The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC TUE SEP 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SEP 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 05S178W 1009 MB MOVING W 10 KT. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 03S170E TO
03S160E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM OF LOW...
AND N OF 05S W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 03S178E 1010 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 03S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 05S174E 1012 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 01S160E.

.FRONT 25S137W TO 20S145W TO 14S160W TO 10S171W. FRONT MOVING E 10
KT S OF 23S...NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25
KT WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT S OF 24S. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF FRONT W OF 169W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S135W TO 20S140W TO 17S146W TO 12S155W.
NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S OF 24S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT ABSORBED BY FRONT DESCRIBED BELOW.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S146W TO 23S153W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S130W TO 17S140W TO 12S147W. NW TO N WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S OF 24S.

.FRONT 25S171E TO 19S166E MOVING E 15 KT. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT S OF 24S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S177E TO 19S168E. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
WITHIN 300 NM E OF FRONT S OF 24S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S176W TO 21S178E. WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT
OR LESS.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 10S TO 15S BETWEEN 162W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12S TO 15S
BETWEEN 157W AND 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 13S TO 20S BETWEEN 141W
AND 152W.

.RIDGE 25S122W TO 20S134W TO 17S143W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE 25S163W TO 21S153W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE 25S180E TO 19S170E NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 9 TO 14 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 142W AND 162W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF 17S BETWEEN 135W AND 150W...S OF 10S BETWEEN 150W
AND 170W...FROM 07S TO 11S BETWEEN 170W AND 180E...AND S OF 07S E OF
135W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 130W AND 155W.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 05S E OF 135W...AND S OF 16S BETWEEN
135W AND 150W...AND S OF 18S BETWEEN 150W AND 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 16 TO 17 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 140W AND 152W.
SEAS 9 TO 15 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 17S BETWEEN 135W AND 170W. SEAS 9 TO
11 FT S OF 05S E OF 135W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 06S TO 13S BETWEEN
151W AND 166W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.



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