High Seas Forecast
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FZPS40 PHFO 281119
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC FRI AUG 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 01S166E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS FROM 02S TO 09S W OF 170E...AND FROM 04S TO 08S BETWEEN 170E
AND 180E. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06S TO 10S
BETWEEN 160E AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT FROM 04S TO 07S W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS LOWERED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

.FRONT FROM 25S152W TO 19S158W THENCE A TROUGH TO 09S168W. FRONT AND
TROUGH MOVING E SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 128W AND
151W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM E OF FRONT S OF
20S...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH N OF 11S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S151W TO 23S151W TO 15S161W THENCE A
TROUGH TO 10S164W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT BETWEEN FRONT AND 140W S OF 21S.
.48 HOUR FRONT FROM 25S145W TO 15S158W THENCE A TROUGH TO 10S161W.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 21S BETWEEN 133W AND FRONT...AND S OF 22S
BETWEEN 156W AND 168W.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 16S120W TO 14S129W TO 13S135W TO 13S142W
MOVING N SLOWLY E OF 129W AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 14S120W TO 12S139W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 20S BETWEEN 130W AND 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 14S E OF 140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 12S E OF 133W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S146W TO 20S153W MOVING NE 10 KT.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 14S TO 20S BETWEEN
174W AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 12S
TO 20S BETWEEN 172W AND 171E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
IN AREA BOUNDED BY 09S174E 09S175W 12N175W 19N172E 09S174E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 146W AND 151W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF
A LINE FROM 17S177E TO 15S171E TO 22S166E...S OF 07S E OF 126W...AND
S OF 13S BETWEEN 126W AND 133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S158W TO
19S167W TO 20S180W TO 20S170E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF A LINE FROM
15S120W TO 12S132W...AND FROM 08S TO 14S BETWEEN 132W AND 141W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE FROM 22S136W TO
20S146W TO 20S158W TO 14S165W TO 14S172W TO 21S175W TO 21S179E.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 12S E OF 136W.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF A LINE FROM 00S162W TO
05S167W TO 04S177W...AND FROM 05S TO 08S BETWEEN 176W AND 180W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 09S BETWEEN 169W AND 180W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.




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