High Seas Forecast
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33
000
FZPN03 KNHC 272052
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC SAT AUG 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC SAT AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SUN AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC MON AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.9N 119.6W 973 MB AT 2100 UTC AUG 27
MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT
GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 80 NM NE
QUADRANT...60 NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 70 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND
120 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 31 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM
NE QUADRANT...120 NM S SEMICIRCLE...AND 210 NM NW QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 14N
TO 23N BETWEEN 114W AND 123W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.2N 123.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 90 NM N SEMICIRCLE...70 NM SE QUADRANT AND 60 NM SW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 150 NM OF CENTER...
EXCEPT 180 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 36 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN
180 NM NE QUADRANT...150 NM S SEMICIRCLE...AND 240 NM NW
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
FROM 12N TO 25N BETWEEN 118W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.5N 129.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 90 NM NE QUADRANT...70 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
180 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 240 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 39
FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM NE QUADRANT...120 NM S SEMICIRCLE
AND 270 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 12N TO 27N W OF 124W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.8N 135.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.9N 139.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 19.5N 144.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM MADELINE NEAR 15.7N 139.3W 997 MB AT 2100 UTC
AUG 27 MOVING NW OR 305 DEG AT 9 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50
KT GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 60 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH
SEAS TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 150 NM OF
CENTER...EXCEPT 240 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8
TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 11N TO 18N W OF 133W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MADELINE NEAR 17.3N 141.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 80 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER W OF 140W. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 240 NM
NE QUADRANT AND 150 NM SE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 12N TO 24N W OF 133W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MADELINE NEAR 19.3N 144.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 100 NM N SEMICIRCLE...80 NM SE QUADRANT AND 60 NM SW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER W OF AREA. OVER FORECAST WATERS
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MADELINE NEAR 20.4N 148.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MADELINE NEAR 20.5N 152.5W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MADELINE NEAR 20.0N 157.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 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.

.WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 12N118W TO 11N120W TO 10N120W TO 10N118W
TO 10N117W TO 12N118W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN S TO
SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 09N109W TO 12N119W TO
08N125W TO 08N119W TO 07N115W TO 08N110W TO 09N109W S TO SW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 11N112W TO 13N118W TO
11N128W TO 08N125W TO 07N116W TO 07N111W TO 11N112W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SW AND NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2100 UTC SAT AUG 27...

.HURRICANE LESTER...NUMEROUS MODERATE SCATTERED STRONG WITHIN
120 NM E SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM W SEMICIRCLE.

.TROPICAL STORM MADELINE...NUMEROUS MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
WITHIN 75 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLE.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N79W TO 13N97W TO LOW PRES
NEAR 10.5N109W TO 09N114W THEN RESUMES NEAR 13N118W TO 10N124W
TO 14N133W. SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 210 NM NE OF AXIS
BETWEEN 91W AND 99W...FROM 10N TO 12N BETWEEN 116W AND 119W...
WITHIN 60 NM S OF AXIS BETWEEN 121W AND 126W...AND ALSO FROM
12N TO 15N BETWEEN 131W AND 134W.

$$
.FORECASTER LEWITSKY. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.