The High Seas Forecast for the South Pacific

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HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN JUN 26 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC JUN 26 2016.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUN 27 2016.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JUN 28 2016.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FRONT 22S120W TO 21S124W TO 16S142W MOVING E 10 KT E OF 124W...AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 18S BETWEEN
140W AND 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT BECOMES A TROUGH FROM 20S120W TO 16S136W. SE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF TROUGH. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE S OF A
LINE 20S136W TO 13S150W...AND BETWEEN 13S AND 24S FROM 150W TO 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 23S120W TO 15S135W. SE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT
S OF 22S BETWEEN 121W AND 127W. SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE S OF
TROUGH E OF 125W...S OF 20S BETWEEN 125W AND 146W.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAKENING FRONT 25S174E TO 22S168E MOVING E SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED OVER FORECAST AREA.

.TROUGH 01S165E TO 04S174E TO 08S180E MOVING SW SLOWLY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 02S TO 08S BETWEEN 175W AND 172E.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 08S W OF
168E...AND FROM 02S TO 11S BETWEEN 168E AND 174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 02S161E TO 07S178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 04S160E TO 08S174E.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S168E TO 18S160E MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE 25S174W TO 24S180W MOVING S SLOWLY AND ERODING FROM THE W.

.RIDGE 25S162E TO 24S170E MOVING ESE 15 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 13 FT S OF A LINE 03S120W TO 10S135W TO 17S137W TO
17S158W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 22S W OF 176E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 11S
TO 14S BETWEEN 163W AND 171W...AND FROM 18S TO 23S BETWEEN 158W AND
166W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 14 FT E OF 131W...AND S OF A LINE
18S131W TO 12S158W. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT S OF 19S BETWEEN 176W AND
170E...AND S OF 21S BETWEEN 170E AND 160E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 11S
TO 23S BETWEEN 158W AND 165W...AND FROM 10S TO 12S BETWEEN 175W AND
180W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT S OF A LINE 22S120W TO 19S130W TO
23S140W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF A LINE 00S120W TO 07S128W
TO 17S135W TO 15S150W. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM 11S TO 22S BETWEEN 150W
AND 170W...FROM 09S TO 14S BETWEEN 177W AND 173E...AND ELSEWHERE S
OF 19S BETWEEN 167W AND 172E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT FROM 14S TO 19S BETWEEN
178E AND 173E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 04S TO 13S BETWEEN 174W AND 152W...AND
WITHIN 60 NM OF 03S164W AND 14S156W.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.


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