The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC FRI OCT 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 OCT 31 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 01 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC NOV 02 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 21S120W TO 17S127W TO 14S134W NEARLY
STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT FROM 19S120W TO 16S130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 04S171E TO 10S175E TO 14S175W TO 15S165W MOVING W
SLOWLY. SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 15S BETWEEN 180E AND
173E...AND FROM 04S TO 08S BETWEEN TROUGH AND 168E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 11S TO 16S BETWEEN 180E AND 160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S167E TO 11S172E TO 13S177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 06S164E TO 13S175E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 19S BETWEEN 127W AND 140W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 180E AND 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN 174W AND 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 18S E OF 140W. SEAS TO 9 FT S
OF 20S BETWEEN 180W AND 170E.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 15S TO 19S BETWEEN 157W AND 160W.

$$

.FORECASTER BIRCHARD. HONOLULU HI.



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