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FZPN03 KNHC 282213
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC FRI AUG 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC FRI AUG 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SAT AUG 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN AUG 30.

.WARNINGS.

..HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 12.3N 123.1W 972 MB AT 2100 UTC AUG 28
MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 90 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 80 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
90 NM S SEMICIRCLE...150 NM NE QUADRANT AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 180 NM SW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 08N TO 18N
BETWEEN 116W AND 119W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 12.9N 126.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT...100 NM SE QUADRANT...90 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 110 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM N AND 120 NM S SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 39 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 300 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 07N TO 23N BETWEEN 118W
AND 135W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 14.6N 130.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM NE QUADRANT...120 NM SE QUADRANT...100 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 130 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
240 NM OF CENTER WITH SEAS TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N
AND 330 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 05N TO 25N W OF 118W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.2N 135.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.2N 138.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.7N 140.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 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.

.HURRICANE IGNACIO W OF AREA NEAR 14.6N 144.5W. FROM 11N TO 17N
W OF 138W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVE W OF AREA.

.12 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE 16N95W TO 15N95.5W TO
14.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 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 2145 UTC FRI AUG 28...

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS STRONG WITHIN 30 NM E QUADRANT.
NUMEROUS MODERATE WITHIN 90 NM N AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLES EXCEPT
NUMEROUS STRONG WITHIN 30 NM E QUADRANT.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM
13N94W TO 14.5N99W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 30 NM OF 24N135W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N84W TO 08N89W TO 11N99W TO
LOW PRES NEAR 10N103W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM
06N TO 09N BETWEEN 96W AND 100W...AND ALSO WITHIN 180 NM N AND
60 NM S OF THE TROUGH BETWEEN 100W AND 103W.

.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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