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FZPS40 PHFO 211715
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC FRI NOV 21 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 NOV 21 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 22 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC NOV 23 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 08S177W 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 05S166E TO
10S173E TO LOW TO 12S169W TO 13S162W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 420 NM S AND WITHIN 300 NM N OF TROUGH AND LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW LITTLE CHANGE. TROUGH FROM 05S168E TO 10S173E
TO LOW TO 10S173W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 10S179W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM 05S168E TO
08S173E TO 08S179W TO LOW TO 11S175W.

.LOW 24S165W 1012 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 20S164W TO 22S164W
TO LOW TO 25S165W MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 19S
BETWEEN 150W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 20S169W TO 25S168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 19S170W TO 25S171W.

.FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 21S126W TO 20S136W TO 20S147W NEARLY
STATIONARY. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT W OF 125W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM OF FRONT W OF 125W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 21S125W TO 21S146W. WINDS
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 20S130W TO 22S148W.

.TROUGH FROM 10S142W TO 18S135W MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH S OF 10S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 20S BETWEEN 170E AND 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20S TO 23S BETWEEN
166E AND 176E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 16S TO 24S BETWEEN
164E AND 176E.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF LINES FROM 23S130W TO 20S143W TO 21S153W...AND
FROM 20S179W TO 17S174E TO 21S169E. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER
OF AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 22S TO 25S BETWEEN 137W AND
147W...AND IN AREA BOUNDED BY 17S175E 21S178E 23S173E 22S169E
21S169E 17S175E. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF AREA.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 04S BETWEEN 167W AND 178W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 03S TO 10S W OF 166E...AND FROM 08S TO
19S BETWEEN 144W AND 162W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.






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