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FZPS40 PHFO 161710
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC TUE SEP 16 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 16 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 17 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 18 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S132W TO 20S139W TO 15S150W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 20S139W TO 15S150W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S163W TO 21S172W MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S162W TO 21S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S161W TO 21S161W.

.TROUGH FROM 14S164E TO 25S165E...RELOCATED...NEARLY STATIONARY. NE
TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 150 NM E OF TROUGH S OF 22S. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E OF TROUGH N OF 21S...AND WITHIN 60 NM
OF LINE FROM 09S160E TO 12S164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17S166E TO 25S170E. WINDS EASED TO 20
KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 19S165E TO 25S172E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S120W TO 16S141W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S145W TO 18S172W MOVING N SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 06S BETWEEN 164E AND 172E...FROM 07S
TO 10S BETWEEN 172E AND 177E...AND FROM 06S TO 11S BETWEEN 169W AND
173W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.






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