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FZPN40 PHFO 280435
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

THIS HIGH SEAS FORECAST USES 1-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS WHICH MAY BE
HIGHER THAN 10-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS.

PAN PAN

NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC AUG 28 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 29 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC AUG 30 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 13.3N 141.9W 982 MB AT 0300 UTC MOVING WNW
11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 70 NM OF CENTER. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 150 NM
N...AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 200 NM N...AND 160 NM S SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 105 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 14.8N 145.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8
TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N...AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 16.4N 147.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 100 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 260 NM N...AND 190 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 18.0N 150.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 20.0N 153.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 22.0N 156.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM KILO NEAR 17.4N 169.1W 990 MB AT 0300 UTC MOVING WSW
AT 06 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 60 NM N...AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 90 NM W...AND 75 NM E SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER. SCATTERED TO
LOCALLY NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 16N TO 19N BETWEEN
168W AND 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 14N TO 16N BETWEEN 167W
AND 173W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 17.1N 171.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 70 NM N...AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM N...AND 100 NM
S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 17.5N 174.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 80 NM N...AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 120 NM S
SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 19.1N 176.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 21.4N 178.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 23.5N 179.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.

.FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION
DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 12N157W 1007 MB MOVING WNW 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM
11N TO 14N BETWEEN 156W AND 159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13N161W 1009 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.FRONT FROM 30N173E TO 23N160E MOVING ESE SLOWLY N OF 27N...AND
NEARLY STATIONARY ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 150 NM E
AND SE OF FRONT N OF 24N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 25N170E TO 22N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N176E TO 24N171E TO
23N160E.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 27N158W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH TROUGH DISCUSSED IMMEDIATELY
BELOW.

.TROUGH FROM 29N148W TO 25N152W TO 23N157W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF POINTS 29N149W...AND 23N154W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH WEAK FRONT FROM 30N144W TO
25N159W TO 30N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 29N143W TO 26N162W TO
30N173W.

.TROUGH FROM 14N179E TO 11N167E TO 12N161E NEARLY STATIONARY.
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF POINT 09N166E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS
FROM 07N TO 12N W OF 164E...FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 176E AND 179W...
AND FROM 13N TO 16N BETWEEN 168E AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 19N177E TO 13N175E TO 11N162E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N158W TO
25N176W TO 16N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N155W TO 25N164W
TO 23N177W TO 21N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST OTHER THAN SEAS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL
CYCLONES...SEAS SUBSIDED TO 8 FT OR LESS.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 05N BETWEEN 166W AND 176W...
N OF 27N BETWEEN 169W AND 172W...AND FROM 06N TO 10N BETWEEN 163W
AND 166W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 05N TO 08N E OF 147W...S OF
06N BETWEEN 155W AND 163W...FROM 24N TO 27N BETWEEN 175E AND 178W...
WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 21N173E TO 18N168E...FROM 08N TO 11N
BETWEEN 169W AND 176W...AND S OF 02N W OF 163E.

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.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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