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FZPN03 KNHC 251545
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC THU AUG 25 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

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 THU AUG 25.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI AUG 26.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT AUG 27.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM LESTER NEAR 16.6N 112.5W 1002 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG
25 MOVING WNW OR 295 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT
GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 40 NM N
SEMICIRCLE AND 20 NM S SEMICIRCLE. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
30 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...45 NM NE QUADRANT AND 0 NM SW
QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 15 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM N SEMICIRCLE
AND 45 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN
MIXED E AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.5N 115.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 70 NM NE QUADRANT...50 NM SE QUADRANT...40 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 60 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
60 NM W SEMICIRCLE AND 45 NM E SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 20 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM W SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM E SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.8N 118.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 90 NM NE QUADRANT...70 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
120 NM W SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM E SEMICIRCLE WITH SEAS TO 25 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 11 TO
13 FT. REMAINDER AREA WITHIN 300 NM SW SEMICIRCLE AND 240 NM NE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.9N 122.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.0N 127.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.0N 132.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 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.

.LOW PRES NEAR 11.5N129W 1008 MB MOVING W 15 KT. FROM 13N TO 17N
BETWEEN 124W AND 139W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN
MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES NEAR 13N133W 1007 MB. WITHIN 270 NM
E QUADRANT AND 360 NM S SEMICIRCLE WINDS S TO SW 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT. WITHIN 210 NM NW QUADRANT WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED NE AND SE SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
13N137W 1005 MB. WITHIN 270 NM SE SEMICIRCLE S TO SW WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. WITHIN 210 NM NW SEMICIRCLE N TO NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.

.WITHIN 30 NM EITHER SIDE OF LINE FROM 16.5N95W TO 14.5N95W TO
13N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND
95.5W N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.30 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 03.5N TO 08N BETWEEN 93W AND 104W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN MIXED SE AND SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 05N TO 10N BETWEEN 94W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN MIXED SE AND SW SWELL.
.36 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 AT 1500 UTC THU AUG 25...

.TROPICAL STORM LESTER...NUMEROUS STRONG WITHIN 60 NM NW
AND 45 NM SE SEMICIRCLES. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER.

.LOW PRESSURE NEAR 11.5N129W...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG
WITHIN 360 NM NW SEMICIRCLE. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN
210 NM S SEMICIRCLE.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH EXTENDS FROM 10N74W TO 08N79W TO 09N85W TO
10N106W. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STRONG FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN
81W AND 83W...AND 150 NM S OF MONSOON TROUGH BETWEEN 97W AND
110W.

$$
.FORECASTER STRIPLING. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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