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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 Jan 17 2020. 24 hour forecast valid 0600 UTC Jan 18 2020. 48 hour forecast valid 0600 UTC Jan 19 2020.
...Tropical Storm Warning... .Tropical cyclone tino 15.8s 178.5e 985 mb moving se 15 kt. Maximum maximum sustained winds 50 kt gusts to 60 kt. Winds 34 kt or greater within 150 nm E semicircle, 130 nm SW quadrant and 100 nm NW quadrant. Seas 12 ft or higher from 03s to 18s between 172w and 172e. Winds 20 to 30 kt elsewhere from 02s to 14s between 170w and 170e...and elsewhere S of 14s between 168w and 170e. Seas 8 to 12 ft elsewhere N of 20s between 169w and 168e. Numerous strong tstms within 180 nm of T.C. Scattered moderate to strong tstms elsewhere from 05s to 21s between 172w and 175e. .24 hour forecast tropical cyclone tino 20.7s 175.9w. Maximum sustained winds 60 kt gusts to 75 kt. Winds 34 kt or greater within 510 nm NE semicircle and within 270 nm SW semicircle. Seas 12 ft or higher S of 05s between 166w and 174e. Winds 20 to 30 kt elsewhere S of 10s between 165w and 175e. Seas 8 to 12 ft elsewhere S of 03s between 163w and 170e. .48 hour forecast tropical cyclone tino far S of area 27.4s 169.9w. Maximum sustained winds 40 kt gusts to 50 kt. Winds 34 kt or greater within 690 nm N quadrant. Seas 12 ft or higher S of 09s between 161w and 179e. Winds 20 to 30 kt elsewhere within 300 nm of a line from 09s178w to 14s170w to 19s165w to 25s163w. Seas 8 to 12 ft elsewhere S of 05s between 156w and 171e.
.See latest bulletin wtps11 nffn from rsmc nadi for additional information on T.C. Tino.
.Synopsis and forecast.
.troughs...associated with tropical cyclone tino...from 10s160e to 09s166e to 14s177e...and from 18s179w to 23s174w to 25s165w... moving S 10 kt. W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt from trough to 02s W of 170e. Scattered moderate to strong tstms N of 12s W of 175e. Isolated moderate tstms N of 05s between 170w and 175e...S of 21s between 172w and 178w...and S of 18s between 156w and 172w. .24 hour forecast troughs...Associated with tropical cyclone tino...from 14s160e to 15s178e to 17s178w...and from 24s174w to 25s173w. W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt from 04s to 11s between 175e and 166e. .48 hour forecast trough...Associated with tropical cyclone tino from 25s169w to 20s170w to 15s175w to 14s172e. W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt from 05s to 11s between 178w and 171e.
.Trough from 25s130w to 21s131w moving W 10 kt. .24 hour forecast trough from 25s135w to 21s136w. .48 hour forecast weakening trough from 25s139w to 21s140w.
.ridge from 25s149w to 13s160w to 01s179w moving SSW slowly.
.Otherwise...Winds 20 kt or less over remainder of forecast area.
.Seas 8 to 12 ft from 02s to 11s between 168e and 163e. Seas 8 to 9 ft N of a line from 15s120w to 11s137w to 05s161w. .24 hour forecast seas 8 to 10 ft from 03s to 07s between 170e and 165e. Seas 8 to 9 ft N of 10s E of 163w. .48 hour forecast seas 8 to 9 ft N of 05s between 163w and 177w.
.otherwise...seas 8 ft or lower over remainder of forecast area.
.Isolated moderate tstms from 12s to 18s between 138w and 149w... And from 08s to 18s between 166w and 172w.
.Forecaster Houston. Honolulu HI.