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HSFEP1

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1630 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.
ONLY YOU KNOW THE WEATHER AT YOUR POSITION. REPORT IT TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. EMAIL US AT
VOSOPS@NOAA.GOV(LOWERCASE).

PAN PAN

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 30N TO 39N W OF 164E AREA OF SE WINDS
25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 300 NM N OF A LINE FROM 34N160E TO
30N165E AREA OF E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 17 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 300 NM N OF A LINE FROM 34N160E TO
30N168E WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 15 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.OVER FORECAST WATERS NE OF A LINE FROM 53N142W TO 43N135W AND
WITHIN 240 NM SE OF A LINE FROM 45N140W TO 40N145W WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.LOW 45N172W 1012 MB MOVING NW 15 KT. WITHIN 180 NM E AND 240 NM
SE QUADRANTS...AND WITHIN 180 NM NE AND E OF A FRONT FROM
46N167W TO 41N163W TO 35N163W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 48N178W 1012 MB. WITHIN 90 NM E OF A FRONT
TO EXTEND FROM 49N176W TO 42N173W TO 39N174W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 47N179E 1012 MB. WITHIN 90 NM NE AND E OF
A FRONT TO EXTEND FROM 50N175W TO 45N175W TO 40N172W WINDS TO 25
KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.FROM 52N TO 55N BETWEEN 142W AND 153W AREA OF W WINDS TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 52N134W 1006 MB. WITHIN 480 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 53N135W 1003 MB. WITHIN 120 NM N AND NE
AND 300 NM SE...AND BETWEEN 480 NM AND 840 NM SW QUADRANTS WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.48 HOUR FORECAST NEW LOW 31N176W 1012 MB. WITHIN 480 NM NE
QUADRANT WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM OVER FORECAST
WATERS N OF 46N W OF 172E AND N OF 53N BETWEEN 168W AND 177E AND
FROM 43N TO 53N BETWEEN 153W AND 172W AND FROM 41N TO 55N
BETWEEN 137W AND 153W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG N OF 48N W OF 168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG N OF 48N BETWEEN 170E AND 166E AND
FROM 53N TO 59N BETWEEN 169W AND 177E AND FROM 44N TO 50N
BETWEEN 168W AND 176W.

.HIGH 48N167E 1025 MB MOVING W 05 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 48N164E 1024 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 47N160E 1022 MB.

.HIGH 40N172E 1022 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 46N152W 1033 MB MOVING W 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 46N156W 1027 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 44N156W 1027 MB.

.HIGH 30N130W 1020 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 30N130W 1020 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 31N130W 1022 MB.

.HIGH 35N168W 1021 MB NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 63N170W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.FORECASTER NOLT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC SAT AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC MON AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.0N 118.4W 977 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 27
MOVING W OR 275 DEG AT 8 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS
100 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 80 NM NE QUADRANT...60
NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 70 NM NW QUADRANT. WINDS
20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 29 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 N
AND 180 S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN
MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.1N 122.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 90 NM N SEMICIRCLE...70 NM SE QUADRANT AND 60 NM SW
QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 150
NM NW AND 120 NM SE SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM NW AND 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.4N 128.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 100 NM NE QUADRANT...80 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 90 NM NW QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 210 NM NW AND 120 NM SE SEMICIRCLES WITH
SEAS TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 25N BETWEEN 122W AND 133W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
 .72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.6N 133.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.6N 138.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.7N 143.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM MADELINE NEAR 15.2N 138.5W 1000 MB AT 1500 UTC
AUG 27 MOVING NW OR 310 DEG AT 8 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45
KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 50 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
45 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 0 NM S SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 15 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 75 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT. REMAINDER OF AREA WITHIN 90 NM OF LINE FROM 09N137W TO
14N133W
SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MADELINE NEAR 16.7N 140.7W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 70 NM NE QUADRANT...50 NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER W OF
AREA. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 11N TO 18N W OF 135W SE
TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MADELINE NEAR 18.8N 143.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 110 NM NE QUADRANT...80 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
W OF AREA. FROM 12N TO 19N W OF 137W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE MADELINE NEAR 20.5N 147.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MADELINE NEAR 21.0N 151.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MADELINE NEAR 21.0N 155.5W.
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 10N118W TO 11N119W TO 11N120W TO 11N121W
TO 09N119W TO 10N118W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 09N109W TO 12N114W TO
11N121W TO 09N123W TO 06N114W TO 07N109W TO 09N109W WINDS 20 KT
OR
LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN AREA BOUNDED BY 11N110W TO 13N116W TO
13N126W TO 11N131W TO 09N126W TO 08N113W TO 11N110W WINDS 20 KT
OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 1500 UTC SAT AUG 27...

.HURRICANE LESTER...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 90 NM IN
NW AND 45 NM SW SEMICIRCLES.

.TROPICAL STORM MADELINE...SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 90
NM OF THE CENTER.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N84W TO 12N95W TO LOW PRESSURE NEAR 11N108W
THEN TERMINATING NEAR 11N113W. MONSOON TROUGH RESUMES NEAR
12N119W AND CONTINUES TO 10N125W TERMINATING NEAR 13N132W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 120 NM NORTH OF THE
AXIS BETWEEN 87W AND 97W.

$$
.FORECASTER CHRISTENSEN. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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