High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 201100
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC SUN APR 20 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC APR 20 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 21 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 22 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 25S151W TO 19S157W TO 15S162W TO 14S171W.
FRONT MOVING E SLOWLY S OF 19S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT
S OF 19S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 20S153W TO 16S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 25S180W TO 22S178E TO 18S164E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S178W TO 20S166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S173W TO 20S167E.

.FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 20S131W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 20S128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 21S133W.

.TROUGH FROM 06S160E TO 10S173E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS N OF TROUGH...AND WITHIN 180 NM S OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 07S165E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 06S160E
THROUGH LOW TO 08S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S160W 1006 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 07S164E TO
05S169E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S141W TO 19S148W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S173W TO 19S156W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 01S171E TO 07S180E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 135W AND 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 21S E OF 144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 14 FT S OF 20S E OF 133W. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 16S120W TO 16S133W TO 25S146W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 05S BETWEEN 174W AND 177E...AND N OF
02S E OF 139W.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.






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