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HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC AUG 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 02.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 59N140W 985 MB MOVING SE 20 KT. WITHIN 120 NM SW OF A LINE
FROM 60N153W TO 58N145W TO 55N139W...ALSO WITHIN 180 NM SW OF A
LINE FROM 58N154W TO 55N149W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 600 NM S AND SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30
KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N133W 996 MB. BETWEEN 120 NM AND 360 NM
SW QUADRANT WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM SE...420 NM S...540 NM SW AND 540 NM W
QUADRANTS...AND FROM 56N TO 59N BETWEEN 149W AND 153W WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 50N128W 1006 MB. FROM 46N TO 54N BETWEEN
127W AND 137W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 42N180W 1007 MB MOVING NE 25 KT. WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 37N TO 43N
BETWEEN 174W AND 180W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N175W 1005 MB. FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM
CENTER TO 39N173W. WITHIN 240 NM E OF FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 60N171W 1000 MB. WITHIN 120 NM NE OF A
LINE FROM 61N171W TO 58N163W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
WITHIN 180 NM E OF A FRONT FROM 55N163W TO 50N165W TO 42N169W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.FROM 30N TO 40N BETWEEN 119W AND 126W NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 40N BETWEEN 122W AND 126W NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 53N166E 995 MB MOVING NE 05 KT. WITHIN 180 NM E AND NE OF A
LINE FROM 55N170E TO 50N175E WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N168E 994 MB. WITHIN 240 NM S AND SE
QUADRANTS...ALSO WITHIN 120 NM NE OF A LINE FROM 59N178E TO
57N173W WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW NW OF AREA WITH CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 44N TO 48N BETWEEN 164E AND 170E WINDS TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN AN AREA
BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 55N173E TO 41N180W TO 50N162W TO 55N173E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 58N179W TO 42N172W TO 52N160W TO 57N170W TO 58N179W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 45N TO 60N BETWEEN 160W AND
170W.

.HIGH 42N161W 1029 MB MOVING NE 5 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N157W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N155W 1028 MB.

.HIGH 33N162E 1017 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 36N172E 1017 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 55N164W 1019 MB MOVING NE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH INLAND.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 37N170E 1019 MB.

.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N174W 1018 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 1200 UTC MON AUG 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE SEP 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED SEP 02.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 15.6N 135.3W 936 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 31
MOVING W OR 280 DEG AT 14 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 130 KT
GUSTS 160 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM NW AND SE
QUADRANTS...150 NM NE AND 100 NM SW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 480 NM N SEMICIRCLE...270 NM SE AND 360 NM SW
QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 50 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM SE AND 480
NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER AREA W OF LINE FROM 28N120W TO 00N135W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.6N 138.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 540 NM N AND 240 NM
S SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE
FROM 30N125W TO 03N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.8N 141.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 110 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...130 NM NE AND 100 NM SW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER OVER
FORECAST WATERS FROM 13N TO 25N W OF 136W WITH SEAS TO 40 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N137W TO 20N133W TO 08N140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.9N 142.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.9N 143.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.9N 143.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 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 10.5N109W 1007 MB. WITHIN 180 NM E SEMICIRCLE
OF CENTER S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. POSSIBLE
TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
13N111W 1006 MB. WITHIN 180 NE AND 90 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
16N113W 1005 MB. WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLES OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

.N OF 29N BETWEEN 118W AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.24 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 02S120W TO 03.4S115W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 01N125W TO 03.4S107W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT MIXED S AND NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC MON AUG 31..

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG SURROUNDS 20 NM
DIAMETER EYE WITHIN 120 NM NE AND 90 NM SW SEMICIRCLES.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG IN BANDS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 390
NM NE AND 210 NM SW SEMICIRCLES.

.LOW PRES 10N89W 1009 MB...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
WITHIN 270 NM NW SEMICIRCLE.

.LOW PRES NEAR 10.5N109W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
WITHIN 180 NM OF THE LOW CENTER.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 90 NM OF THE COAST OF
MEXICO FROM 17N TO 24N.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 10N86W TO LOW PRES 10N89W 1009 MB TO 09N96W
TO 12N105W TO LOW 10.5N109W 1007 MB TO 11N124W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 150 NM OF LINE FROM 05N78W TO
07N99W...WITHIN 180 NM OF LINE FROM 09N113W TO 07N126W...WITHIN
90 NM OF LINE FROM 15N128W TO 06N140W AND WITHIN 75 NM OF
13.5N98W.

.FORECASTER NELSON. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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