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FZPN03 KNHC 310311
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC MON AUG 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC MON AUG 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE SEP 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED SEP 02.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 15.0N 132.5W 936 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 31
MOVING W NW OR 290 DEG AT 14 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 130 KT
GUSTS 160 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM NE
QUADRANT...100 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND 110 NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 320 NM N AND 240 NM S SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO
45 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM N AND 300 NM S SEMICIRCLES OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 00N TO 10N
BETWEEN 126W AND 140W AND BETWEEN 118W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.2N 136.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM NE QUADRANT...110 NM S SEMICIRCLE...AND 120 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 450 NM NW
SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 350 NM SE AND
480 NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT. REMAINDER AREA W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.3N 140.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT...100 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND 110 NM NW
QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER FORECAST
WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 540 NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WITH SEAS
TO 40 FT. REMAINDER FORECAST WATERS W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA JUST W OF AREA NEAR 18.3N
141.9W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA W OF AREA NEAR 19.1N 143.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.2N 143.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 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.

.LOW PRES NEAR 11N108W 1007 MB. WITHIN 90 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
OF CENTER WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN SW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
12N111W 1005 MB. WITHIN 120 NM SE AND 60 NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240
NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
14N113W 1004 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 120 NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.

.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 117W AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N BETWEEN 115W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N BETWEEN 118W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0245 UTC MON 31..

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG SURROUND
THE 20 NM WIDE EYE WITHIN 120 NM NE AND SW QUADRANTS...150 NM SE
QUADRANT AND WITHIN 90 NM IN THE NW QUADRANT. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG IN BANDS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM NE AND 120 NM
SW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER...AND ALSO SSW OF JIMENA WITHIN 60 NM
OF LINE FROM 04N140W TO 07N132W TO 09N128W.

.LOW PRES 11N108W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 60
NM OF THE LOW CENTER AND WITHIN 240 NM IN THE SW QUADRANT.
SIMILAR CONVECTION IN BANDS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 13N105W TO
10N102W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG IS ALONG AND WITHIN 60 NM OF
THE COAST OF COSTA RICA AND NORTHERN PANAMA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG IS WITHIN 30 NM OF
13N119W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N85 TO 11N94W TO 13N102 TO
LOW PRES NEAR 11N108W TO 10N114W TO 11N118W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 180 NM S OF THE TROUGH BETWEEN 85W AND
90W AND BETWEEN 112W AND 115W. SCATTERED MODERATE IS FROM 08N TO
14N BETWEEN 97W AND 102W. ELSEWHERE SCATTERED MODERATE
IS WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE 07N113W TO 08N118W.

.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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