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FZPS40 PHFO 211503
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC WED FEB 21 2018

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FEB 21 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 22 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FEB 23 2018.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 12S176W MOVING WEST 10 KT. TROUGH 25S161W 20S162W THROUGH LOW
TO 12S172W 10S170E 12S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 360 NM NE OF TROUGH BETWEEN 160W AND 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH 25S163W 10S175W 08S160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 25S163W 10S178W 07S160E.

.RIDGE 25S145W 05S165W 00S160E MOVING SW SLOWLY E OF 170W AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE.

.ENTIRE AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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.HONOLULU FORECASTER.