The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC WED JUL 23 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC JUL 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 20S120W TO 18S125W TO 16S135W NEARLY STATIONARY AND
DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 25S160W TO 16S180E TO 08S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF FRONT W OF 167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S158W TO 16S170W TO 10S176E. NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT S OF 22S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S146W TO 18S160W TO 13S170W TO
10S180E. NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT S OF 23S.

.TROUGH FROM 05S170E TO 13S178W MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 600 NM E OF TROUGH S OF 08S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH THE SECOND FRONT DESCRIBED
ABOVE.

.HIGH 20S134W 1017 MB MOVING E 25 KT AND DISSIPATING. RIDGE FROM
22S125W TO THE HIGH TO 20S150W TO 05S178W MOVING E 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED. RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO 23S137W TO
11S170W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 145W AND 175W...AND S OF 22S
BETWEEN 170E AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 20S BETWEEN 147W AND 162W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 175E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 142W AND 168W.

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

$$
.HONOLULU HI.



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