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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1200 UTC AUG 31 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 01 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 02 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 20.9N 150.8W AT 1500 UTC MOVING NW 09 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 150 NM N SEMICIRCLE...AND 130 NM SE...AND 70 NM SW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 300 NM NE...120 NM SE...180 NM SW...300
NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 190 NM OF CENTER
EXCEPT 160 NM SE QUADRANT. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM
19N TO 22N BETWEEN 149W AND 152W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO 22.9N 153.3W. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 150 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...AND 60 NM SE...AND 50 NM SW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM N AND 160 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 24.9N 156.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM NE...60 NM SE...50 NM SW...150 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 180 NM N AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 250 NM N AND 125 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 27.1N 159.8W. 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 29.5N 162.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 33.5N 163.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 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 21.5N 179.3W AT 1500 UTC MOVING NNW 09 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 140 NM NE...110 NM SE...70 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS
12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 230 NM NE...180 NM SE...240 NM SW...260 NM
NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 200 NM N AND 160
NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 16N TO 28N BETWEEN
175W AND 171E. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 178W
AND 179E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 23.7N 179.8E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 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 24.7N 178.5E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 135 NM
NE...95 NM SE...65 NM SW...135 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER
WITHIN 230 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 24.8N 177.4E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.5N 175.5E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.0N 173.0E. 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 E OF AREA NEAR 16.6N 138.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 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 FROM 13N TO 24N E OF 145W. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 23N E OF 143W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.8N 141.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 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 18.9N 142.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.9N 143.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.9N 143.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 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 11N160E TO LOW 07N168E 1009 MB TO LOW 07N178E 1009 MB
TO 08N176W TO 11N169W. TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. LOWS MOVING NW 10
KT AND WEAKENING. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 10N W OF
172W...AND FROM 10N TO 15N BETWEEN 162E AND 172E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOWS DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 10N160E TO 11N178E TO
11N171W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13N160E TO 12N173E TO 16N179W.

.TROUGH FROM 27N177E TO 25N174E TO 23N172E NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 29N164W TO 26N165W TO 24N167W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 24N TO 29N BETWEEN 162W AND 165W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 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 LINE FROM 09N140W TO 16N147W TO
16N156W TO 22N160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS...EXCEPT FOR THOSE MENTIONED IN HURRICANE
WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINE FROM 08N140W TO
14N156W TO 30N168W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS...EXCEPT FOR THOSE MENTIONED IN HURRICANE
WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINE FROM 07N140W TO
05N159W TO 22N164W TO 29N171W TO 19N179E TO 23N172E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF LINE FROM 17N174W TO
14N173W TO 10N177W...BOUNDED BY 12N163W TO 12N149W TO 06N151W TO
03N159W TO 12N163W...FROM 02N TO 06N E OF 146W...AND WITHIN 75 NM OF
POINT 04N169W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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