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HIGH SEAS FORECAST FOR METAREA XII
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
0545 UTC MON AUG 31 2015

CCODE/2:31:12:11:00/AOW+POR+AOE/NWS/CCODE
SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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

PACIFIC N OF 30N AND S OF 67N E OF A LINE FROM BERING STRAIT
TO 50N 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC AUG 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 02.

.WARNINGS.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 59N142W 980 MB MOVING SE 05 KT. WITHIN 720 NM S...540 NM SW
AND 840 NM W QUADRANTS AND WITHIN 240 NM S OF A FRONT FROM
50N128W TO 47N136W TO 52N167W WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 8 TO 16 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 58N139W 993 MB. WITHIN 600 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 40 KT. SEAS 10 TO 18 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 52N130W 1001 MB. WITHIN 420 NM SW
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 17 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW 36N178E 1007 MB MOVING NE 30 KT. WITHIN 540 NM E SEMICIRCLE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 46N177W 1007 MB. WITHIN 300 NM E AND 660
NM SE QUADRANTS WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 55N173W 1001 MB. FRONT TO EXTEND FROM
61N177W TO LOW CENTER TO 43N170W TO 38N173W. WITHIN 240 NM NE
AND E OF THE FRONT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.

...GALE WARNING...
.FROM 30N TO 39N BETWEEN 118W AND 124W NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS TO 10 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 30N TO 41N BETWEEN 118W AND 127W NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 34N TO 40N BETWEEN 120W AND 127W NW WINDS
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 10 FT.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.LOW 51N168E 995 MB MOVING N 10 KT. WITHIN 420 NM E SEMICIRCLE
AND WITHIN 180 NM N OF A FRONT FROM 57N176E TO 53N170W WINDS TO
35 KT. SEAS TO 12 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 54N167E 995 MB. WITHIN 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE
WINDS TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 56N169E 995 MB. CONDITIONS DIMINISHED.

.DENSE FOG. VSBY OCCASIONALLY LESS THAN 1 NM WITHIN AN AREA
BOUNDED BY A LINE FROM 50N163W TO 40N178E TO 47N170E TO 52N173E
TO 53N174W TO 50N163W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN AN AREA BOUNDED BY A LINE
FROM 51N162W TO 41N178W TO 53N175E TO 56N176W TO 51N162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST DENSE FOG WITHIN 300 NM NE OF A LINE FROM
44N170W TO 59N177W.

.HIGH 41N161W 1028 MB MOVING NE 5 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 43N160W 1029 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 45N156W 1029 MB.

.HIGH 36N162E 1017 MB MOVING E 10 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 35N166E 1016 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH DISSIPATED.

.HIGH 58N172W 1019 MB MOVING SE 15 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HIGH 57N163W 1021 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HIGH INLAND.

.FORECASTER LEE. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

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

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC MON AUG 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC TUE SEP 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED SEP 02.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 15.0N 132.5W 936 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 31
MOVING W NW OR 290 DEG AT 14 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 130 KT
GUSTS 160 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM NE
QUADRANT...100 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND 110 NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 320 NM N AND 240 NM S SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO
45 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 420 NM N AND 300 NM S SEMICIRCLES OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. FROM 00N TO 10N
BETWEEN 126W AND 140W AND BETWEEN 118W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.2N 136.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 130 NM NE QUADRANT...110 NM S SEMICIRCLE...AND 120 NM NW
QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 450 NM NW
SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 350 NM SE AND
480 NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11
FT. REMAINDER AREA W OF 125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10
FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.3N 140.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT...100 NM S SEMICIRCLE AND 110 NM NW
QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER FORECAST
WITHIN 300 NM SE AND 540 NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER WITH SEAS
TO 40 FT. REMAINDER FORECAST WATERS W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA JUST W OF AREA NEAR 18.3N
141.9W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA W OF AREA NEAR 19.1N 143.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.2N 143.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 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 11N108W 1007 MB. WITHIN 90 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM SE SEMICIRCLE
OF CENTER WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT PRIMARILY IN SW
SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
12N111W 1005 MB. WITHIN 120 NM SE AND 60 NM NW SEMICIRCLES OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240
NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
14N113W 1004 MB. WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 120 NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS
20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM SE
SEMICIRCLE WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.

.06 HOUR FORECAST N OF 29N BETWEEN 117W AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N BETWEEN 115W AND 125W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED S AND NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 25N BETWEEN 118W AND 130W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0245 UTC MON 31..

