High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 290500
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI MAY 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAY 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MAY 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW DEVELOPING ALONG TROUGH. TROUGH FROM 08S179E TO 13S178W TO
18S170W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E OF
TROUGH AXIS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 25S168W 1015 MB. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO
25S162W AND FROM LOW TO 18S176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 25S162W 1015 MB. DEVELOPING WARM FRONT
FROM LOW TO 25S160W. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 20S169W.

.COMPLEX LOW WITH PRIMARY CENTER NEAR 03S162E 1011 MB NEARLY
STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 12S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 03S162E 1011 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
07S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 03S162E 1011 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 07S175E TO
12S174W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S131W TO 23S141W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 22S131W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE DEVELOPING OVER FORECAST AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S155W TO 23S144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S148W TO 22S138W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 21S W OF 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 08S TO 19S W OF 167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 11 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 19S157W TO 25S143W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY 10S170W 10S156W 25S134W
25S177E 19S177E 18S174W 10S170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
06S164W 06S149W 15S149W 17S127W 25S122W 25S176W 21S176W 06S164W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN A POLYGON BOUNDED BY
09S120W 25S120W 25S173W 23S169W 24S137W 12S129W 09S120W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE AND ELSEWHERE ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 17S BETWEEN
150W AND 179W AND ALSO N OF 12S BETWEEN 179W AND 170E.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.







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