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FZPS40 PHFO 152116
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2330 UTC SUN DEC 15 2019

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 15 2019.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 16 2019.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC DEC 17 2019.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 14S172E 1005 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 07S160E TO
LOW TO 15S176W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS N OF 10NS W OF 170E AND FROM 12S TO 18S BETWEEN 172E AND
176E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF LOW AND
TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14S172E 1004 MB DISSIPATING. TROUGH FROM
08S160E TO LOW TO 15S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 09S160E TO 12S170E
TO 17S178E.

.FRONT FROM 25S122W TO 17S135W THENCE TROUGH TO 15S155W TO
15S165W TO 12S172W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 180 NM OF FRONT AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S122W TO 20S135W THENCE TROUGH TO
15S155W TO 15S165W TO 12S172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S130W TO 20S140W TO 15S160W TO
12S170W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S177E TO 21S173E MOVING W SLOWLY AND DISSIPATING.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.
.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW FRONT FROM 25S168E TO 22S160E. SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT S OF FRONT.

.RIDGE FROM 17S120W TO 12S140W TO 08S170W TO 01S163E NEARLY
STATIONARY AND ERODING FROM THE W.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 16S BETWEEN 135W AND 178W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LINE FROM
25S128W TO 16S145W TO 16S178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF LINE FROM
25S138W TO 16S155W TO 16S170W.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 14S BETWEEN 145W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 15S BETWEEN 144W AND 175W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 16S BETWEEN 150W AND 175W.

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

$$

.FORECASTER BURKE. HONOLULU HI.