The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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FZPS40 PHFO 242203
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SAT SEP 24 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SEP 24 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 25 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 26 2016.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S144W 20S151W THENCE TROUGH TO 13S160W 06S168W. FRONT
MOVING E SLOWLY AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S143W 20S151W THENCE TROUGH TO 17S160W
15S165W DISSIPATING.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT AND TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.FRONT 25S177E 21S172E MOVING E TO 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S177W 22S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S173W 20S177E. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
LINE 23S168E 21S175E 23S172W.

.HIGH 25S166W 1015 MB MOVING ESE 15 KT. RIDGE 21S157W THROUGH HIGH
TO 21S177E MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.HIGH JUST W OF FORECAST AREA MOVING NE SLOWLY. RIDGE 20S168E
20S160E MOVING NE SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 18S162E 1012 MB DISSIPATING.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE 25S130W 21S145W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REMAINDER OF AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF LINE 12S125W 18S130W 25S130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF LINE 05S127W 10S130W
17S135W 25S135W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 05S E OF 134W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER REMAINDER OF AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE 14S172W 12S178E
05S160E.

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.


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