The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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FZPS40 PHFO 291710
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED JUL 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC JUL 29 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 30 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUL 31 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 06S165E 1005 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGHS FROM LOW TO 03S160E
AND FROM LOW TO 06S172E MOVING S SLOWLY. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 240 NM S OF LOW AND TROUGHS. SEE SEAS BELOW. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N OF LOW AND TROUGHS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 07S167E 1005 MB. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 09S168E 1005 MB. SE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
WITHIN 180 NM S AND SW SEMICIRCLES. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.FRONT 25S138W 16S150W 10S170W 08S179E. FRONT MOVING E 15 KT S OF
15S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. N TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S
OF 20S BETWEEN 138W AND 145W. SEE ADDITIONAL WINDS BELOW. SEE SEAS
BELOW. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM N OF FRONT BETWEEN 152W
AND 158W...AND WITHIN 120 NM OF FRONT W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S130W 16S150W 14S170W 09S180W. N TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 20S BETWEEN 126W AND 141W. SEE ADDITIONAL
WINDS BELOW. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S122W 16S140W 14S160W. W TO NW WINDS 20
TO 30 KT S OF 20S E OF 138W. SEE ADDITIONAL WINDS BELOW. SEE SEAS
BELOW.

.FRONT 25S179E 19S160E MOVING E 20 KT S OF 23S...AND NEARLY
STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S170W 20S174E 19S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S157W 20S180W 18S160E.

.RIDGE 25S125W 20S132W 14S146W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 25S166W 20S161W 16S153W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT IN AREA 10S160E 10S170E 07S174E 14S160W
25S164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 10S AND W OF 178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 10S W OF 170W.

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

.SEAS 9 TO 11 FT FROM 06S TO 12S W OF 170W...AND S OF LINE 12S160E
25S172E. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT S OF 22S FROM 138W TO 144W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 12 FT S OF LINE 04S160E 04S167E 11S179E
25S179W. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT S OF LINE 25S145W 23S133W 25S128W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN AREA 10S160E 05S166E 12S179E
22S175E 16S160E. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT S OF 21S E OF 142W.

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

$$
.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.



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