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FZPN40 PHFO 050435
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC SAT SEP 05 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC SEP 05 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 06 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 07 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.3N 145.6W AT 0300 UTC MOVING NNW 03 KT.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 200 NM NE...135 NM SE...110 NM SW...180 NM NW
QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT WITHIN 360 NM NE...260 NM SE...400 NM SW...450
NM NW QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 330 NM N...AND
210 NM S SEMICIRCLES. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS
FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 143W AND 147W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 22.0N 146.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN
150 NM NE...120 NM SE...80 NM SW...125 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 300 NM NE...180 NM SE...180 NM SW...360 NM NW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 390 NM N...AND 150 NM
S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 23.9N 148.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 50 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
OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 22N BETWEEN 143W AND 153W. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 21N E OF 152W.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 24.8N 150.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 45 KT GUSTS 55 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 24.8N 153.6W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL DEPRESSION JIMENA NEAR 24.6N 157.0W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 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 173.5E AT 0300 UTC MOVING W 06 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. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM
22N TO 25N BETWEEN 172E AND 175E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 23.4N 169.9E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 150 NM
NE...115 NM SE...100 NM SW...155 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER OVER FORECAST WATERS N OF 20N BETWEEN 163E AND 175E. WINDS 20
TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE OVER FORECAST WATERS WITHIN 390 NM NW...AND 330
NM SE SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.0N 165.6E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 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 171E. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE N OF A LINE FROM 22N175E TO 19N166E TO 24N160E.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 25.2N 160.8E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO W OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 27.4N 155.2E.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 95 KT GUSTS 115 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO FAR W OF FORECAST AREA NEAR 30.5N
150.0E. 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.

.LOW 16N169W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 20N163W TO 26N161W. LOW
AND TROUGH NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 22N TO
27N BETWEEN 158W AND 161W...ELSEWHERE WITHIN 135 NM E AND SE OF
TROUGH...AND FROM 19N TO 22N BETWEEN 157W AND 159W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14N166W 1008 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 26N162W.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW 13N166W 1007 MB. TROUGH FROM LOW TO 26N165W.

.LOW 13N159W 1008 MB NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED TO LOCALLY
SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 04N TO 13N BETWEEN 155W AND
163W.
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW 14N161W 1008 MB.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW DISSIPATED.

.TROUGH FROM 13N160E TO 10N174E TO 11N179W NEARLY STATIONARY.
ISOLATED TO LOCALLY SCATTERED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 240
NM OF TROUGH.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 11N160E TO 18N166E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH FROM 17N160E TO 22N164E.

.RIDGE FROM 30N153W TO 19N157W 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
07N E OF 160W...N OF 23N BETWEEN 160W AND 178W...AND N OF A LINE
FROM 23N178W TO 15N175E TO 16N169E TO 24N163E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT E OF A LINE FROM 30N170W TO 16N156W TO 13N152W...
AND N OF A LINE FROM 29N179W TO 17N176E TO 17N163E TO 19N160E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST EXCEPT WHERE NOTED IN WARNING SECTIONS ABOVE...
SEAS 8 TO 12 FT N OF LINES FROM 23N140W TO 20N142W TO 15N150W TO
15N155W TO 25N164W...AND FROM 28N176E TO 19N174E TO 13N160E.

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

.ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS S OF 03N W OF 163E. ISOLATED
MODERATE TSTMS FROM 06N TO 12N BETWEEN 164W AND 176W...AND FROM 06N
TO 12N E OF 153W.

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.FORECASTER KINEL. HONOLULU HI.




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