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FZPN40 PHFO 281045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC FRI AUG 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

THIS HIGH SEAS FORECAST USES 1-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS WHICH MAY BE
HIGHER THAN 10-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS.

PAN PAN

NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC AUG 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 13.9N 143.1W 982 MB AT 0900 UTC MOVING WNW
10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 70 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 60 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 150 NM NE...130 NM SE AND NW...90 NM SW QUADRANTS.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM
N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 05N
TO 17N E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 15.4N 146.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 80 NM SW QUADRANT.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM N...
AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 17.1N 149.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 100 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 90 NM SW QUADRANT.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM
N...AND 210 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 18.9N 151.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 20.9N 154.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 23.0N 156.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM KILO NEAR 17.1N 169.8W 990 MB AT 0900 UTC MOVING WSW
AT 06 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 60 NM N AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 120 NM N AND 80 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM N...AND 90 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 16N TO 18N
BETWEEN 168W AND 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 14N TO 20N
BETWEEN 167W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 17.0N 172.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 70 NM N...AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 120 NM
S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 17.9N 175.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 80 NM N...AND 70 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 210 NM N...AND 150 NM S
SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 19.8N 177.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 22.0N 178.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.0N 179.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 13N156W 1008 MB MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM
09N TO 14N BETWEEN 153W AND 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.LOW 11N163E 1007 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 14N177E
MOVING N SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS S OF A LINE FROM 15N160E TO
20N170E TO 20N172E...AND FROM 08N TO 17N BETWEEN 179W AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13N163E 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 15N170E TO
15N173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW AND TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.WEAKENING FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 28N171E TO 23N160E MOVING ESE
SLOWLY N OF 25N...AND NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM SE OF FRONT N OF 20N...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 23N
BETWEEN 174W AND 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N177E TO 25N175E TO
23N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 30N141W TO 27N150W TO 23N156W MOVING E 20 KT. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH E OF 150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH E OF AREA.

.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.8N 140.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 30N150W TO
14N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF LINE FROM 28N153W TO 24N161W
TO 24N176W TO 20N170E TO 20N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF LINE FROM 30N176W TO 26N168W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 25N TO 28N BETWEEN 169W AND 26N.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE N OF 24N BETWEEN 167W AND 174W...
S OF 12N BETWEEN 154W AND 177E...AND FROM 18N TO 21N BETWEEN 179W
AND 177E.

$$

.HONOLULU HI.





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