The High Seas Forecast for the Central North Pacific

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FZPN40 PHFO 010430
HSFNP

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HONOLULU HI
0500 UTC TUE SEP 01 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 01 2015.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 02 2015.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC SEP 03 2015.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 21.9N 151.9W MOVING NW 10 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
150 NM NE...90 NM SE...75 NM SW...130 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
GREATER WITHIN 240 NM N...120 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM N...120 NM S SEMICIRCLES. NUMEROUS MODERATE
TO STRONG TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE IGNACIO NEAR 24.2N 154.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS 85 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 120
NM NE...60 NM SE...50 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM N...100 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 160 NM N AND 100 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 26.2N 158.1W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
100 NM NE...50 NM SE...45 NM SW...100 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 200 NM N...90 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 130 NM N AND 75 NM S SEMICIRCLES.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 28.8N 161.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 32.3N 163.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM IGNACIO NEAR 37.3N 164.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE KILO NEAR 22.3N 179.8W MOVING NNW 06 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
135 NM NE...105 NM SE...70 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM N AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33
KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 220 NM NE AND 140 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO
12 FT ELSEWHERE N OF 20N BETWEEN 175W AND 170E. NUMEROUS STRONG
TSTMS WITHIN 100 NM OF CENTER.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.3N 179.2E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 110 KT GUSTS 135 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 135 NM
NE...105 NM SE...70 NM SW...120 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 220 NM N AND 180 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 220 NM NE AND 140 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF 20N BETWEEN 175W AND 170E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 25.0N 178.0E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN 140 NM
NE...110 NM SE...70 NM SW...140 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT OR
HIGHER WITHIN 240 NM N AND 190 NM S SEMICIRCLES. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 190 NM NE AND 130 NM SW SEMICIRCLES. SEAS 8 TO 12
FT ELSEWHERE N OF 21N BETWEEN 176W AND 172E.
.72 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.5N 176.7E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 115 KT GUSTS 140 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 24.0N 174.5E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 120 KT GUSTS 145 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TYPHOON KILO NEAR 23.5N 171.5E. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 125 KT GUSTS 150 KT.

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

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 17.2N 140.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 100 KT GUSTS 120 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
160 NM NE...160 NM SE...120 NM SW...AND 160 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12
FT OR HIGHER WITHIN 480 NM NW...420 NE...360 NM SE...420 NM SW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 240 NM N AND NW
QUADRANTS... AND WITHIN 180 NM ELSEWHERE OF CENTER.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 18.3N 142.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT. WINDS 34 KT OR GREATER WITHIN
130 NM NE...130 NM SE...100 NM SW...130 NM NW QUADRANTS. SEAS 12 FT
OR HIGHER WITHIN 360 NM NE...240 NM SE...240 NM SW...420 NM NW
QUADRANTS. WINDS 20 TO 33 KT ELSEWHERE WITHIN 170 NM OF CENTER.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 19.2N 143.7W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE JIMENA NEAR 20.5N 144.3W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS 80 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM JIMENA NEAR 22.0N 144.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS 65 KT.

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

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.TROUGH 11N160E TO 08N168E NEARLY STATIONARY. ISOLATED MODERATE
TSTMS WITHIN 280 NM N OF TROUGH W OF 165E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 10N160E TO 08N172E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH 10N160E TO 10N175W.

.TROUGH 20N178E TO 17N175E MOVING W SLOWLY.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROUGH DISSIPATED.

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

.SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E OF A LINE FROM 30N160W TO 20N160W TO
10N140W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 19N BETWEEN 174W AND 171E.
.24 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E AND N OF A LINE FROM
30N162W TO 20N162W TO 08N154W TO 08N140W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 22N
BETWEEN 171W AND 173E.
.48 HOUR FORECAST SEAS 8 TO 12 FT ELSEWHERE E AND N OF A LINE FROM
30N170W TO 20N170W TO 10N150W TO 10N140W...AND ELSEWHERE N OF 20N
BETWEEN 177W AND 170E.

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

.SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS S OF 08N BETWEEN 170W AND 178W...AND S OF
06N W OF 163E. ISOLATED MODERATE TO STRONG TSTMS FROM 02N TO 12N
BETWEEN 160W AND 170W. ISOLATED MODERATE TSTMS FROM 08N TO 12N
BETWEEN 150W AND 160W...AND FROM 02N TO 08N E OF 150W.

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.HONOLULU HI.



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