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AXPZ20 KNHC 030255
TWDEP

TROPICAL WEATHER DISCUSSION
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0405 UTC THU SEP 03 2015

TROPICAL WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR THE EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN FROM
THE EQUATOR TO 32N...EAST OF 140W. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS
BASED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY...WEATHER OBSERVATIONS...RADAR...AND
METEOROLOGICAL ANALYSIS.

BASED ON 0000 UTC SURFACE ANALYSIS AND SATELLITE IMAGERY THROUGH
0230 UTC.

...SPECIAL FEATURES...

TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOURTEEN-E CENTERED NEAR 17.0N 115.0W AT
0300 UTC SEP 3 MOVING N OR 360 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. ESTIMATED MINIMUM PRESSURE IS 1004 MB.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION WAS NOTED WITHIN
120 NM N SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
CONVECTION WAS NOTED WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE FROM 06N123W TO
15N115W. THE DEPRESSION HAS A SMALL OPPORTUNITY TO INTENSIFY AND
BECOME A TROPICAL STORM BY THU BEFORE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
BECOME UNFAVORABLE WITH DIMINISHING SST AND DRIER MORE STABLE
ENVIRONMENT. REFER TO THE LATEST NHC FORECAST/ADVISORY UNDER
AWIPS/WMO HEADERS MIATCMEP4/WTPZ24 KNHC FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

...INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...

THE MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 08N78W TO 11N90W TO 11N100W TO
10N105W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION WAS
NOTED FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN 80W AND 92W.

...DISCUSSION...

HURRICANE JIMENA CONTINUES TO MOVE FURTHER W OF THE FORECAST
AREA AND WAS LOCATED NEAR 18.4N 143.4W AT 0300 UTC SEP 3.
HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE W OF THE FORECAST
AREA. SEAS GENERATED BY THE HURRICANE COVER A PORTION OF THE
WESTERN FORECAST WATERS WITH SEAS GREATER THAN 8 FT CURRENTLY
FROM 10N TO 28N W OF 135W. SEAS GREATER THAN 8 FT WILL CONTINUE
TO COVER MUCH OF THIS AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

HIGH PRESSURE OF 1029 MB CENTERED NW OF THE AREA NEAR 43N152W
EXTENDS RIDGE SE TO NEAR 25N115W. GENTLE TO MODERATE WINDS ARE
FOUND OVER MOST OF THE AREA OUTSIDE OF JIMENA AND TROPICAL
DEPRESSION FOURTEEN-E. CROSS-EQUATORIAL SW SWELL PREVAILS OVER
THE SOUTHERN WATERS S OF LINE 02N131W TO 05N126W TO 05N105W TO
03.4S101W. BY FRI SEAS GREATER THAN 8 FT WILL BE FOUND S OF LINE
FROM 05N135W TO 06N100W TO 03.4S91W.

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