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HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
1700 UTC SUN AUG 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 30 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC AUG 31 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SEP 01 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 18.3N 148.4W AT 1500 UTC MOVING NNW 08 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 110 NM NE...100 NM SE...90 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM NE...150 NM SE...120 NM SW...170
NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM OF
CENTER. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 27N BETWEEN 142W AND
155W. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM NE SEMICIRCLE AND 30 NM
ELSEWHERE OF CENTER. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 12N TO
25N BETWEEN 145W AND 151W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 20.3N 150.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
110 NM NE...100 NM SE...90 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 130 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 16N BETWEEN 145W AND 160W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 22.4N 153.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
110 NM NE...100 NM SE...90 NM SW...110 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 07N149W TO 18N155W TO 27N169W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 24.3N 156.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 26.5N 159.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 28.7N 163.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KILO NEAR 18.9N 177.5W AT 1500 UTC MOVING WNW 08 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 145 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 125 NM NE...115 NM SE...55 NM SW...100 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 200 NM NE...180 NM SE...160 NM SW...200
NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND
150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO 26N
BETWEEN 171W AND 177E. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 90 NM E
SEMICIRCLE. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS ELSEWHERE FROM 13N TO
23N BETWEEN 170W AND 178E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 21.1N 179.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
120 NM NE...110 NM SE...50 NM SW...95 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM N...AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM NE...AND 120 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE IN AREA BOUNDED BY 30N175E 28N172W 18N174W 11N173E
20N169E 26N171E 30N175E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 24.0N 179.5E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
110 NM NE...105 NM SE...45 NM SW...90 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 24N168E TO 24N175E TO 20N177E TO
20N173W TO 27N170W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 25.0N 178.5E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 25.0N 177.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE KILO NEAR 25.5N 175.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.8N 138.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER
WITHIN 120 NM NE...100 NM SE...100 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS.
SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER E OF 146W BETWEEN 13N AND 25N. WINDS 20 TO
33 KT ELSEWHERE E OF 143W BETWEEN 13N AND 24N. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT
ELSEWHERE N OF 07N E OF 149W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.7N 140.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.5N 142.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.2N 143.4W. 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.

.LOW 07N180W 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. TROUGH FROM 10S160E TO
06N171E TO LOW TO 11N165W NEARLY STATIONARY. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO
STRONG TSTMS FROM 01N TO 05N BETWEEN 165E AND 173E...AND S OF 02N
BETWEEN 179W AND 176E. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE S OF LOW
AND TROUGH W OF 170W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED. TROUGH FROM 13N160E TO 08N176W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 12N160E TO 07N169E TO 09N176W.

.WEAK FRONT FROM 30N178W TO 29N178W TO 27N179W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS N OF 26N BETWEEN 171W AND 179W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FRONT DISSIPATED.

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

.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 11 FT E OF 144W S OF 28N.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS DESCRIBED ABOVE IN THE WARNING SECTION WITH
HURRICANE JIMENA.

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

.SCATTERED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 164W AND 166W.
ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 60 NM OF 18N161E...FROM 10N
TO 13N BETWEEN 167E AND 171E...FROM 14N TO 18N BETWEEN 171E AND
176E...FROM 11N TO 15N BETWEEN 157W AND 173W...FROM 24N TO 29N
BETWEEN 162W AND 167W...FROM 26N TO 28N BETWEEN 154W AND 160W...S OF
09N BETWEEN 149W AND 169W...E OF 146W BETWEEN 03N AND 08N...AND
WITHIN 60 NM OF A LINE FROM 09N150W TO 11N148W.

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.HONOLULU HI.




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