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FZPS40 PHFO 291529
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC SUN MAR 29 2020

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 MAR 29 2020.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 30 2020.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MAR 31 2020.

.WARNINGS.

.NONE.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 13S162E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 25S177E TO
19S171E TO LOW TO 12S160E NEARLY STATIONARY. S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT W OF TROUGH S OF 17S. SCATTERED MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 390 NM N AND NE OF LOW AND TROUGH. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
WITHIN 150 NM S AND SW OF LOW AND TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S163E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 25S176E TO
18S168E TO LOW TO 12S160E. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF TROUGH S OF
16S.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 12S162E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM 21S175E TO
16S168E TO LOW TO 11S160E. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF TROUGH S OF
15S.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 25S136W TO 18S146W TO 17S153W TO 20S159W
NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT
S OF 23S...AND FROM 15S TO 20S BETWEEN 145W AND 156W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 25S138W TO 21S145W
TO 19S160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S136W TO 21S146W TO 20S160W.

,FRONT FROM 25S126W TO 23S123W TO 24S120W MOVING N SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT WEAKENED TO TROUGH FROM 25S122W TO 20S126W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S122W TO 20S126W.

.TROUGH FROM 25S165W TO 18S169W TO 13S178W MOVING W SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S169W TO 18S178E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25S176W TO 20S178E.

.HIGH 06S165E 1009 MB MOVING WSW SLOWLY. RIDGE FROM 25S175W TO
16S179E TO HIGH TO 02S160E MOVING WSW SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.RIDGE FROM 25S130W TO 16S140W MOVING SW SLOWLY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S148W TO 22S143W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 16S BETWEEN 138W AND 160W. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S
OF 07S E OF 138W...AND S OF 22S W OF 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 14S BETWEEN 146W AND 167W.
SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 22S E OF 128W...S OF 21S BETWEEN 176E AND
165E...AND FROM 15S TO 18S W OF 165E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 21S BETWEEN 155W AND 168W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 04S BETWEEN 177E AND 165E...AND FROM
03S TO 07S BETWEEN 149W AND 156W.

$$

.FORECASTER HOUSTON. HONOLULU HI.