The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0530 UTC SAT APR 19 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 19 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 20 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC APR 21 2014.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 23S120W 20S130W 16S143W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
S OF FRONT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT 24S120W 21S130W 18S143W. WINDS
DIMINISHED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT 24S120W 20S130W 20S143W.

.FRONT 25S152W 20S155W 15S159W THENCE TROUGH TO 10S166W 05S171W.
FRONT MOVING E SLOWLY. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 360 NM E OF FRONT AND TROUGH S OF 09S.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S151W 16S160W 20S154W 15S158W THENCE
TROUGH TO 10S167W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S150W 16S160W.

.FRONT 25S178E 23S176E THENCE TROUGH TO 12S160E. FRONT MOVING E
SLOWLY S OF 23S. TROUGH AND REMAINDER OF FRONT NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S179E 20S171E THENCE TROUGH TO 13S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAKENING FRONT 25S179E 19S167E THENCE TROUGH TO
14S160E.

.RIDGE FROM 25S141W TO 18S150W TO 14S158W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S174W TO 20S169W TO 15S165W MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S177W TO 21S177E MOVING E SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 24S160E TO 24S173E MOVING SE SLOWLY.

.OTHERWISE...WINDS 20 FT OR LESS OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 9 TO 10 FT E OF LINE 13S120W 20S133W 25S134W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 10 FT FROM 05S TO 07S BETWEEN 174E AND
177E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 10 FT FROM 07S TO 09S BETWEEN 172E AND
174E.

.OTHERWISE...SEAS 8 FT OR LOWER OVER REMAINDER OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 08S W OF 179W.

$$
.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.



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