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FZPS40 PHFO 251525
HSFSP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1730 UTC TUE SEP 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 25 2018.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 26 2018.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 27 2018.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 12S TO 18S W OF 164E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 10S161E 1004 MB. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM
09S TO 22S W OF 164E. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 16S TO 21S BETWEEN
164E AND 169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 11S161E 1005 MB. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT FROM 09S TO
14S W OF 164E. SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 14S TO 23S E OF 164E. E TO
SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT FROM 18S TO 23S BETWEEN 164E AND 179E.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 22S133W 1006 MB MOVING E SLOWLY. FRONT FROM LOW TO 23S130W TO
20S129W TO 12S137W TO 10S147W TO 11S157W MOVING E 10 KT S OF
12S...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 20S
BETWEEN 130W AND 138W. N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT FROM 20S TO 23S BETWEEN
122W AND 130W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF 22S BETWEEN 124W AND
133W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S131W 1008 MB. WEAK FRONT FROM LOW TO
22S124W TO 16S130W TO 11S140W TO 09S149W. SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF
23S BETWEEN 132W AND 136W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 22S129W 1009 MB. DISSIPATING FRONT FROM
20S125W TO 11S140W TO 09S148W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 23S BETWEEN
121W AND 132W.

.FRONT FROM 25S165W TO 18S172W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S162W TO 19S168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S157W TO 20S163W.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 25S171E TO 24S160E MOVING N 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 11S167E TO 15S172E TO 19S179E MOVING SW SLOWLY. SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT IN AREA BETWEEN TROUGH AND LINE FROM 14S166E TO
19S171E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 16S172E TO 20S179E. SE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT WITHIN 270 NM W OF TROUGH.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED. SEE WINDS DESCRIBED IN GALE
WARNING ABOVE.

.RIDGE FROM 18S120W TO 10S133W TO 08S143W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 25S155W TO 21S166W NEARLY STATIONARY.

.RIDGE FROM 23S170E TO 23S180W TO 25S172W MOVING S SLOWLY.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 12 TO 15 FT S OF 22S BETWEEN 132W AND 139W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE S OF 17S E OF 154W. SEAS ALSO 8 TO 12 FT FROM 12S TO 17S W
OF 164E. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN 172E AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN 122W AND 156W.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT N OF 24S W OF 165E. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT S OF 18S BETWEEN
165E AND 180E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 15 FT FROM 11S TO 14S W OF 162E. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE FROM 09S160E TO 21S177W. SEAS 8 TO 11
FT S OF 23S E OF 139W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS N OF 08S W OF 163E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
BOUNDED BY 01S168W TO 08S163W TO 11S176W TO 02S171W TO 01S168W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.