The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC FRI APR 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC APR 24 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 25 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 26 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 10S171E 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 06S161E TO LOW
TO 13S178E TO 14S175E MOVING N SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH AND LOW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 06N165E TO 10S176E TO
10S179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 04S168E TO 07S166E TO 12S172E.

.FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 18S163W TO 15S173W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 20S BETWEEN 152W AND 162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S155W TO 17S163E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S159W TO 22S162W TO 16S173W.

.TROUGH FROM 19S120W TO 16S132W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 21S120W TO 16S129W TO 13S139W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 20S120W TO 14S135W.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT NEAR 25S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S165E TO 18S160E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S165E TO 17S160E MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S177W TO 21S171W TO 20S165W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S143W TO 22S147W TO 20S157W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER ENTIRE FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF LINE FROM 25S158W TO
21S167W TO 22S176W TO 18S176E TO 18S172E TO 25S169E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT
S OF 16S E OF 132W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF A LINE
FROM 25S162W TO 19S168W TO 21S175W TO 20S178E TO 25S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S169W TO 18S175E
TO 25S168E.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 04S BETWEEN 167E AND
173E...AMD N OF 04S BETWEEN 173W AND 177W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 04S160E TO 12S180E...N OF
09S BETWEEN 170W AND 180W...N OF 12S BETWEEN 155W AND 170W...FROM
09S TO 16S BETWEEN 147W AND 153W...AND FROM 15S TO 20S BETWEEN 153W
AND 157W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.



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