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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC MON AUG 31 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 31 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 01 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 02 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 21.3N 151.2W MOVING NW 08 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM NE...90 NM SE...70 NM SW...140 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 240 NM N...120 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...120 NM S SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 23.5N 154.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 120
NM NE...60 NM SE...50 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM N...100 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 160 NM N AND 100 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 25.6N 157.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
100 NM NE...50 NM SE...45 NM SW...100 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 200 NM N...90 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 130 NM N AND 75 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 27.8N 160.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 31.1N 162.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 36.1N 164.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 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 21.7N 179.4W MOVING NNW 08 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM NE...90 NM SE...70 NM SW...140 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 240 NM N...180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...120 NM S SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 23.9N 179.5E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 135 NM
NE...105 NM SE...70 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM N AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 220 NM NE AND 140 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF 20N BETWEEN 175W AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.8N 178.3E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 140 NM
NE...110 NM SE...70 NM SW...140 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM N AND 190 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 190 NM NE AND 130 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF 21N BETWEEN 176W AND 172E.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.5N 176.9E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.0N 175.0E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 23.5N 172.5E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 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 NEAR 17.1N 140.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM NE...120 NM SE...100 NM SW...AND 120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12
FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 420 NM NW...300 NW...240 NM SW...300 NM SW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 23N E OF 143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.2N 142.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
130 NM NE...110 NM SE...100 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER FROM 14N TO 24N E OF 147W. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE
FROM 14N TO 24N E OF 145W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.2N 143.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.2N 144.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 21.6N 144.7W. 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.

.WEAK LOW 06N168E 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM LOW TO
12N160E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 180 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH 11N160E TO 08N172W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 10N160E TO 10N175W.

.TROUGH 30N177E TO 26N176E NEARLY STATIONARY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH 29N164W TO 26N165W TO 24N167W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 75 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 20N160W TO
10N140W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 19N BETWEEN 174W AND 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E AND N OF A LINE FROM
30N162W TO 20N162W TO 08N154W TO 08N140W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 22N
BETWEEN 171W AND 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E AND N OF A LINE FROM
30N170W TO 20N170W TO 10N150W TO 10N140W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 20N
BETWEEN 177W AND 170E.

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

.SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS S OF 07N BETWEEN 170W AND 178W. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 02N TO 05N E OF 150W...AND FROM 03N TO 12N
BETWEEN 152W AND 170W.

$$
.HONOLULU HI.





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