The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC FRI AUG 26 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC AUG 26 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 27 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 28 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S138W TO 17S153W TO 20S147W TO 15S158W...MOVING E TO
15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S130W TO 20S140W TO 15S155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 25S124W TO 21S140W TO 15S155W.

.DISSIPATING FRONT 25S143W TO 22S150W TO 20S160W.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.FRONT 25S170E TO 21S165E TO A LOW JUST W OF FORECAST AREA AT
20S157W 1014 MB.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S161E WITH A FRONT TO 22S165E TO 25S170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 25S167E 1014 MB. FRONT FROM LOW TO 17S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA WITH FRONT FROM
LOW TO 25S174E TO 20S170E TO 14S160E. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF
FRONT N OF 20S.

.TROUGH 01S168E TO 10S169E MOVING W 10 KT AND DISSIPATING.
ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 200 NM W OF TROUGH.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S130W TO 21S140W MOVING E 15 KT.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 10S AND 20S FROM 155W TO 180W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS E TO SE 20 TO 25 KT BETWEEN 10S AND 20S
FROM 150W TO 180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

.OTHERWISE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT BETWEEN 09S AND 16S E OF 125W...
AND ALSO BETWEEN 12S AND 16S FROM 160W TO 170W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 23S BETWEEN 128S AND
132W...AND BETWEEN 12S AND 17S FROM 160W TO 170W.

.OTHERWISE SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

$$

.FORECASTER LAU. HONOLULU HI.


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