High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SAT AUG 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC AUG 27 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 28 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 29 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW NEAR 23S165E 1014 MB MOVING SE 35 KT. COLD FRONT FORM LOW TO 17S160E.
WINDS N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 165E AND 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING LOW S OF FORECAST AREA. FRONT FROM 25S173E
TO 20S168E TO 16S164E. WINDS N TO NW 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 170E AND
179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S179E TO 22S174E TO 20S168E. ASSOCIATED
WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

COLD FRONT FROM 25S131W TO 21S137W MOVING E 15 KT THENCE A DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO 18S146W.
.24 HOUR FRONT FROM 25S125W TO 21S137W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 25S125W TO 21S137W.

.TROUGH DEVELOPING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S156W TO 11S151W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S168W TO 11S161W.

.RIDGE BUILDING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S159W TO 21S146W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S168W TO 17S171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S166W TO 20S179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S159W TO 22S175W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS SE 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 270 NM EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
11S177W TO 18S151W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 00S TO 05S BETWEEN 179W
AND 168W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSWHERE FROM 00S TO 15S BETWEEN 160E
AND 155W.


$$

.FORECASTER BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.



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