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FZPN40 PHFO 042345 CCA
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
2300 UTC FRI SEP 04 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 SEP 04 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 05 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 1800 UTC SEP 06 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.0N 145.3W AT 2100 UTC MOVING NW 04 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 160 NM NE...135 NM SE...115 NM SW...140 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT WITHIN 360 NM NE...260 NM SE...400 NM SW...460
NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N...AND
180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 21.4N 146.2W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
145 NM NE...120 NM SE...80 NM SW...125 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 330 NM NE...230 NM SE...360 NM SW...410 NM NW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N...AND 180 NM
S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 23.6N 147.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
130 NM NE...100 NM SE...65 NM SW...110 NM NW. SEAS 12 FT OR HIGHER
WITHIN 360 NM NW...AND 220 SE SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM N SEMICIRCLE...AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLE.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 24.9N 150.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT GUSTS 60 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 24.9N 152.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 24.7N 155.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 35 KT GUSTS 45 KT.

.FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION
DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE AND INTENSITY.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TYPHOON KILO NEAR 23.5N 174.1E AT 2100 UTC MOVING W 10 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
135 NM NE...100 NM SE...85 NM SW...140 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM E SEMICIRCLE...270 NM SW...330 NM NW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NW...AND 240 NM
SE SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 23N TO 26N
BETWEEN 173E AND 177E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 23.3N 170.9E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 150 NM
NE...115 NM SE...100 NM SW...155 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 360 NM N...AND 270 S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 360 NM NW...AND 300 NM SE SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 23.7N 166.4E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 170 NM
NE...135 NM SE...120 NM SW...175 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 20N W OF 173E. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 25N173E TO 19N169E TO 24N160E.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.7N 161.9E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO W OF AREA NEAR 26.7N 156.5E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO W OF AREA NEAR 29.5N 151.0E. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.

.FORECAST WINDS NEAR TROPICAL CYCLONES SHOULD BE USED WITH CAUTION
DUE TO UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST TRACK...SIZE AND INTENSITY.

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO N OF AREA NEAR 34.1N 164.2W AT 2100 UTC
MOVING N 16 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 20
TO 25 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 28N BETWEEN 156W AND 164W. SEE
BELOW FOR SEAS.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO WELL N OF FORECAST AREA
NEAR 39.3N 164.7W. WINDS EASED TO 20 KT OR LESS OVER FORECAST
WATERS. SEE BELOW FOR SEAS.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON IGNACIO...SEE HIGH SEAS FORECAST FZPN01 KWBC
FROM THE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.

.LOW 16N169W 1009 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 20N163W TO 24N161W. LOW
AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 23N TO
27N BETWEEN 158W AND 161W...ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM E AND SE OF
TROUGH...AND FROM 19N TO 21N BETWEEN 157W AND 160W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 15N169W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 26N161W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13N166W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 26N164W.

.LOW 12N159W 1009 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 04N TO 13N BETWEEN 155W AND
162W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14N160W 1008 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 13N160E TO 09N172E TO 11N179W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 06N TO
14N BETWEEN 167E AND 175E...AND ELSEWHERE WITHIN 210 NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 10N170E TO 16N179E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 13N175E TO 19N175E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N153W TO 20N155W NEARLY STATIONARY.

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

.EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF
06N E OF 160W...N OF 24N BETWEEN 160W AND 179W...AND N OF A LINE
FROM 24N179W TO 16N178E TO 16N170E TO 26N165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT E OF A LINE FROM 30N168W TO 23N163W TO 13N151W...
AND N OF A LINE FROM 28N179W TO 19N178E TO 16N165E TO 20N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINES FROM 21N140W TO 16N147W TO 16N155W TO
30N166W...AND FROM 24N177E TO 17N171E TO 14N160E.

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

.ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 07N TO
11N BETWEEN 163W AND 174W...AND WITHIN 165 NM OF LINE FROM 12N142W
TO 08N148W TO 06N153W.

$$

.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.





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