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FZPS40 PHFO 122233
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC WED DEC 12 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC DEC 12 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 13 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 14 2018.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 14S177E 1005 MB MOVING ESE 10 KT. TROUGH FROM 19S161W TO
15S175W TO LOW TO 09S170E TO SECOND WEAK LOW 10S163E 1006 MB TO
10S160E. TROUGH AND SECOND LOW NEARLY STATIONARY. N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 270 NM N AND E QUADRANTS OF LOW. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM E QUADRANT OF LOW AND
WITHIN 120 NM OF SECOND LOW. ISOLATED STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 600 NM N AND 90 NM S OF TROUGH W OF 175W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 600 NM N AND 120 NM S OF TROUGH E OF 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S179W 1005 MB. TROUGH FROM 20S155W TO
19S170W TO LOW TO 11S170E TO SECOND WEAK LOW 10S161E 1006 MB TO
09S160E. TROUGH AND SECOND LOW NEARLY STATIONARY. NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 240 NM N AND E QUADRANTS OF LOW.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 19S174W 1005 MB. TROUGH FROM 21S155W TO
18S170W TO LOW TO 11S170E TO SECOND WEAK LOW 10S161E 1006 MB TO
09S160E. TROUGH AND SECOND LOW NEARLY STATIONARY. NE TO E WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 180 NM N AND E QUADRANTS OF LOW.

.FRONT FROM 25S144W TO 23S148W TO 20S161W MOVING ENE 15 KT S OF
23S AND NEARLY STATIONARY N OF 23S. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN
180 NM NE OF FRONT AND WITHIN 120 NM OF POINT 21S139W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S137W TO 22S143W TO 20S155W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT 25S135W TO 21S145W TO 21S155W.

.TROUGH FROM 17S128W TO 13S129W MOVING WSW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S136W TO 21S140W TO 19S151W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S168W TO 22S162W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF A LINE FROM 25S149W TO 15S164W TO 25S171W...
AND N OF 04S BETWEEN 125W AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 06S E OF 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 05S BETWEEN 140W AND 179E...
AND S OF 07S E OF 133W.

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

$$

.FORECASTER WROE. HONOLULU HI.