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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 0600 UTC may 25 2013. 24 hour forecast valid 0600 UTC may 26 2013. 48 hour forecast valid 0600 UTC may 27 2013.
.Synopsis and forecast.
.relocated low near 12s164e 1009 mb moving SSE 12 kt. Trough from low to 18s170e. Numerous strong tstms within 130 nm either side of a line from 21s173e to 10s165e. .24 hour forecast low 16s167e 1009 mb. Troughs from low to 10s164e and from low to 20s170e. .48 hour forecast low dissipated near 20s171e. Associated troughs merged with cold front moving ewd.
.Cold front from 25s155w to 21s175w to 21s178e moving NE 20 kt. .24 hour forecast front from 25s138w to 16s160w to 15s170w. Se winds 20 to 25 kt S of front .48 hour forecast front from 25s128w to 16s145w to 13s163w. NW winds 20 to 25 kt E of front S of 22s. S and se winds 20 to 25 kt S of front.
.Cold front from 25s166e to 20s160e moving E slowly. Secondary front from 30s164e to 25s160e to 20s154e. S winds 20 to 30 kt S and W of secondary front. .24 hour forecast front from 25s172e to 20s167e to 15s160e. Secondary front from 25s170e to 18s160e. Winds se winds 20 to 25 kt W of secondary front. .48 hour forecast front merge with trough described above. New front from 25s177e to 18s170e to 12s160e. Secondary front from 25s170e to 18s160e. Se winds 20 to 25 kt W of secondary front.
.Trough from 10s150w to 04s167w to 06s180e moving S 10 kt. Areas of moderate tstms within 150 nm N of trough mainly W of 165w. .24 hour forecast trough from 15s145w to 09s160w to 07s172w to 08s180e. .48 hour forecast trough dissipated.
.ridge from 25s136w to 21s156w moving E 25 kt.
.Otherwise winds 20 kt or less entire forecast area.
.seas 8 to 10 ft S of 20s E of 134w. Seas 7 to 10 ft S of 23s between 134w and 170w...and also S of a line from 25s165e to 23s160e. Seas 8 to 9 ft between 08s and 15s E of 140w. .24 hour forecast seas 8 to 14 ft S of a line from 25s176w to 17s170w to 13s163w to 17s150w to 25s135w. Seas 8 to 12 ft W of a line from 25s165e to 17s160e. Seas 8 to 10 ft S pf 10s E of 130w. .48 hour forecast seas 8 to 14 ft S of a line from 25s168w to 17s166w to 14s163w to 14s156w to 16s145w to 25s123w. Seas 8 to 10 ft W of a line from 25s170e to 12s160e.
.Scattered moderate tstms within 130 nm either side of a line from 07s179w to 13s179w to 18s175e. Isolated tstms between 04s and 15s from 142w to 150w.
$$ .Forecaster lau. Honolulu HI.
|No Stations Reporting|
|Place||ID||Sea Temp||Wave Height|
|Christmas Island||51028||79 °F|
|TAO Buoy Adrift||51542|
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