High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 012343
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC WED JUL 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JUL 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUL 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUL 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL JUST W OF FORECAST AREA 7.1S 159.1E. WINDS
30 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 00S TO 15S W OF 163E. ASSOCIATED TSTMS
DESCRIBED BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL JUST W OF FORECAST 7.8S
159.2E. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 120 NM OF
CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 04S TO 18S W OF 164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL CYCLONE RAQUEL JUST W OF FORECAST AREA
8.8S 159.1E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 90 NM OF
CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 08S TO 24S W OF 165E.

.FOR DETAILS ON RAQUEL...SEE BULLETINS FROM BRISBANE UNDER WMO
HEADER AXAU21 ABRF.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW DEVELOPING ALONG FRONT NEAR 17S155W 1011 MB MOVING SE 10 KT.
STATIONARY FRONT FROM 19S143W TO 20S150W TO 17S155W TO 13S162W TO
13S169W TO 12S177W TO 12S174E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM S OF
FRONT E OF 155W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 360 NM S OF FRONT W OF
162W. ASSOCIATED TSTMS INCLUDED BELOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 18S149W 1009 MB. FRONTS FROM LOW TO
21S140W TO 25S133W AND FROM LOW TO 13S157W TO 12S166W. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE OF FRONT E OF 149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT FROM 25S126W
TO 20S133W TO 16S148W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 20S WITHIN 360 NM E OF
FRONT.

.TROUGH FROM 17S141W TO 22S136W TO 25S130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH FRONT DESCRIBED IMMEDIATELY
ABOVE.

.TROUGH FROM 07S162E TO 10S167E TO 12S174E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN
240 NM S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10S163E TO 12S168E TO 14S174E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM S OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12S164E TO 15S168E TO 16S174E.
ASSOCIATED WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 00S160E 06S166E 11S176W
14S162W 18S143W 25S126W 25S170W 16S168E 16S160E 00S160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
00S164E 09S174E 18S164W 18S163W 25S127W 25S167E 14S167E 17S160E
00S160E 00S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
00S169E 20S161E 24S169E 12S175W 14S155W 20S131W 25S121W 25S160E
00S160E 00S169E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS 03S TO 14S BETWEEN 160E AND
171E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF
14S W OF 145W.


$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.





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