The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC TUE SEP 02 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SEP 02 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SEP 03 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SEP 04 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW JUST S OF AREA NEAR 26S134W 1014 MB MOVING SE 30 KT. FRONT FROM
LOW TO 25S134W TO 20S138W TO 16S150W TO 11S175W TO 11S176E. FRONT
MOVING E SLOWLY S OF 20S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS
20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT E OF 141W...AND W OF 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED FAR S OF AREA. FRONT FROM 25S132W TO
19S140W TO 13S160W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 270 NM E OF FRONT S OF
23S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 20S134W TO 14S150W TO
13S160W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT S OF 24S.

.FRONT FROM 25S173W TO 22S179E TO 15S166E...CONTINUING AS A TROUGH
TO 11S160E. FRONT MOVING E 10 KT S OF 20S. TROUGH AND REMAINDER OF
FRONT NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF
FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT ABSORBED BY FRONT BELOW. TROUGH DISSIPATED.

,FRONT FROM 25S175E TO 23S172E TO 17S160E. FRONT MOVING E 20 KT S OF
23S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S167W TO 20S175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S163W TO 20S178W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S163E TO 21S160E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S173E TO 20S169E TO 14S164E. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.

.HIGH 25S167E 1015 MB MOVING ESE 10 KT. RIDGE FROM HIGH TO 22S160E
MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.RIDGE FROM 24S120W TO 15S142W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S151W TO 24S144W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S163W TO 21S175W MOVING E SLOWLY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 02S E OF 137W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 16S
BETWEEN 137W AND 158W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 10S BETWEEN 148W AND
159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT E OF 134W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 22S
BETWEEN 134W AND 146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 15 FT SW OF A LINE FROM 25S170E TO
20S160E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT E OF 132W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN
132W AND 148W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS NW OF A LINE FROM 00S165E TO 04S160E.

$$
.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.




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