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FZPN03 KNHC 280246
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC THU AUG 28 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC THU AUG 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC FRI AUG 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SAT AUG 30.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TROPICAL STORM MARIE NEAR 23.8N 126.4W 992 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG
28 MOVING WNW OR 300 DEG AT 14 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT
GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 150 NM NW AND SE
QUADRANTS...160 NM NE QUADRANT AND 90 NM SW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 510 NM NE QUADRANT...330 NM SE
QUADRANT...240 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 480 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS
TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N AND 240 NM S SEMICIRCLES OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED
IN KARINA SECTION BELOW...REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 09N W OF 110W
AND N OF LINE FROM 10N110W TO 25N112W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT IN BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL MARIE NEAR 26.7N 130.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM N SEMICIRCLE...50 NM SE QUADRANT AND 0 NM SW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 330 NM NE...270 NM
NW...270 SE...AND 210 NM SW QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 24 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 3000 NM N AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 19N W OF 122W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 29.6N
133.8W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 240 NM N SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SE...AND 210 NM SW
QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 17 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 270 NM NW AND 180 NM SE SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF LINE 22N140W TO
26N128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN BROAD MIX OF
SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 30.5N
135.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 30.5N
137.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 30.0N
139.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 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.

.LOW PRES...REMNANT OF LOWELL...JUST NW OF AREA NEAR 30.5N140W
1009 MB. OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM NE SEMICIRCLE SE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 16N W OF
133W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NW OF AREA. CONDITIONS MERGED WITH
MARIE SECTION ABOVE.

.LOW PRES...REMNANT OF KARINA...NEAR 16N123W 1006 MB MOVING NE
15 KT. WITHIN 120 NM SE SEMICIRCLE SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST LOW TO MOVE N-NE AND DISSIPATE. CONDITIONS TO
MERGE WITH MARIE SECTION ABOVE.

.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 24N WITHIN 150 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N WITHIN 150 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0200 UTC THU AUG 28...

.TROPICAL STORM MARIE...SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 180
NM SE SEMICIRCLE.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 08.5N72W TO 12.5N87W TO LOW PRES
NEAR 09N103W 1010 MB TO 11N112W...WHERE IT REMAINS FRACTURED E
OF MARIE. TROUGH RESUMES S OF MARIE FROM LOW PRES NEAR 16N123W
TO 14N130W TO BEYOND 10.5N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG CONVECTION NOTED FROM 04N TO 10N BETWEEN 80W AND
86W...FROM 05N TO 12.5N BETWEEN 90W AND 108W...AND FROM 07N TO
12N BETWEEN 117W AND 133W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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