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HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1030 UTC FRI AUG 26 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC AUG 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC AUG 28.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 50N TO 54N BETWEEN 129W AND 134W N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 38N TO 55N BETWEEN 124W AND 141W N
TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 60N145W 1016 MB. WITHIN 780 NM N AND NW
OF A LINE FROM 47N125W TO 40N138W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 10
FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N135W 1010 MB. WITHIN 360 NM E AND NE OF
A LINE FROM 47N142W TO 56N156W...WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.COMPLEX LOW WITH ONE CENTER 39N170W 1010 MB MOVING NW 10 KT AND
A SECOND CENTER 46N166W 1016 MB MOVING SW 10 KT. WITHIN 180 NM NW
QUADRANT OF FIRST CENTER...AND FROM 34N TO 43N BETWEEN 160W AND
163W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM
NE...AND 780 NM S AND SE QUADRANTS OF SECOND CENTER...WITHIN 300
NM E AND NE...AND 240 NM NW QUADRANTS OF FIRST CENTER...AND
WITHIN 240 NM SE OF A FRONT EXTENDING FROM 58N142W TO 50N163W
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH MAIN CENTER 42N171W 1012 MB.
WITHIN 540 NM NE AND 660 NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO
11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST COMPLEX LOW WITH ONE CENTER 48N175W 1011 MB AND
A SECOND CENTER 41N177W 1016 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E AND SE QUADRANTS
OF FIRST CENTER...AND WITHIN 240 NM SE QUADRANT OF SECOND CENTER
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 30N TO 38N W OF 164E SE WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 31N TO 38N W OF 162E SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 30N TO 42N W OF 165E SE WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 32N164E TO 34N160E. WITHIN
300 NM N OF FRONT WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT. ELSEWHERE
FROM 30N TO 44N W OF 166E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 58N179E 1009 MB MOVING SE 10 KT...WILL TURN SW AFTER 24
HOURS. FROM 49N TO 62N BETWEEN 168W AND 178E WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N178W 1016 MB. FROM 55N TO 61N BETWEEN
168W AND 175W WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N175E 1018 MB. WINDS LESS THAN 25 KT.
SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN 360 NM NW OF
A LINE FROM 54N139W TO 42N162W...OVER FORECAST WATERS W OF A
LINE FROM 57N174W TO 65N167W...AND FROM 45N TO 53N W OF 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 43N TO 53N BETWEEN 149W AND
171W...W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 57N173W TO 65N167W...AND FROM 46N
TO 56N W OF 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG FROM 44N TO 56N BETWEEN 153W AND
176W...W AND NW OF A LINE FROM 58N175W TO 65N167W...AND FROM 47N
TO 57N W OF 177E.

.HIGH 47N146W 1040 MB MOVING SW 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 46N151W 1035 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N155W 1029 MB.

.HIGH 59N161W 1028 MB MOVING N 10 KT WILL TURN W AFTER 24 HOURS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH INLAND OVER ALASKA 63N161W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 63N164W 1026 MB.

.HIGH 50N170W 1025 MB MOVING NE 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 54N162W 1026 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 42N173E 1027 MB DRIFTING SW.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 40N171E 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 30N131W 1019 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW HIGH 47N167E 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 49N165E 1025 MB.

.FORECASTER MILLS. 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 0600 UTC FRI AUG 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT AUG 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 28.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM LESTER NEAR 16.9N 114.5W 1000 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG
26 MOVING W OR 280 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT
GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 70 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...20 NM SW QUADRANT AND 60 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 45 NM SW QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 90 NM
SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LESTER NEAR 17.3N 116.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 70 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...80 NM NE QUADRANT AND
40 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 90 NM OF
CENTER...EXCEPT 60 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 90 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.4N 120.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 90 NM NE QUADRANT...70 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
90 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 60 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 120 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.5N 126.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.5N 131.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.5N 136.0W. 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.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW PRES NEAR 13.5N133W 1008 MB MOVING W 13 KT. FROM 08N TO 11N
BETWEEN 128W AND 135W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 133W AND 135W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS FROM 12N
TO 15N BETWEEN 132W AND 136W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
15.5N136.5W 1006 MB. WITHIN 45 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 120
NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER
OF THE AREA FROM 09N TO 12N W OF 132W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
16.5N139W 1004 MB. WITHIN 60 NM N AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE 210 NM SE AND 150 NW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...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.

.FROM 05N TO 07N BETWEEN 95W AND 101W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 FT PRIMARILY IN SW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 08N BETWEEN 95W AND 103W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY IN SW 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 AT 0900 UTC FRI AUG 26...

.TROPICAL STORM LESTER...NUMEROUS STRONG WITHIN 105 NM NW AND
45 NM SE SEMICIRCLES. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO 19N BETWEEN 111W AND 116W.

.LOW PRESSURE NEAR 13.5N133W...NUMEROUS MODERATE SCATTERED
STRONG FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 133W AND 136W. SIMILAR CONVECTION
IS FROM 12N TO 13N BETWEEN 134W AND 136W.

.CLUSTERS OF MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION N OF 11.5N
TO THE COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICA BETWEEN 87W AND 90W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 12N95W TO 09N101W TO 11N109W.
IT RESUMES AT 13N120W TO LOW PRES AT 13.5N133W 1008 MB TO BEYOND
11N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 07N TO 10N
BETWEEN 95W AND 102W...FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 98W AND 104W AND
FROM 09N TO 11N W OF 128W.

$$
.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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