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG SURROUND
THE 20 NM WIDE EYE WITHIN 120 NM NE AND SW QUADRANTS...150 NM SE
QUADRANT AND WITHIN 90 NM IN THE NW QUADRANT. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG IN BANDS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM NE AND 120 NM
SW SEMICIRCLES OF CENTER...AND ALSO SSW OF JIMENA WITHIN 60 NM
OF LINE FROM 04N140W TO 07N132W TO 09N128W.

.LOW PRES 11N108W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 60
NM OF THE LOW CENTER AND WITHIN 240 NM IN THE SW QUADRANT.
SIMILAR CONVECTION IN BANDS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 13N105W TO
10N102W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG IS ALONG AND WITHIN 60 NM OF
THE COAST OF COSTA RICA AND NORTHERN PANAMA.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG IS WITHIN 30 NM OF
13N119W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 09N85 TO 11N94W TO 13N102 TO
LOW PRES NEAR 11N108W TO 10N114W TO 11N118W. SCATTERED MODERATE
ISOLATED STRONG WITHIN 180 NM S OF THE TROUGH BETWEEN 85W AND
90W AND BETWEEN 112W AND 115W. SCATTERED MODERATE IS FROM 08N TO
14N BETWEEN 97W AND 102W. ELSEWHERE SCATTERED MODERATE

.FORECASTER AGUIRRE. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
NORTH PACIFIC EQUATOR TO 30N BETWEEN 140W AND 160E

SYNOPSIS VALID 0000 UTC AUG 31 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 01 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 02 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 19.8N 149.6W AT 0300 UTC. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE... 140 NM SE QUADRANT...70 NM SW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 225 NM NE...190 NM
SE...205 NM SW...270 NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 150 NM SE QUADRANT.
NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM N SEMICIRCLE AND 90 NM S
SEMICIRCLE.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO 21.9N 151.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
110 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 50 NM SW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER
WITHIN 180 NM N AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 24.0N 154.6W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR
GREATER WITHIN 90 NM NE...90 NM SE...40 NM SW...80 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 160 NM N AND 130 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 250 NM N AND 120
NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 25.9N 157.8W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 28.1N 161.4W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 32.0N 163.6W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KILO NEAR 20.0N 178.4W AT 0300 UTC. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 140 NM
NE...90 NM SE...60 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 240 NM NE...170 NM SE...240 NM SW...240 NM NW.
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N AND 140 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 27N BETWEEN
173W AND 174E. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 22.5N 179.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN WITHIN 130 NM NE...90 NM SE...50 NM SW...110 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 200 NM N AND 160 NM S
SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 200 NM NE AND
130 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 16N
BETWEEN 175W AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.3N 179.6E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...110 NM SE...40 NM SW...100 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 200 NM N AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO
33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM NE AND 125 NM SW SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.7N 178.3E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.5N 176.5E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.0N 174.5E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA E OF AREA NEAR 16.2N 136.8W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER FROM11N TO 22N E OF 142W. WINDS 20 TO 25 KT E OF 141W
BETWEEN 14N AND 19N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.3N 140.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...100 NM SE...100 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER FROM 23N TO 14N E OF 142W. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE E OF 143W BETWEEN 13N AND 24N.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.3N 141.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.1N 143.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.2N 143.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH FROM 11S160E TO 05N170E TO 06N179E TO 08N173E TO 11N167W
TO 13N163W NEARLY STATIONARY. WEAK LOW 1008 MB EMBEDDED IN
TROUGH NEAR 05N170E. ANOTHER WEAK LOW EMBEDDED IN TROUGH NEAR
06N179E. SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF TROUGH AND LOWS
W OF 167W...AND WITHIN 120 NM N OF TROUGH AND LOWS W OF 167W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13N TO 03N BETWEEN 152W AND 167W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOWS DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 11N160E TO
06N179E TO

13N165W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13N160E TO 08N175E TO 12N170W.

.TROUGH FROM 27N176E TO 21N166E TO 19N160E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH W OF 166E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 26N170E TO 23N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 27N167E TO 26N160E.

.TROUGH FROM 27N169W TO 25N164W NEARLY STATIONARY. SCATTERED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 28N179W NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 120 NM E OF FRONT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

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

.EXCEPT FOR SEAS DESCRIBED ABOVE IN THE HURRICANE WARNING
SECTIONS...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF 10N E OF 158W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS...EXCEPT FOR THOSE MENTIONED IN HURRICANE
WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM
00N140W TO 15N155W TO 30N169W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS...EXCEPT FOR THOSE MENTIONED IN HURRICANE
WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF A LINE FROM
00N140W TO 00N153W TO 25N168W TO 20N179E TO 30N170E.

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

ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE FROM 04N140W TO
04N146W...AND WITHIN 90 NM OF A POINT 14N170E.

$$
.FORECASTER DWROE. HONOLULU HI.



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