056  
FZPS40 PHFO 232225  
HSFSP  
 
HIGH SEAS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI  
2330 UTC SAT FEB 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS  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 FEB 23 2019.  
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 24 2019.  
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC FEB 25 2019.  
 
.WARNINGS.  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
.LOW S OF FORECAST AREA 27S163E 994 MB MOVING NE SLOWLY. TROUGH FROM  
25S164E TO 20S165E TO 15S160E MOVING NE SLOWLY. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S  
OF 22S W OF 165E. SEAS 12 TO 22 FT SW OF LINE FROM 25S166E TO  
20S160E. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE SW OF LINE FROM 25S170E TO  
11S160E.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 24S165E 999 MB. WEAK TROUGH FROM 19S167E TO  
12S160E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 22S W OF 166E. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT  
ELSEWHERE S OF 21S W OF 168E. SEAS 12 TO 23 FT W OF LINE FROM  
18S162W TO 23S167E TO 25S167E. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF  
LINE FROM 13S163E TO 22S170E TO 25S179E.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 20S165E 1001 MB. TROUGH DISSIPATED. NEW TROUGH  
FROM LOW TO 15S160E. FRONT FROM LOW TO 25S176E. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT  
WITHIN 390 NM OF LOW S AND SW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE  
S OF FRONT...AND ELSEWHERE S OF 19S W OF 166E. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT W OF  
LINE FROM 18S163E TO 25S174E. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE W OF  
LINE FROM 13S163E TO 25S179E.  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
.LOW 11S173W 1004 MB MOVING E 10 KT. WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 510 NM  
OF LOW NW QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 420 NM NE QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 30  
KT WITHIN 360 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT FROM 04S TO 07S  
BETWEEN 172W AND 177W. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 03S TO  
09S BETWEEN 167W AND 179E. SCATTERED TO LOCALLY ISOLATED MODERATE TO  
STRONG TSTMS FROM 04S TO 14S BETWEEN 173W AND 179E...AND FROM 06S TO  
14S BETWEEN 165W AND 173W.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13S172W 998 MB. WINDS 25 TO 40 KT WITHIN 510  
NM OF LOW NW QUADRANT...AND WITHIN 420 NM NE QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO  
30 KT WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT FROM 06S TO 14S  
BETWEEN 166W AND 173W. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 03S TO  
18S BETWEEN 163W AND 179E.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 17S174W 989 MB. WINDS 30 TO 45 KT WITHIN 510  
NM OF LOW N AND NE QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 420 NM E QUADRANT. WINDS  
25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 300 NM SE QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 30 KT ELSEWHERE S  
OF 05S BETWEEN 165W AND 180W. SEAS 18 FT OR HIGHER FROM 15S TO 19S  
BETWEEN 171W AND 176W. SEAS MAINLY 12 TO 18 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 07S TO  
20S BETWEEN 165W AND 177W. SEAS MAINLY 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 04S  
TO 22S BETWEEN 161W AND 179E.  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
   
FRONT FROM 25S151W TO 23S152W TO 15S164W MOVING E 10 KT S OF 21S
 
 
AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN  
240 NM NE AND E OF FRONT S OF 17S. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF  
LINE FROM 20S154W TO 25S149W. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE S OF LINE  
FROM 22S147W TO 16S154W TO 14S160W TO 14S165W TO 23S175W. SCATTERED  
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 12S TO 16S BETWEEN 159W AND 164W.  
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM OF FRONT.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S147W TO 20S154W TO 18S160W. WINDS  
EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT S OF 24S BETWEEN 145W AND  
149W.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 25S146W TO 18S159W. SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8  
FT OR LESS.  
 
.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.  
 
.LOW 19S122W 1013 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS  
WITHIN 60 NM OF LOW.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 18S123W 1012 MB.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 19S121W 1012 MB.  
 
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 24S130W 1012 MB.  
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 21S130W 1012 MB.  
 
.HIGH 21S136W 1016 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. RIDGES FROM HIGH TO 15S126W  
TO 14S120W...AND FROM HIGH TO 10S157W TO 03S170W TO 01S176E.  
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH MOVED S OF FORECAST AREA.  
 
.RIDGE FROM 25S179W TO 20S173E NEARLY STATIONARY.  
 
.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT OR LESS.  
   
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS N OF 05S W OF 179E
 
AND FROM 07S  
TO 11S BETWEEN 174E AND 177E.  
 

 
 
.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.  
 
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