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FZPS40 PHFO 012310
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC WED APR 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 APR 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC APR 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FRONT 25S125W 24S133W 25S133W MOVING NNE SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S123W 22S130W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S121W 22S130W.

.TROUGH 25S147W 22S160W 15S165W 11S175W 09S176E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E OF TROUGH E OF
168W...AND WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH W OF 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S145W 22S154W 15S165W 11S178W 12S173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH BECOMING FRONT 25S148W 20S156W 16S167W
THENCE TROUGH TO 12S179W. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 330 NM E OF
TROUGH S OF 23S.

.HIGH 22S138W 1015 MB MOVING ESE SLOWLY. RIDGE FROM 23S120W TO
21S128W TO HIGH TO 19S150W TO 14S160W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 17S W OF 180E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LINE 12S170E
20S168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 18S BETWEEN 163W
AND 175E.

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

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS ENTIRE AREA.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 10 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 175E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 9 TO 10 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 178E AND 167W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 03N BETWEEN 176W AND 175E...AND FROM
14S TO 16S BETWEEN 173E AND 177E.

$$
.FORECASTER POWELL. HONOLULU HI.