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FZPN03 KNHC 271506
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC WED AUG 27 2014

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 WED AUG 27.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC THU AUG 28.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC FRI AUG 29.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE MARIE NEAR 22.3N 123.7W 980 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 27
MOVING WNW OR 290 DEG AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT
GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 160 NM NW AND SE
QUADRANTS...180 NM NE QUADRANT AND 120 NM SW QUADRANT.SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 510 NM NE QUADRANT...420 NM SE
QUADRANT...180 NM SW QUADRANT...AND 500 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS
TO 32 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 390 NM N AND 240 NM S SEMICIRCLES OF
CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED
IN KARINA SECTION BELOW REMAINDER OF AREA N OF 07N W OF 110W AND
FROM 14N TO 22N BETWEEN 105W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIE NEAR 23.3N 125.7W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM MARIE NEAR 24.8N 128.2W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 150 NM N SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SE QUADRANT AND 80 NM
SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 330 NM NE...270 NM
NW...270 SE...AND 210 NM SW QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N AND 240 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER AREA N OF 15N W OF 118W WINDS
20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 28.0N
132.2W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 240 NM N SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SE...AND 210 NM SW
QUADRANTS WITH SEAS TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS
WITHIN 240 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER AREA N OF LINE 20N140W TO 25N125W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS.
SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 30.0N
134.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. EXTENDED
OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 30.0N
136.0W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST POST-TROPICAL REMNANT LOW MARIE NEAR 29.5N
137.5W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 25 KT GUSTS 35 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...REMNANT OF LOWELL...NEAR 29N138W 1008 MB. OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 180 NM NE QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 20N W OF 130W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN A BROAD MIX OF SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES W OF AREA. CONDITIONS MERGED WITH
MARIE SECTION ABOVE.

.36 HOUR FORECAST N OF 24N WITHIN 120 NM OF W COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LITTLE CHANGE.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC WED AUG 27...

.HURRICANE MARIE...SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 180
NM SE SEMICIRCLE.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N83W TO 08N99W TO 12N110W. SCATTERED
MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 05N TO 08N BETWEEN 80W AND 85W.
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 210 NM N AND 60 NM S OF
TROUGH AXIS BETWEEN 87W AND 93W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG WITHIN 60 NM S OF TROUGH BETWEEN 95W AND 100W.

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.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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