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FZPN03 KNHC 221539
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC TUE AUG 22 2017

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC TUE AUG 22.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC WED AUG 23.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU AUG 24.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KENNETH NEAR 20.9N 133.1W 984 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 22
MOVING NNW OR 330 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT
GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 70 NM NW AND SE
QUADRANTS...80 NM NE QUADRANT AND 60 NM SW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 150 NM NW QUADRANT
WITH SEAS TO 25 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 150
NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER
OF AREA N OF 15N W OF 128W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN MIXED SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KENNETH NEAR 22.2N 133.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO
22 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM S
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA
N OF 16N W OF 129W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM KENNETH NEAR 24.1N 134.8W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 60 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...70 NM NE QUADRANT AND
40 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 20 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 210 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 17N W OF 130W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KENNETH NEAR 27.1N
136.6W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 90 NM N SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 24N W OF 134W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KENNETH NEAR 28.7N
136.9W. 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 KENNETH NEAR 30.0N
138.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KENNETH NEAR 31.0N
140.0W. 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.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 1500 UTC TUE AUG 22...

.HURRICANE KENNETH...NUMEROUS MODERATE SCATTERED STRONG WITHIN
90 NM OF CENTER.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N78W TO LOW PRES 1009 MB NEAR 10N91W TO
11N110W TO 06N135W...THEN RESUMES NEAR 15N134W TO BEYOND
12N140W.  WIDELY SCATTERED MODERATE CONVECTION IS WITHIN 300 NM
OF THE AXIS BETWEEN 87W AND 107W...AND FROM 06N TO 12N BETWEEN
111W AND 129W.

$$
.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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