High Seas Forecast
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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SAT OCT 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 01 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC OCT 02 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC OCT 03 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S148W TO 19S161W THENCE TROUGH TO 13S178W TO
10S175E TO 04S171E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 23S BETWEEN 147W AND 150W...S OF 20S
BETWEEN 154W AND 159W...AND WITHIN 150 NM OF TROUGH W OF 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S144W TO 20S152W THENCE CONVERGENCE
ZONE...CZ...TO 14S171W TO 13S180W TO 07S165E TO 06S160E. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 139W AND 144W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S133W TO 19S142W THENCE CZ TO 16S157W
TO 16S172W TO 10S170E TO 05S160E. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 TO
9 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 139W AND 153W.

.TROUGH FROM 15S156W TO 16S145W MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH FRONT/CZ DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 25S165E TO 23S160E MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 25S170E TO 20S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 05S160E TO 07S163E MOVING W 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS FROM 03S TO 07S W OF 162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MOVED W OF AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 22S143W TO 16S162W NEARLY STATIONARY AND
ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S172E TO 21S160E MOVING E 10 KT.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS AND SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST
AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.



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