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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC SUN AUG 30 2015

CCODE/2:31:12:11:00/AOW+POR+AOE/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC AUG 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 01.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 41N TO 51N E OF 130W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 55N136W 988 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. FROM 41N TO 53N BETWEEN
126W AND 140W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 58N142W 989 MB MOVING SE 10 KT. WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A
LINE FROM 50N140W TO 44N140W TO 53N176W TO 54N173W TO 57N154W TO
50N140W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N138W 982 MB. WITHIN 840 NM S...1140 NM
SW AND 780 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 17
FT...HIGHEST S QUADRANT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED WITH NEW LOW 58N141W 993 MB.
WITHIN 840 NM S AND 540 NM W QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8
TO 18 FT...HIGHEST W QUADRANT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 48N164E 994 MB MOVING NE 15 KT. WITHIN 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 16 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 40N TO 50N W
OF 171E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N167E 995 MB. WITHIN 300 NM NE AND 420
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N168E 994 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 61N BETWEEN 163W AND 172W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9
FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.WITHIN 120 NM N OF A FRONT FROM 56N173E TO 57N171W E TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 90 NM NE OF A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
57N176E TO 54N172W SE WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE OF A LINE FROM 53N178W TO 35N175E TO
30N172W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 240 NM E AND NE OF A LINE FROM 45N175W
TO 40N179W TO 30N172W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 44N179W 1007 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E AND 540
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

.FROM 31N TO 36N BETWEEN 119W AND 124W NW WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS
TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 40N BETWEEN 116W AND 124W NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 41N BETWEEN 119W AND 125W NW WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM FROM 40N TO 56N
BETWEEN 170W AND 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 55N178W TO 50N161W TO 40N178E TO 55N178W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 41N177W TO 51N162W TO 58N175W TO 51N176E TO 41N177W.

.HIGH 43N164W 1030 MB MOVING E 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N162W 1028 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N157W 1029 MB.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 59N173W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 59N168W 1022 MB.

.FORECASTER LEE. 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 0000 UTC SUN AUG 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON AUG 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE SEPT 01.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 13.3N 127.5W 945 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 30
MOVING NW OR 290 DEG AT 11 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 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 06N TO 25N W OF 119W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 14.7N 131.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM NE QUADRANT...110 NM SE QUADRANT...100 NM SW
QUADRANT AND 120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
270 NM E AND 300 NM W SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 330 NM SE AND 360 NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 06N TO 28N W OF 119W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.0N 136.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM NE...120 NM SE...110 NM SW AND 130 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 SE AND 420 NM NW
SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480
NM N AND 390 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 16.9N 139.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.6N 141.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.1N 143.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 905 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.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 15.5N95W TO 14N95W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NE SWELL
.24 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 0245 UTC SUN AUG 30...

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS STRONG WITHIN 60 NM OF EYE EXCEPT
90 NM SE QUADRANT. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG IN BANDS
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM NE AND 210 NM SW SEMICIRCLES.

.LOW PRES NEAR 10N108W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM
10N TO 14N BETWEEN 107W 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 10N108W 1008 MB TO 10N115W. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH BETWEEN 102W AND 107W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 180 NM S OF TROUGH
BETWEEN 82W AND 86W...WITHIN 180 NM S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 93W AND
98W AND WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH BETWEEN 100W AND 102W. SCATTERED

.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC AUG 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 17.0N 147.6W AT 0300 UTC MOVING NW 08
KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 120 NM NE...110 NM SE...90 NM SW...110 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE...150 NM
SE...120 NM SW...170 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM N...AND 170 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 14N TO 23N BETWEEN 143W AND 152W. NUMEROUS
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 19.0N 150.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...110 NM SE...90 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 210 NM N...AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 190 NM N...AND 160 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 16N TO 27N BETWEEN
144W AND 156W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 21.0N 153.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...110 NM SE...90 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 290 NM N...AND 190 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 140 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 17N BETWEEN 145W AND
161W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 23.0N 156.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 25.0N 159.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 27.0N 162.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KILO NEAR 18.4N 176.2W AT 0300 UTC MOVING WNW 08 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 120 NM NE...90 NM SE...80 NM SW...120 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM NE...130 NM
SE...160 NM SW...220 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 190 NM N...AND 160 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO 23N BETWEEN 172W AND 180W. NUMEROUS
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF CENTER. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 19N178W TO 17N178W TO
16N176W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 19.9N 178.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 130 KT GUSTS 160 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 140 NM NE...110 NM SE...100 NM SW...130 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 230 NM N...AND 160 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 250 NM N...AND 190 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 16N TO 26N BETWEEN
174W AND 175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 22.5N 179.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 130 NM NE...100 NM SE...90 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 260 NM N...AND 230 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 220 NM N...AND 190 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 18N BETWEEN 174W AND
172E.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.2N 179.3E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.5N 177.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 25.0N 174.5E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 30N175E TO 26N173E TO 25N170E MOVING E SLOWLY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N176E TO 26N176E TO 24N174E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N176E TO 26N174E.

.TROUGH FROM 12N156W TO 13N160W TO 11N166W MOVING W SLOWLY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 154W AND 159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12N157W TO 14N165W TO 13N169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WEAK TROUGH FROM 14N160W TO 15N167W TO
13N170W.

.TROUGH FROM 07N171W TO 06N179W TO 07N176E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF LINE FROM 01N169W TO
08N172W TO 07N178E TO 01N172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 08N171W TO 07N176E TO 07N169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 07N172W TO 07N176E TO 14N163E.

.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.9N 139.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.6N 141.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.1N 143.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.

.E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT N OF 28N BETWEEN 164W AND 172W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST OTHER THAN THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL
CYCLONES...WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 27N BETWEEN 165W AND 174W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 29N BETWEEN 167W AND 172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 12 TO 16 FT FROM 13N TO 23N E OF 143W.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 09N TO 28N E OF 145W.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 15N TO 18N W OF 162E...FROM 10N TO
14N BETWEEN 169E AND 173E...FROM 16N TO 20N BETWEEN 171E AND
178E... WITHIN 75 NM OF LINES FROM 30N178W TO 27N176W TO
25N174W...AND FROM 30N171W TO 27N167W...WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE
FROM 12N145W TO 08N148W TO 05N149W TO 07N150W TO 06N159W...FROM
04N TO 07N E OF 144W...AND FROM 21N TO 26N E OF 141W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.


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