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FZPN01 KWBC 292226
HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
2230 UTC SAT AUG 29 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC AUG 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 31.

.WARNINGS.

...STORM WARNING...
.LOW 51N128W 989 MB MOVING NE 35 KT. FROM 45N TO 49N E OF 126W
WINDS 35 TO 50 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 43N TO 49N E
OF 128W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. ALSO FROM 40N TO 50N
E OF 136W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW INLAND WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 51N151W TO 52N163W TO
55N168W TO 57N167W TO 58N160W TO 56N154W TO 51N151W WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N136W 980 MB. WITHIN 540 NM S AND SW
SEMICIRCLES...ALSO WITHIN 720 NM W QUADRANT WINDS 30 TO 45 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 44N TO 52N BETWEEN 130W AND
160W...AND NE OF A LINE FROM 65N171W TO 55N160W WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 57N139W 990 MB. WITHIN 540 NM W AND SW
QUADRANTS WINDS 30 TO 45 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
600 NM SW SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N165E 992 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM
40N TO 48N W OF 170E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 51N169E 995 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 44N TO 47N
BETWEEN 161E AND 170E...ALSO WITHIN 180 NM N OF A LINE FROM
56N174E TO 54N173W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N168E 993 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 55N136W 989 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY
55N150W...46N150W...42N136W...50N135W...55N139W...55N150W WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.POST-TROPICAL ATSANI 51N162E 993 MB MOVING E 10 KT. FROM 50N TO
55N W OF 173E...ALSO FROM 57N TO 58N W OF 180W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST ABSORBED BY LOW 51N169W.

.WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE OF A LINE FROM 50N177E TO 40N179E TO
34N180W TO 30N173W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE OF A LINE FROM 40N178E
TO 36N180W TO 30N175W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE OF A LINE FROM 43N180W
TO 40N149W TO 35N176W TO 30N170W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 36N BETWEEN 118W AND 124W NW WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 39N BETWEEN 119W AND 124W NW WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 40N TO 58N
BETWEEN 173W AND 170E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY
55N175E...40N178E...51N162W...55N175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY
57N178W...41N180W...51N163W...57N178W.

.HIGH 44N166W 1030 MB MOVING SE 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N163W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 42N157W 1029 MB.

.FORECASTER SHAW. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC SAT AUG 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN AUG 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON AUG 31.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 12.5N 125.6W 936 MB AT 2100 UTC AUG 29
MOVING W-NW OR 285 DEG AT 8 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT
GUSTS 145 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 110 NM NE
QUADRANT...100 NM SE AND NW QUADRANTS AND AND 90 NM SW QUADRANT.
SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 220 NM NE QUADRANT...180 NM S
SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO SEAS TO 39 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM SE AND 300 NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 07N TO
27N W OF 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 14.2N 130.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 140 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE...110 NM SE AND 90 NM SW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 270 NM E AND 300 NM W SEMICIRCLES
WITH SEAS TO 39 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 390 NM NW
SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 07N TO 28N W OF 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 15.6N 135.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM NE...110 NM SE...100 NM SW AND 130 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 420 NM N AND 270 NM S
SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480
NM N AND 330 NM S SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 09N TO 29N W OF 121W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.6N 139.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.4N 141.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.0N 142.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.

FORECAST WINDS IN AND NEAR ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE
USED WITH CAUTION DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE
AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO 14N95.5W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 15.5N95W TO 14N95W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.REMAINDER OF AREA WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

CONVECTION VALID 2130 UTC SAT AUG 29...

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS STRONG WITHIN 90 NM E AND 30 NM W
SEMICIRCLES SURROUNDING A 10 NM WIDE EYE. SCATTERED MODERATE TO
STRONG IN BANDS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM NE AND 240 NM SW
SEMICIRCLES.

.LOW PRES NEAR 10N107W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM
10N TO 15N BETWEEN 101W AND 109W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 05N TO 07N W OF 138W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 07N78W TO 09N84W TO 07N90W TO
10N100W TO LOW PRES NEAR 10N107W 1008 MB TO 10N115W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH BETWEEN 103W AND 107W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM S OF TROUGH
BETWEEN 78W AND 81W...WITHIN 180 NM S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 84W AND
91W AND WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH BETWEEN 100W AND 103W. SCATTERED
MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 91W AND 93W AND
WITHIN 120 NM S OF TROUGH 94.5W AND 98W.

.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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