High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 260512
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON JAN 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 26 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 27 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JAN 28 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.CONVERGENCE ZONE...CZ...FROM 20S152W TO 13S159W TO 10S166W TO
10S177W TO 08S174E TO 07S160E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO
10 FT WITHIN 300 NM N OF CZ W OF 1668. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS FROM
05S TO 12S BETWEEN 166W AND 177E...AND N OF 10S W OF 177E. ALSO
SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 300 NM OF A LINE FROM 08S160W TO 14S155W
TO 22S149W...AND FROM 10S TO 13S W OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 17S157W TO 12S164W TO 10S180W TO 08S170E
TO 07S160E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 300 NM
N OF CZ W OF 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CZ FROM 21S156W TO 16S160W TO 11S170W TO 10S180W
TO 09S170E TO 07S160E. W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
WITHIN 300 NM N OF CZ W OF 176W.

.STATIONARY FRONT FROM 24S120W TO FIRST LOW 22S129W 1009 MB TO
SECOND LOW 18S132W 1009 MB TO 15S134W. LOWS NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT SEAS TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 127W AND 131W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 17S TO 24S E OF 129W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
FROM 15S TO 19S BETWEEN 130W AND 137W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FIRST LOW DISSIPATED. FRONT FROM 25S125W TO
22S133W TO LOW 18S136W 1007 MB TO 14S139W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT
OR LESS AND SEAS DIMINISHED TO 8 FT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S136W TO LOW 23S137W 1008 MB TO
15S143W.

.FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 20S166W THENCE TROUGH TO 15S174W TO 14S175E
TO 17S167E. FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S165W TO 20S167W TO 15S170W TO
17S80W TO 18S170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 22S176W TO 13S179W TO 16S172E.

.FRONT FROM 25S166E TO 22S166E TO 18S164W MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165E TO 20S167E TO 15S162E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TRANSITIONED TO TROUGH FROM 25S163E TO
20S168E TO 17S162E.

.RIDGE FROM 19S120W TO 16S129W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S138W TO 18S142W TO 12S150W TO 05S165W TO 01S176E
NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S175E TO 19S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.





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