000
FZPS40 PHFO 191522
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC THU JAN 19 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 JAN 19 2017.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 20 2017.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC JAN 21 2017.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 20S155W 1002 MB MOVING SE SLOWLY. TROUGH 25S147W TO LOW
TO 19S160W 25S172W NEARLY STATIONARY. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN
150 NM OF LINE 10S162W 16S153W 24S148W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
ELSEWHERE S OF LINE 25S138W 15S147W 09S158W 09S163W 20S154W
25S154W. SEE SEAS BELOW. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM N OF TROUGH E OF LOW...AND WITHIN 120 NM OF LINE
12S162W 13S155W 16S148W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S149W 1001 MB. TROUGH 25S147W TO
LOW TO 18S161W 25S170W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF LINE 15S151W
20S143W 25S141W. SEE SEAS BELOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA. TROUGH 25S145W
20S151W 15S166W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF LINE 15S150W 20S140W
25S138W. SEE SEAS BELOW.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH 17S120W 19S132W 22S135W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 18S TO 21S E OF 125W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 14S120W 18S132W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 17S120W 13S125W.

.TROUGH 13S160E 14S175E 20S178W 21S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 120 TO 540 NM N OF
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 12S160E 10S170E 15S179E 18S172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 12S160E 09S172E 12S180W 20S174W.

.RIDGE 17S135W 08S150W 03S170W 01S160E NEARLY STATIONARY.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.

.SEAS 12 TO 16 FT IN AREA BOUNDED BY 12S155W 17S150W 23S147W
22S151W 13S158W 12S155W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 09S
BETWEEN 145W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF 19S BETWEEN 144W AND
150W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE 25S141W 20S143W
12S154W 25S157W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 139W AND
144W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF 19S NETWEEN 137W AND
152W.

.REMAINDER OF AREA SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.

$$

.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.