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FZPN03 KNHC 290307
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC SAT AUG 29 2015

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SAT AUG 29.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SUN AUG 30.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC MON AUG 31.

.WARNINGS.

..HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 12.3N 124.2W 957 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 29
MOVING W OR 275 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT
GUSTS 135 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 90 NM N AND 80
NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM OF
CENTER...EXCEPT 180 NM NE QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 35 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 240 NM NE AND 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 08N TO 18N BETWEEN 116W AND 119W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 13.0N 127.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 135 KT GUSTS 165 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT...110 NM SE AND NW QUADRANTS...AND 90
NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 240 NM N AND 180 NM
S SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 46 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM
07N TO 25N BETWEEN 118W AND 136W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO
10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 14.9N 131.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 140 NM NE QUADRANT...130 NM SE AND NW QUADRANTS...AND 100
NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 330 NM OF CENTER
WITH SEAS TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 480 NM N AND 300 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA
FROM 05N TO 26N W OF 118W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.3N 136.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.3N 139.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.0N 141.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 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.

.HURRICANE IGNACIO W OF AREA NEAR 15N145W. FROM 11N TO 17N W OF
139W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.06 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVE W OF AREA.

.06 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE 16N95W TO 15N95.5W TO
14.5N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.42 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0315 UTC SAT AUG 29...

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS STRONG WITHIN 60 NM E OF QUADRANT.
SCATTERED STRONG ELSEWHERE WITHIN 90 NM NE QUADRANT...30 NM SE
QUADRANT...75 NM SW QUADRANT AND 120 NM NW QUADRANT. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM NE AND 120 NM
SW QUADRANTS.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM
13N99W TO 12N108W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE WITHIN 30 NM OF 24N135W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 08N78W TO 08N84W TO 08N91W TO
LOW PRES NEAR 10N101W 1007 MB TO 08N109W TO 07N116W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 06N TO 09N BETWEEN 97W AND
103W...AND ALSO WITHIN 60 NM OF THE AXIS BETWEEN 110W AND 113W.

.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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