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FZPN03 KNHC 290927
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 UTC SAT AUG 29 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC SAT AUG 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC MON AUG 31.

.WARNINGS.

..HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 12.3N 124.8W 938 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 29
MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 8 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 130 KT
GUSTS 160 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 100 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...90 NM SE QUADRANT AND 80 NM SW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 130 NM S SEMICIRCLE...200 NM NE QUADRANT
AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 40 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240
NM NE AND 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. FROM 08N TO 18N BETWEEN 119W AND 129W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 13.3N 128.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 140 KT GUSTS 170 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 110 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...120 NM NE QUADRANT AND 90 NM
SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 270 NM N AND 210 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 48 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM
08N TO 21N BETWEEN 121W AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10
FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 15.0N 132.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 130 KT GUSTS 160 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...140 NM NE QUADRANT AND 100
NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 330 NM OF CENTER
WITH SEAS TO 48 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM N AND 300 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA
FROM 09N TO 26N W OF 124W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.2N 137.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.0N 140.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.7N 141.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 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 16N95W TO 15N95W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.12 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 0900 UTC SAT AUG 29...

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 100 NM OF
CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM N
AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES.

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 30 NM OF 24N135W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 08N78W TO 10N90W TO LOW PRES NEAR 10N104W
1008 MB TO 08N112W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 06N
TO 10N BETWEEN 94W AND 105W.

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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