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FZPS40 PHFO 292321
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC THU JAN 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC JAN 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL DEPRESSION 09F 16.5S160.4E 995 MB MOVING E 4 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT G 35 KT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 11S TO 20S W
OF 164E. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NE QUADRANT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM 09F 17.5S161.5E 992 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT G 45 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 KT
OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE FROM
06S TO 18S W OF 166E...AND FROM 18S TO 21S W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM 09F 17.8S161.8E 990 MB. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT G 50 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS 12 KT
OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE S OF
04S W OF 170E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 18S172W 1003 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 12S177E
TO 16S167E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM NE OF LOW. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 600 NM N AND NE OF TROUGH E OF 172E...AND
WITHIN 300 NM N AND NW OF TROUGH W OF 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S172W 1002 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S163W TO LOW TO
12S173W TO 13S172E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM NE OF TROUGH E
OF 173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 18S168W 1001 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S160W TO LOW TO
12S173W TO 13S172E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM NE OF TROUGH E
OF 170W.

.LOW 23S166E 1004 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. TROUGH FROM 24S160W TO LOW TO
25S168W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM N OF TROUGH. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS S OF A LINE FROM 20S155W TO 16S164W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF AREA. TROUGH MERGED WITH LOW
DESCRIBED ABOVE.

.FRONT FROM 25S145W TO 22S151W MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM NE OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED S OF AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 25S130W TO 11S160W TO 04S168W TO 02S168E NEARLY
STATIONARY.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 11S TO 17S W OF 165E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A
LINE FROM 21S160W TO 14S169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 10S TO 20S W OF 166E...AND S
OF A LINE FROM 22S156W TO 11S170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT W OF A LINE FROM 06S170E TO
25S166E...AND S OF A LINE FROM 25S149W TO 12S168W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER BRAVENDER. HONOLULU HI.





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