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FZPS40 PHFO 222303
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC FRI AUG 22 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC AUG 22 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 23 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 24 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DEVELOPING LOW APPROACHING FORECAST AREA FROM W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NEAR 25S160E 1013 MB. WINDS INCREASING TO 20
TO 30 KT AND SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S W OF 170E.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S124W TO 22S130W MOVING E 10 KT THENCE A
DISSIPATING STATIONARY FRONT TO 20S140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 21S130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MOVED E OF FORECAST AREA.

.COLD FRONT FROM 25S160W TO 20S168W THENCE A DISSIPATING STATIONARY
FRONT TO 17S178W TO 17S172E. COLD FRONT MOVING NE 20 KT S OF 23S AND
N 10 KT N OF 23S. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 20S BETWEEN 149W AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S149W TO 19S154W TO 14S170W TO
12S177E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN 145W AND 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S145W TO 19S153W TO 14S170W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.RIDGE FROM 25S146W TO 21S151W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S143W TO 21S149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S131W TO 20S137W TO 15S148W.

.RIDGE FROM 25S178E TO 22S176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 25S172E TO 19S179W TO 17S165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST RIDGE FROM 19S179W TO 17S165W.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 22S W OF 177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 22S BETWEEN 165E AND
175W.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 170E AND 155W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS BUILDING TO 12 TO 15 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 175W
AND 157W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM 16S174E TO
18S160W TO 25S146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF A LINE FROM 20S173W TO
20S155W TO 25S144W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE FROM
10S170E TO 10S165W TO 18S148W TO 25S140W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER FORECAST AREA.

.NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 02S TO 08S W OF 165E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 12S W OF 179W. ALSO
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 12S BETWEEN 160W AND 179W AND ALSO S OF
20S W OF 179W.

$$
.FORECASTER A BEDAL. HONOLULU HI.






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