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FZPN03 KNHC 310910
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1030 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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.

PAN PAN

E PACIFIC FROM THE EQUATOR TO 30N E OF 140W AND 03.4S TO THE
EQUATOR E OF 120W

SYNOPSIS VALID 0600 UTC MON AUG 31.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC TUE SEP 01.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC WED SEP 02.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 15.3N 133.9W 936 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 31
MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 15 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 130 KT
GUSTS 160 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 120 NM NW AND SE
QUADRANTS...150 NM NE QUADRANT AND 100 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12
FT OR GREATER AND WINDS 20 TO 33 KT WITHIN 390 NM N AND 270 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 48 FT. ELSEWHERE FROM 08N TO 25N W OF
123W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 16.3N 137.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN RADIUS OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER AND WINDS 20
TO 33 KT OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 420 NM N AND 270 NM S
SEMICIRCLES WITH SEAS TO 45 FT. ELSEWHERE N OF 07N W OF 130W
WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.5N 140.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 110 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...130 NM NE QUADRANT AND 100
NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER AND WINDS 20 TO 33 KT OVER
FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 390 NM N AND 270 NM S SEMICIRCLES WITH
SEAS TO 42 FT. ELSEWHERE W OF LINE FROM 30N136W TO 24N131W TO
13N133W TO 06N140W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN MIXED
SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.5N 142.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.5N 143.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.5N 144.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 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.

.LOW PRES NEAR 10N109W 1008 MB. WITHIN 90 NM SE SEMICIRCLE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
13N111W 1005 MB. WITHIN 150 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 45 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
16N113W 1003 MB. WITHIN 180 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 90 NM SW
QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

.N OF 29N BETWEEN 118W AND 121W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8
FT IN NW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST N OF 28N BETWEEN 118W AND 123W WINDS 20 KT OR
LESS. SEAS TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.36 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 01S120W TO 03.4S113W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT IN SW SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST S OF LINE FROM 00S120W TO 03.4S107W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT IN SW SWELL.

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

CONVECTION VALID 0900 UTC MON AUG 31..

.HURRICANE JIMENA...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 120 NM N
AND 90 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG IN
BANDS ELSEWHERE WITHIN 270 NM NE AND 180 NM SW SEMICIRCLES.

.LOW PRES NEAR 10N109W...SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
WITHIN 60 NM OF THE LOW CENTER.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH FROM 11N85W TO 12N89W TO 10N95W TO 12N103W TO LOW
PRES NEAR 10N109W TO 10N123W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
FROM 05N TO 13N BETWEEN 94W AND 96W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED
STRONG FROM 07N TO 09N BETWEEN 112W AND 121W.

.FORECASTER MUNDELL. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.


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