The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1130 UTC MON MAR 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC MAR 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MAR 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC APR 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 23S158W 1008 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. TROUGH 02S160E 05S167E
04S177E TO LOW TO 23S152W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 30 TO 40 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT SE QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
120 NM SE QUADRANT OF LOW...N OF TROUGH W OF 167E...FROM 07S TO 10S
BETWEEN 166W AND 169W AND WITHIN 180 NM NE OF TROUGH BETWEEN 15S AND
20S. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 09S W OF 178E...N OF 15S
BETWEEN 170W AND 178E...FROM 12S TO 20S BETWEEN 154W AND 165W...AND
S OF 20S BETWEEN 152W AND 159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S155W 1010 MB. TROUGH 03S180W 12S174W
19S161W TO LOW TO 25S154W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 150 NM OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW S OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH 13S167W 25S155W.
WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST WATERS.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S147W 23S152W MOVING E SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF
10S E OF 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S145W 23S149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S137W 23S145W.

.WEAK FRONT 25S170E 22S161E MOVING NE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK FRONT 25S176E 20S163E. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
S OF 20S W OF 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED. E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
S OF 19S W OF 175E.

.RIDGE 24S120W 19S144W 20S152W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM S OF 20S BETWEEN 152W AND 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 140W AND 162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 132W AND
146W...AND S OF 22S W OF 167E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF 14S176E...FROM 07S TO 12S
BETWEEN 152W AND 157W...AND N OF 10S E OF 130W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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