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FZPN40 PHFO 301045
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC SUN AUG 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SEP 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 17.4N 147.9W AT 0900 UTC MOVING NW 07 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...120 NM SE...100 NM SW...120 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 E...AND
150 NM W SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 26N
BETWEEN 142W AND 153W. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 14N TO 23N BETWEEN 143W AND
152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 19.2N 150.2W. 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 270 NM N...AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 190 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 16N TO 29N BETWEEN 144W AND 159W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 21.3N 152.9W. 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 240 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 23N160W TO 09N148W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 23.4N 155.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 25.6N 159.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 27.8N 162.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KILO NEAR 18.6N 176.8W AT 0900 UTC MOVING WNW 08 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 135 NM NE...135 NM SE...100 NM SW...125 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM NE...130 NM SE...160 NM SW...240
NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND
150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 14N TO 25N
BETWEEN 171W AND 178E. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER.
ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 12N TO 22N BETWEEN
170W AND 178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 20.6N 178.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
140 NM NE...135 NM SE...105 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM N...AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 14N TO 28N BETWEEN 172W AND 172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 23.9N 179.7E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM NE...140 NM SE...120 NM SW...130 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 270 NM N...AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 19N BETWEEN 172W AND 166E.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 25.0N 178.5E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 25.5N 177.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 25.5N 175.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 135 KT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 08N173W 1007 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS S OF 12N BETWEEN 167W AND 175W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 30N179W TO 27N179E TO 24N177E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS N OF 25N BETWEEN 161W AND 169E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 30N177E TO 23N173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 TO 30 KT FROM 14N TO 23N E OF 142W.

.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.2N 140.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.9N 142.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.5N 143.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF A LINE FROM 30N176W TO 26N165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT E OF 142W BETWEEN 06N AND 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 14 TO 20 FT E OF A LINE FROM 14N142W TO
17N143W TO 21N142W TO 23N140W. SEAS 8 TO 14 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 08N
E OF 148W.

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

.NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 00N TO 04N BETWEEN 168E AND
173E...AND FROM 00N TO 02N BETWEEN 179W AND 179E. ISOLATED MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF 07N W OF 175W. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF 18N161E...FROM 10N TO 19N BETWEEN 166E AND
178E...FROM 11N TO 16N BETWEEN 156W AND 170W...FROM 03N TO 10N E OF
159W...AND FROM 22N TO 26N E OF 149W.

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.HONOLULU HI.




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