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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 Oct 19 2019. 24 hour forecast valid 0600 UTC Oct 20 2019. 48 hour forecast valid 0600 UTC Oct 21 2019.
.Synopsis and forecast.
.front from 23s120w to 21s126w to 20s132w to 22s146w moving NE 10 kt E of 126w...and nearly stationary elsewhere. Se to E winds 20 to 30 kt S of front. Isolated moderate tstms S of 20s between 143w and 155w. .24 hour forecast front from 19s120w to 18s132w to 19s140w. Se to E winds 20 to 25 kt within 210 nm S of front W of 126w. .48 hour forecast weakening front from 18s120w to 17s135w. Winds diminished to 20 kt or less.
.Trough from 13s166w to 22s162w moving E slowly. Isolated moderate tstms from 14s to 24s between 155w and 163w. .24 hour forecast trough from 11s168w to 20s162w. .48 hour forecast trough dissipated.
.Trough from 09s179w to 17s174w to 25s172w moving WSW slowly. .24 hour forecast trough from 17s180e to 20s176w to 25s174w. .48 hour forecast trough from 18s180e to 22s175w to 25s173w.
.trough from 04s160e to 11s167e to 20s169e moving W slowly. Isolated moderate tstms from trough to 12s W of 167e...and within 90 nm NE of trough N of 14s. .24 hour forecast trough from 09s162e to 23s167e. .48 hour forecast trough from 11s162e to 23s168e.
.24 hour forecast new trough from 17s155w to 22s150w to 22s145w. E winds 20 to 25 kt S of 22s between 145w and 152w. .48 hour forecast trough from 17s155w to 20s143w to 19s137w. E winds 20 to 30 kt within 150 nm S of trough E of 145w.
.48 hour forecast new front from 25s162e to 24s160e. Se winds 20 to 25 kt S of Front.
.Ridge from 25s126w to 23s122w moving ESE 10 kt.
.otherwise...winds 20 kt or less over remainder of forecast area.
.Seas 8 to 10 ft S of 20s E of 148w. .24 hour forecast seas 8 to 10 ft S of 21s between 142w and 152w. Seas 8 to 9 ft S of 18s E of 133w. .48 hour forecast seas 8 to 9 ft S of 23s E of 124w.
.otherwise...seas 8 ft or lower over remainder of forecast area.
.Isolated moderate tstms within 90 nm of a line from 06n173w to 12n171w.
.Forecaster Houston. Honolulu HI.