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FZPS40 PHFO 032315
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC FRI JUL 03 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JUL 03 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUL 04 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC JUL 05 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.TROPICAL DEPRESSION RAQUEL 8.2S 161.9E 998 MB MOVING SE 06 KT.
WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 120 NM EAST SEMICIRCLE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 05S TO 16S
W OF 165E. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 13S W OF
167E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION RAQUEL JUST W OF AREA NEAR
10.1S 159.8E. WINDS 30 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO
30 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 11S TO 20S W OF 167E. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT FROM 11S
TO 20S W OF 164E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION RAQUEL W OF AREA. WINDS 20 TO
25 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 12S TO 20S W OF 165E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 21S131W TO 19S136W TO 18S150W MOVING E 10 KT
S OF 20S AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
S OF 22S E OF 130W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S120W TO 18S130W TO 17S150W. SE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS S OF 17S BETWEEN 163W AND
140W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 23S120W TO 17S130W TO 15S150W. SE TO E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 12S TO 21S BETWEEN 158W AND 138W.

.FRONT FROM 25S175E TO 22S172E TO 14S160E MOVING E 15 KT S OF 20S
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF
FRONT W OF 168W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S179E TO 19S173E TO 14S160E. SEAS
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FT S OF FRONT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S171W TO 18S180E TO 18S170E. SEAS 8
TO 10 FT S OF FRONT.

.RIDGE FROM 22S160E TO 21S168E MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 19S174E TO 23S177W TO 25S175W MOVING E 15 KT

.RIDGE FROM 25S154W TO 21S152W TO 21S143W MOVING E 15 KT.

.RIDGE FROM 20S120W TO 16S128W TO 16S140W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08S TO 11S BETWEEN 177E AND 172W.

$$
.FORECASTER TANABE. HONOLULU HI.