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FZPN03 KNHC 231531
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC WED AUG 23 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

SECURITE

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 1200 UTC WED AUG 23.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU AUG 24.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI AUG 25.

.WARNINGS.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM KENNETH NEAR 24.6N 135.1W 1006 MB AT 1500 UTC
AUG 23 MOVING NNW OR 330 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
35 KT GUSTS 45 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 70 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
60 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 90 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 16 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33
KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 17N W OF 131W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL KENNETH NEAR 27.1N 136.4W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER
WITHIN 60 NM NW SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 14 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF
26N BETWEEN 133W AND 140W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 23N W OF 134W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8
TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KENNETH NEAR 28.6N
136.8W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 KT. N OF 28N
BETWEEN 134W AND 139W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 28N135W TO 24N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KENNETH NEAR 29.7N
137.7W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW KENNETH NEAR 30.7N
139.2W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 KT GUSTS 30 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST...DISSIPATED.

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 1430 UTC WED AUG 23...

.TROPICAL STORM KENNETH...SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 120 NM N OF
CENTER.

.TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 95W FROM 03N TO 15N. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG FROM 06N TO 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 100W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N75W TO 12N100W TO 11N120W TO 08N130W.
ITCZ FROM 08N130W TO 07N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
FROM 04N TO 08N E OF 90W...AND WITHIN 150 NM EITHER SIDE OF
MONSOON TROUGH AND ITCZ AXIS W OF 113W.

$$
.FORECASTER LATTO. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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