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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1100 UTC MON AUG 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0600 UTC AUG 31 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SEP 01 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SEP 02 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 20.3N 150.2W AT 0900 UTC MOVING NW 08 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 150 NM N SEMICIRCLE...AND 120 NM SE QUADRANT...80 NM SW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM NE...150 NM SE...205
NM SW...300 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180
NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 150 NM SE QUADRANT. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO 22.5N 152.4W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 140 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...90 NM SE...AND 60 NM SW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER
WITHIN 190 NM N AND 140 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 250 NM N AND 140 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 24.5N 155.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
120 NM NE...90 NM SE...50 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 170 NM N AND 140 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 260 NM N AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 26.7N 158.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 29.0N 162.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 33.0N 163.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KILO NEAR 20.6N 178.6W AT 0900 UTC MOVING NNW 07 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 140 NM NE...100 NM SE...60 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 240 NM NE...160 NM SE...240 NM SW...260 NM
NW. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 190 NM N AND 150 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO 27N BETWEEN 174W
AND 172E. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 22.9N 179.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
WITHIN 140 NM NE...110 NM SE...70 NM SW...130 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM N AND 170 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 220 NM NE AND 140 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 19N BETWEEN 174W AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.5N 179.2E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
135 NM NE...105 NM SE...70 NM SW...130 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM N AND 160 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 190 NM NE AND 130 NM SW SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.6N 177.5E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.5N 176.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.0N 174.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA E OF AREA NEAR 16.3N 137.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT FROM
10N TO 23N E OF 143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.5N 140.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 130 NM NE...110 NM SE...100 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER FROM 13N TO 24N E OF 144W. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 22N E OF 143W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.5N 142.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.5N 143.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.5N 144.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 11N160E TO LOW 05N169E 1006 MB TO LOW 06N179E 1006 MB
TO 11N169W. TROUGH AND LOWS NEARLY STATIONARY. MAINLY S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 169E AND 179W. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 10N W OF 171W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOWS DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 12N160E TO 09N180E TO
14N167W. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 15N160E TO 11N175E TO 14N171W.

.TROUGH FROM 27N177E TO 25N175E TO 23N171E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 28N165W TO 25N166W TO 23N168W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 24N TO 29N BETWEEN 162W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

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

.EXCEPT FOR SEAS DESCRIBED ABOVE IN THE HURRICANE WARNING
SECTIONS...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT FROM 14N TO 29N E OF 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS...EXCEPT FOR THOSE MENTIONED IN HURRICANE
WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINE FROM 06N140W TO
15N154W TO 30N168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS...EXCEPT FOR THOSE MENTIONED IN HURRICANE
WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINE FROM 05N140W TO
06N158W TO 26N167W TO 20N177E TO 30N172E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13N TO 16N BETWEEN 163E AND 170E...
FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 172W AND 177W...FROM 03N TO 08N BETWEEN 158W
AND 162W...FROM 02N TO 05N E OF 147W...WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM
15N143W TO 10N140W...AND N OF 28N BETWEEN 173W AND 176W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.








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