High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SAT DEC 03 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 03 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 04 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 05 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S161W TO 22S166W TO 19S175W MOVING E TO 15 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS FROM 15S TO 19S BETWEEN 171W AND 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S152W TO 22S160W TO 19S175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S140W TO 22S155W TO 22S170W TO 23S179W.
E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF FRONT W OF 170W.

.TROUGH FROM 15S178W TO 09S179E TO 06S172E NEARLY STATIONARY. WEAK
LOW EMBEDDED IN TROUGH NEAR 09S179E 1008 MB. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM N AND 150 NM S OF TROUGH AND LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 17S178W TO 08S177E TO 04S170E. WEAK LOW
EMBEDDED IN TROUGH NEAR 08S177E 1008 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 18S178W TO 10S177E TO 03S166E. LOW
DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 13S156W TO 12S161W TO 10S168W TO 07S172W TO 05S172W
MOVING SW SLOWLY. WEAK LOW EMBEDDED IN TROUGH NEAR 12S161W 1010 MB.
SECOND WEAK LOW EMBEDDED IN TROUGH NEAR 07S172W 1009 MB. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH AND LOW E
OF 168W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH W OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11S168W TO 06S174W. LOWS DISSIPATED.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 25S140W TO 19S155W TO 16S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 10S TO 13S BETWEEN 134W AND 145W.

$$

.FORECASTER WROE. HONOLULU HI.


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