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FZPN03 KNHC 281441
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC SUN AUG 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC SUN AUG 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON AUG 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC TUE AUG 30.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.1N 123.7W 979 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 28
MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT
GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 90 NM NE QUADRANT
...70 NM SE QUADRANT...50 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANT.
SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM S SEMICIRCLE...180 NM NE
QUADRANT AND 150 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 210 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 12N TO 24N
BETWEEN 117W AND 128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.3N 128.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 100 NM NE QUADRANT...70 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 90 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM NE QUADRANT...150 NM S SEMICIRCLE...AND 210 NM NW
QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 120 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 11N TO 26N BETWEEN 123W AND
136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.5N 134.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN RADIUS OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITH SEAS
TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 120 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF
AREA FROM 11N TO 27N BETWEEN 128W AND 140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.5N 138.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.5N 143.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 19.5N 148.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROPICAL STORM MADELINE W OF AREA. WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY
18N139W TO 19N140W TO 15N140W TO 15N139W TO 16N139W TO
18N139W SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT IN MIXED
SWELL. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 19N133W TO 22N135W TO
22N140W TO 17N139W TO 13N140W TO 14N137W TO 19N133W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 20.5N139W TO 21N139.5W
TO 21N140W TO 19N140W TO 19N139.5W TO 20N139W TO 20.5N139W E
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN AREA
BOUNDED BY 24N136W TO 25N138W TO 29N138W TO 27N140W TO 18N140W
TO 18N138W TO 24N136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 10N106W TO 13N116W TO 12N121W TO 09N120W
TO 07N117W TO 07N108W TO 10N106W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN MIXED SE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 11N109W TO 13N125W TO
10N131W TO 09N126W TO 09N117W TO 07N111W TO 11N109W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SE AND SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 11N103W TO 14N109W TO
11N116W TO 10N108W TO 07N97W TO 08N95W TO 11N103W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SE AND SW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 1430 UTC SUN AUG 28...

.HURRICANE LESTER...NUMEROUS MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120
NM SE SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM NW SEMICIRCLE.

.GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN
150 NM NW OF A LINE FROM 16N93W TO 12N97W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 10N89W TO 13N105W TO LOW PRES
NEAR 11N112W TO 14N119W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN
60 NM SW OF AXIS BETWEEN 97W AND 102W...WITHIN 180 NM EITHER SIDE
OF AXIS BETWEEN 107W AND 119W...AND WITHIN 150 NM SW OF A LINE
FROM 11N133W TO 15N135W TO 15N139W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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