High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 311539
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED AUG 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC AUG 31 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 01 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 02 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S121W TO 23S125W TO 14S150W...MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT 22S120W TO 18S130W TO 17S140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 19S120W TO 19S125W TO 17S135W.

.FRONT 25S170W TO 20S174W TO 14S180W TO 10S170E MOVING E SLOWLY.
SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF A LINE FROM 10S168E TO 20S179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S165W TO 20S169W TO 13S180W TO 10S169E.
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 160W S OF 23S. SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT BETWEEN 12S AND 20S W OF 180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S159W TO 23S163W TO 15S175W TO 11S170E.
SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 12S AND 20S W OF 175E. N WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.TROUGH 15S140W TO 12S145W TO 10S155W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED TSTMS ALONG TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 178E AND 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 12S W OF 180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT BETWEEN 12S AND 20S FROM 178E
TO 170E.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE FROM 08S180W TO 16S172W TO 25S167W. WIDELY SCATTERED TSTMS
BETWEEN 10S AND 03S W OF 180W.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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