High Seas Forecast
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
1730 UTC sun may 19 2013
Superseded by next issuance in 6 hours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.
South Pacific Equator to 25s between 120w and 160e
Synopsis valid 1200 UTC may 19 2013.
24 hour forecast valid 1200 UTC may 20 2013.
48 hour forecast valid 1200 UTC may 21 2013.
.Synopsis and forecast.
.front from 25s149w to 21s162w nearly stationary.
.24 hour forecast weakening front from 25s142w to 23s148w.
.48 hour forecast front moved S of forecast area.
.Front from 25s175e to 20s169e to 16s160e. Front moving E slowly S
of 20s...and nearly stationary elsewhere. Isolated moderate tstms
within 120 nm E of front S of 19s.
.24 hour forecast front from 25s179w to 20s172e to 15s160e.
.48 hour forecast front from 25s179w to 20s175e to 16s166e.
.E winds 20 to 25 kt from 11s to 19s E of 124w.
.24 hour forecast E winds 20 to 25 kt from 11s to 20s E of 126w.
.48 hour forecast E winds 20 to 25 kt from 09s to 16s E of 126w.
.high 25s164w 1019 mb moving ESE slowly. Ridges from high to
24s158w...and from high to 24s174w to 21s173e moving S slowly.
.24 hour forecast high moved far S of forecast waters.
.ridge from 25s140w to 23s147w moving E slowly.
.Ridge from 22s160e to 21s166e moving E slowly.
.otherwise...winds 20 kt or less over remainder of forecast area.
.Seas 12 to 14 ft se of a line from 09s120w to 25s139w. Seas 8 to 12
ft elsewhere E of 170w.
.24 hour forecast seas 12 to 13 ft S of 10s E of 128w. Seas 8 to 12
ft elsewhere E of 160w. Seas 8 to 9 ft from 04s to 19s between 160w
.48 hour forecast seas 8 to 11 ft E of 137w...And S of 17s between
137w and 150w. Seas 8 to 9 ft S of 08s between 150w and 169w.
.Otherwise...Seas 8 ft or less over remainder of forecast area.
.Scattered moderate tstms within 120 nm of a point 06s139w.
.isolated moderate tstms from 06s to 16s between 177w and 165e...
and from 04s to 14s between 146w and 169w.