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FZPN03 KNHC 281517
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1630 UTC FRI AUG 28 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

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 FRI AUG 28.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SAT AUG 29.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1200 UTC SUN AUG 30.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 12.4N 122.0W 979 MB AT 1500 UTC AUG 28
MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT
GUSTS 100 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 80 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...50 NM SW QUADRANT AND 60 NM NW QUADRANT.  SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER WITHIN 120 NM NE QUADRANT...90 NM SE QUADRANT...80
NM SW QUADRANT...AND 100 NM NW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 27 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM N AND 120 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 12.6N 125.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 110 NM NE QUADRANT...100 NM SE QUADRANT...70 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 90 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM N AND 120 NM S SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 34 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 270 NM N AND 240 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS
9 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER AREA FROM 07N TO 19N BETWEEN 120W AND 130W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 14.1N 129.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 120 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...140 NM NE QUADRANT AND 90 NM
SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM N AND 150 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 41 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM N AND
300 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
REMAINDER AREA FROM 06N TO 21N BETWEEN 120W AND 138W WINDS 20 KT
OR LESS. SEAS TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 15.9N 133.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR
GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.0N 138.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.5N 140.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 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.

.HURRICANE IGNACIO W OF AREA. FROM 11N TO 18N W OF 136W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.18 HOUR FORECAST CONDITIONS MOVE W OF AREA.

.WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE 16N95W TO 15N95W TO 14N96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.18 HOUR FORECAST WITHIN 30 NM OF LINE FROM 16N95W TO
15N96W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W...INCLUDING THE
GULF OF TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
.36 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST N OF 14N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W N TO NE WINDS 20
TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID 1500 UTC FRI AUG 28...

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 90 NM OF
CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG ELSEWHERE FROM 06N TO
15N BETWEEN 117W AND 127W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 18N TO 22N BETWEEN 105W
AND 111W.

.SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 11N TO 14N BETWEEN 87W
AND 94W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 09N84W TO 08N88W TO 10N100W TO 10N105W.
SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 06N TO 16N BETWEEN 96W
AND 102W.

.FORECASTER AL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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