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HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC SUN AUG 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC AUG 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO 19.0N 149.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT
GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM NE...100 NM
SE...80 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM NE...150 NM SE...120 NM SW...170 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO
33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES.. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 28N BETWEEN 142W AND 156W. NUMEROUS
STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO 21.1N 151.1W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 110 NM
N...100 NM SE...90 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER
WITHIN 160 NM N AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 200 NM N AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 16N BETWEEN 145W AND 161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 23.2N 154.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
110 NM NE...100 NM SE...90 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 160 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 200 NM N AND 120 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 05N147W TO 20N155W TO 30N170W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 24.9N 157.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 26.9N 160.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 30.0N 163.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 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 19.4N 178.1W AT 1800 UTC MOVING NW 07 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 110 NM NE...110 NM SE...50 NM SW...90 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 200 NM NE...150 NM SE...160 NM SW...200 NM NW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N AND 150 NM
S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 27N BETWEEN
172W AND 175E. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 22.0N 179.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
100 NM NE...100 NM SE...40 NM SW...80 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 200 NM N...AND 160 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM NE...AND 120 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 16N BETWEEN 174W AND 169E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.3N 179.4E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
90 NM E SEMICIRCLE...40 NM SW...80 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 200 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM E...AND 150 NM W SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 24N168E TO 24N175E TO 20N177E TO
20N173W TO 27N170W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.6N 178.6E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.5N 177.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.5N 174.5E. 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...
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.1N 138.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...100 NM SE...100 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER FROM 23N TO 14N E OF 142W. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE E OF 143W BETWEEN 13N AND 24N. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E
OF 146W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.0N 141.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.8N 142.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.8N 143.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.WEAK LOW 06N180W 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 10S160E TO
06N170E TO LOW TO 08N170W TO 13N162W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF TROUGH AND LOW W OF 170W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 240 NM OF TROUGH W OF 170W...AND 120 NM OF A
LINE FROM 07N162W TO 05N153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 13N160E TO 06N180W TO
14N168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 15N160E TO 10N180W TO 11N170W.

.TROUGH FROM 25N172E TO 19N160E MOVING W SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 25N170E TO 24N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 27N170E TO 26N160E.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 27N177W MOVING E SLOWLY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

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

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF 145W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DESCRIBED ABOVE IN THE WARNING SECTION WITH
HURRICANE JIMENA.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF A LINE FROM 28N166W TO
25N163W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE FROM 04N140W
TO 03N143W.

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.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.




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