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FZPS40 PHFO 242310
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SAT JAN 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 24 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 25 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JAN 26 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 22S166W 1003 MB MOVING N SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 25S165W TO LOW TO
20S170W 19S177W 19S177E MOVING N SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH AND LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S168W 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S165W TO LOW
TO 16S173W 17S180E 19S168E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 16S170W 1003 MB. TROUGH FROM 21S165W TO LOW TO
16S170E 25S163E.

.FRONT FROM 23S120W 21S134W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF FRONT. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 23N120W 19S136W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25N120W 16S141W. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT
OR LESS.

.FRONT FROM 25S147W 15S154W 10S163W 12S177E 06S165E NEARLY
STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT BETWEEN 155W AND
175W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 300 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S148W 15S163W 10S165W 10S178E 05S166E.
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25N153W 15S158W 12S180E 06S164E. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT WITHIN WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.

.FRONT FROM 25S163E 21S163E 18S160E MOVING E 10 KT . SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S164E 20S164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S164E 20S167E.

.RIDGE 20S120W 21S125W DISSIPATING.

.RIDGE 13S142W 08S150W 05S170W 01S173E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 9 TO 11 FT WITHIN 200 NM OF A LINE 15S165W 00S140W. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 140W AND 170E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT ELSEWHERE
BETWEEN 130W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT BETWEEN 150W AND 170W AND N OF 05S
BETWEEN 145W AND 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT WITHIN 120 NM OF A LINE 21S155W
10S157W 10S174E 05S167E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF A LINE 12S150W 05S157W AND
A LINE 03S171E 00S167E.

$$
.FORECASTER MORRISON. HONOLULU HI.






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