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT FROM 12S TO 14S BETWEEN
172E AND 178W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 11S TO 22S BETWEEN
168E AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 12S171E 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
05S171E TO 01S160E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 12S TO 21S BETWEEN 170E
AND 170W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 19S138W TO 14S156W TO 12S176W. FRONT MOVING E
10 KT E OF 134W...OTHERWISE NEARLY STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 18S W OF 163W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
360 NM E OF FRONT S OF 21S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S121W TO 15S150W TO 10S170W. E TO SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 15S W OF 162W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25
KT E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 24S120W TO 21S140W TO 12S157W TO
10S170W. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 16S W OF 162W.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 14S142W NEARLY STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM
THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S173W TO 20S161W TO 19S151W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 18 FT WITHIN 360 NM SW OF LINE FROM 08S171E TO 15S179E.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM 05S177E TO 15S162W TO
24S179W...AND S OF A LINE FROM 25S122W TO 22S127W TO 20S149W TO
22S162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 17 FT WITHIN AREA FROM 09S169E TO
13S175W TO 19S171E. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF A LINE FROM
04S170E TO 12S160W TO 24S178E...AND S OF A LINE FROM 22S120W TO
20S131W TO 20S148W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN AREA FROM 09S169E TO
12S160W TO 24S178E TO 23S170E TO 11S166E TO 09S169E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
S OF 18S E OF 134W...AND S OF 22S BETWEEN 150W AND 164W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ISOLATED TSTMS FROM 02S TO 04S BETWEEN 159W AND 167W.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.




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