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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC MON FEB 08 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC FEB 08 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 09 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FEB 10 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 09S170E 1005 MB MOVING S SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 14S160E TO LOW
TO 08S176W TO 04S170W. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT SEAS 8 FT IN AREA
BOUNDED BY 03S AND 09S FROM 180W TO 167E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS BETWEEN 05S AND 10S W OF 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
NEAR 11S171E 1002 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S160E TO LOW TO 10S180W TO
05S170W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT SEAS 8 TO 13 FT BETWEEN 05S AND 11S
FROM 180W TO 167E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW...POSSIBLE DEVELOPING TROPICAL CYCLONE...
12S174E 998 MB. TROUGH FROM 16S160E TO LOW TO 10S175W. WINDS 20
TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND WITHIN 150 NM ELSEWHERE.

.COLD FRONT 25S170W TO 23S176W TO 23S175E MOVING NE AND E SLOWLY.
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N AND E OF FRONT E OF 175W.
ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM N AND E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S166W TO 23S168W TO 21S180E.
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N AND E OF FRONT E OF 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S164W TO 23S168W TO 21S180E.
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.

.TROUGH FROM 25S131W TO 19S140W MOVING SW NEAR 10 KT. WIDELY
SCATTERED TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM E OF TROUGH. .24 HOUR FORECAST
TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT 25S165E TO 24S163E TO 24S160E.

.HIGH 19S171E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGE FROM 25S150W TO
19S170W TO 18S180W TO HIGH TO 15S162E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 03175W TO 02S170E TO 01S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS ELSEWHERE 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 165W AND 175W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 03S BETWEEN 168W AND 175E...AND S OF 15S E OF
130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS  ELSEWHERE SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN
162W AND 171W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF 02S BETWEEN 163W AND 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS ELSEWHRE 8 TO 10 FT N OF 03S BETWEEN 170W
AND 173E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 158W AND 162W.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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