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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 Aug 23 2019. 24 hour forecast valid 1200 UTC Aug 24 2019. 48 hour forecast valid 1200 UTC Aug 25 2019.
.Synopsis and forecast.
.front from 25s178w to 20s179e to 13s170e thence trough to 07s160e. Front moving E to 20 kt. Trough moving NE slowly. N winds 20 to 30 kt within 220 nm E of front S of 20s. W and SW winds 20 to 30 kt between front and 168e S of 20s. Scattered moderate tstms within 120 nm E of front. .24 hour forecast front from 25s167w to 18s175w to 09s170e thence trough to 06s160e. Winds 20 to 25 kt S of a line from 25s180e to 21s172w to 25s161w. Also...se winds 20 to 25 kt between front... trough and 20s W of 175e. .48 hour forecast front from 25s158w to 15s175w to 10s170e thence trough to 08s160e. NW winds 20 to 25 kt within 120 nm E of front S of 23s. Also...se to E winds 20 to 25 kt between front...trough and 20s W of 175w.
.Front from 25s177e to 23s175e to 19s166e moving ENE 15 kt and dissipating. .24 hour forecast front dissipated over forecast waters.
.front from 25s121w to 22s130w to 20s148w moving ENE 10 kt. NW winds 20 to 25 kt E of front S of 22s. .24 hour forecast front from 23s120w to 20s130w to 17s140w. NW winds diminished to 20 kt or less. W winds 20 to 25 kt S of 23s between 127w and 140w. .48 hour forecast front from 21s120w to 17s130w to 16s140w. W winds 20 to 25 kt E of a line from 18s124w to 25s128w.
.Ridge from 17s120w to 17s126w to 17s134w moving N slowly.
.ridge from 22s167w to 18s180e moving se 20 kt.
.E winds 20 to 25 kt from 16s to 07s between 147w and 170w. .24 hour forecast E winds diminished to 20 kt or less.
.Winds 20 kt or less remainder forecast area.
.seas 12 to 21 ft S of a line from 19s160e to 20s170e to 25s178e. Seas 8 to 12 ft elsewhere S of a line from 12s160e to 19s180e to 25s175e. Seas 8 to 9 ft from 15s to 05s between 150w and 170w. .24 hour forecast seas 12 to 18 ft S of a line from 16s160e to 16s177e to 25s173w. Seas 8 to 12 ft elsewhere S of a line from 08s160e to 11s180e to 25s166w. Seas 8 to 12 ft S of 22s from 150w to 128w. Seas 8 to 9 ft from 15s to 06s between 155w and 170w. .48 hour forecast seas 10 to 13 ft S of a line from 25s170e to 09s177e to 25s160w. Seas 8 to 10 ft elsewhere S of a line from 08s160e to 07s180e to 25s159w. Seas 8 to 12 ft S of 19s E of 145w.
.Seas 8 ft or lower remainder forecast area.
.scattered moderate tstms from 08s to 03s W of 163e.
.Forecaster lau. Honolulu HI.