High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 041129
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC TUE AUG 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC AUG 04 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 05 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 06 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 11S171E 1002 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH 01S160E TO 03S166E TO
LOW NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT FROM 12S TO 14S BETWEEN
179E AND 173E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 11S TO 22S BETWEEN
174W AND 168E. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 11S TO 13S
BETWEEN 168E AND 174E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 08S W OF
165E...AND N OF 13S BETWEEN 165E AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 12S171E 1003 MB. TROUGH 01S160E TO 05S167E TO
LOW TO 14S167E TO 21S169E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13S TO 21S BETWEEN
171E AND 166W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 15S170E 1004 MB. TROUGH 01S160E TO 06S171E TO
LOW TO 20S171E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 18S BETWEEN 160W AND
176W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S120W TO 23S130W TO 08S165W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT FROM 08S TO 18S BETWEEN 160W AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S120W TO 20S139W TO 09S162W. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT BETWEEN 16S AND A LINE FROM 14S153W TO 08S166W...AND S OF 23S
BETWEEN 154W AND 163W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S136W TO 19S139W TO 12S148W. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 18S...AND S OF 23S BETWEEN 148W
AND 158W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 25S167E TO 20S165E MOVING E 10 KT. WINDS
20 TO 25 KT S OF 22S BETWEEN 170E AND 179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S175E TO 20S171E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
23S BETWEEN 179W AND FRONT.

.RIDGE 23S160E TO 25S165E MOVING NE SLOWLY.

.RIDGE 17S120W TO 14S145W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 15 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 02S168E 09S177W 07S169W 11S158W
16S158W 24S170E 05S161E 02S168E...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS FROM 16S
TO 18S BETWEEN 177E AND 179W. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE 23S120W TO
19S128W TO 18S144W TO 22S161W TO 25S165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 03S168W 14S155W
25S177W 25S170E 10S167E 10S180E 03S168W...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS
FROM 16S TO 19S BETWEEN 177E AND 179W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF LINES
25S144W TO 21S152W TO 20S165W TO 23S171W...AND 19S120W TO 15S126W TO
20S132W TO 25S135W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE 25S142W TO 19S152W TO
19S160W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 10S160W TO 08S171W TO
14S169E...EXCEPT SEAS 8 FT OR LESS FROM 16S TO 19S BETWEEN 178W AND
176E.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 06S BETWEEN 153W AND 172W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.




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