The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SUN NOV 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC NOV 23 2014.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 24 2014.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC NOV 25 2014.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 22S120W TO 21S130W TO 22S137W THENCE TROUGH
TO 21S142W TO 18S146W. FRONT AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13S TO 23S BETWEEN 136W AND
148W...AND FROM 10S TO 13S BETWEEN 137W AND 140W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 21S137W 1010 MB. TROUGH FROM 17S144W TO
LOW TO 23S130W. FRONT DISSIPATED. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 240 NM
OF LOW S QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM
21S132W TO 21S136W TO 22149W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 23S128W 1009 MB. TROUGH FROM 17S141W TO LOW
TO 25S124W. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 150 NM OF
LOW S SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE S OF 20S BETWEEN 123W
AND 137W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 11S178W 1006 MB MOVING SSE SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM 07S160E TO
07S171E TO LOW TO 13S170W MOVING S SLOWLY. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 07S TO 13S BETWEEN 170W AND 177W...
AND FROM 07S TO 10S BETWEEN 177E AND 178W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 250 NM OF TROUGH...AND FROM 09S TO 23S BETWEEN 165W
AND 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14S176W 1005 MB. TROUGH FROM 05S160E TO
10S180E TO LOW TO 18S168W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW NE
QUADRANT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 18S170W 1004 MB. TROUGH FROM 06S160E TO
10S180E TO LOW TO 22S160W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 240 NM OF LOW N
QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT.

.TROUGH FROM 08S165W TO 11S156W TO 11S148W MOVING S SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 09S TO 13S BETWEEN 145W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11S161W TO 12S147W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

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

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 134W AND 146W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF LINE FROM 19S141W TO 20S134W
TO 22S125W...AND FROM 15S TO 19S BETWEEN 168W AND 171W.

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

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.



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