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FZPN40 PHFO 272235
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC THU AUG 27 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

THIS HIGH SEAS FORECAST USES 1-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS WHICH MAY BE
HIGHER THAN 10-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS.

PAN PAN

NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 1800 UTC AUG 27 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 28 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC AUG 29 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 12.9N 140.8W 982 MB AT 2100 UTC MOVING W
11 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. WINDS
34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 80 NM OF CENTER. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN
150 NM N...AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS
MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 135 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 14.5N 144.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 100 NM N...AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N...AND 180 NM
S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 16.1N 147.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 110 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS
8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 260 NM N...AND 190 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 17.5N 149.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 19.5N 152.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 21.0N 154.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM KILO NEAR 17.7N 168.5W 990 MB AT 2100 UTC MOVING W
AT 04 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 60 NM N...AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 50 NM OF CENTER. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 100 NM OF CENTER. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS FROM 17N TO 19N BETWEEN 167W AND 169W. ISOLATED MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS FROM 15N TO 16N BETWEEN 167W AND 171W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 17.3N 170.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 70 NM N...AND 50 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 110 NM
S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 17.5N 173.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER AND SEAS
12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 80 NM N...AND 60 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT AND SEAS 8 TO 12 FT WITHIN 210 NM N...AND 120 NM S
SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 18.8N 175.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 20.9N 177.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 23.3N 178.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.

.FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION
DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 11N156W 1008 MB MOVING WNW 10 KT. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM W OF LINE FROM 14N152W TO 14N156W TO 12N156W TO
10N159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13N160W 1009 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14N164W 1010 MB.

.FRONT FROM 30N172E TO 23N160E MOVING ESE SLOWLY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM E AND SE OF FRONT N OF 24N.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT FROM 30N174E TO 23N167E TO 22N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N176E TO 24N171E TO
23N160E.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N167W TO 27N159W NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT MERGED WITH TROUGH DISCUSSED IMMEDIATELY
BELOW.

.TROUGH FROM 30N149W TO 27N153W TO 24N156W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 27N147W TO
25N150W TO 24N154W...AND WITHIN 60 NM OF POINT 29N150W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH MERGED WITH WEAK FRONT FROM 30N144W TO
26N153W TO 26N163W TO 30N171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DISSIPATING FRONT FROM 30N142W TO 26N159W TO
30N172W.

.TROUGH FROM 14N179E TO 11N166E TO 12N161E NEARLY STATIONARY.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 06N TO 13N W OF 164E...AND
FROM 12N TO 15N BETWEEN 175E AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 18N177E TO 13N176E TO 11N163E.

.WINDS 20 KT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF LINE FROM 29N158W TO
26N172W TO 18N160E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 10 FT N OF LINE FROM 29N153W TO 22N170W
TO 24N176E TO 19N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 9 FT N OF 28N BETWEEN 167W AND 171W.

.SEAS 8 FT OR LESS OVER REST OF FORECAST AREA.

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 06N BETWEEN 163W AND 176W...
AND N OF LINE FROM 25N168W TO 26N175W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM
07N TO 10N BETWEEN 162W AND 165W...FROM 04N TO 07N E OF 148W...S OF
04N BETWEEN 155W AND 163W...FROM 23N TO 26N BETWEEN 173E AND 179W...
FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 172W AND 175W...FROM 04N TO 09N BETWEEN 170E
AND 174E...AND S OF 02N BETWEEN 164E AND 172E.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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