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FZPN03 KNHC 302103
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2230 UTC TUE AUG 30 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 1800 UTC TUE AUG 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC WED AUG 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC THU SEP 01.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.8N 135.6W 961 MB AT 2100 UTC AUG 30
MOVING W OR 265 DEG AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT
GUSTS 130 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 80 NM N
SEMICIRCLE...70 NM SE QUADRANT AND 60 NM SW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 240 NM N SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SE QUADRANT
AND 180 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 41 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150
NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS TO 11 FT. REMAINDER WATERS
WITHIN 420 NM OF CENTER WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT
PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.9N 139.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 100 NM NE QUADRANT...80 NM SE QUADRANT...70 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 90 NM NW QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 150 NM SE AND 270 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WITH
SEAS TO 36 FT. REMAINDER OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 12N TO 28N W
OF 133W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED
SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.5N 143.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 110 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...80 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT AND SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 150 NM SE AND 270 NM NW SEMICIRCLES WITH
SEAS TO 34 FT. OVER FORECAST WATERS FROM 15N TO 26N W OF 138W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT PRIMARILY IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 19.9N 148.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 21.5N 153.4W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LESTER NEAR 23.3N 158.3W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 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.

.FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 95W AND 110W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 07N TO 11N BETWEEN 93W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 08N BETWEEN 83W AND 93W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT IN SW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 2030 UTC TUE AUG 30...

.HURRICANE LESTER...SCATTERED STRONG WITHIN 90 NM SE QUADRANT
OF CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 13N100W TO 10N108W TO 14N121W
TO 13N127W. SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG FROM 05N TO
09N BETWEEN 82W AND 90W...FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 93W AND
95W...FROM 14N TO 17N BETWEEN 101W AND 107W...WITHIN 120 NM
NORTH OF MONSOON TROUGH BETWEEN 107W AND 111W.

$$
.FORECASTER PAW. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.



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