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High Seas Forecast (Tropical NE Pacific)



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FZPN03 KNHC 260923
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 
1030 UTC FRI AUG 26 2016

SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 FRI AUG 26.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SAT AUG 27.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0600 UTC SUN AUG 28.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.TROPICAL STORM LESTER NEAR 16.9N 114.5W 1000 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG
26 MOVING W OR 280 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 50 KT
GUSTS 60 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 70 NM E
SEMICIRCLE...20 NM SW QUADRANT AND 60 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 60 NM OF CENTER EXCEPT 45 NM SW QUADRANT WITH
SEAS TO 19 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 90 NM
SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.24 HOUR FORECAST TROPICAL STORM LESTER NEAR 17.3N 116.9W.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 60 KT GUSTS 75 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS WITHIN 70 NM NW AND SE QUADRANTS...80 NM NE QUADRANT AND
40 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN 90 NM OF
CENTER...EXCEPT 60 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 24 FT. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 120 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 90 NM SW QUADRANT WINDS 20 TO
33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.4N 120.8W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
WITHIN 90 NM NE QUADRANT...70 NM SE QUADRANT...60 NM SW
QUADRANT...AND 80 NM NW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER WITHIN
90 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 60 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 28 FT.
ELSEWHERE WITHIN 150 NM OF CENTER...EXCEPT 120 NM SW QUADRANT
WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.5N 126.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.5N 131.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 17.5N 136.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 75 KT GUSTS 90 KT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
.LOW PRES NEAR 13.5N133W 1008 MB MOVING W 13 KT. FROM 08N TO 11N
BETWEEN 128W AND 135W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 9 FT.
FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 133W AND 135W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 8 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS FROM 12N
TO 15N BETWEEN 132W AND 136W.    
.24 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
15.5N136.5W 1006 MB. WITHIN 45 NM N SEMICIRCLE WINDS 30 TO 35
KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 12 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 180 NM SE AND 120
NM NW SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. REMAINDER
OF THE AREA FROM 09N TO 12N W OF 132W S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS TO 9 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...NEAR
16.5N139W 1004 MB. WITHIN 60 NM N AND 30 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS
30 TO 35 KT. SEAS TO 13 FT. ELSEWHERE 210 NM SE AND 150 NW
SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 

.SYNOPSIS AND FORECAST.

.N OF 14N BETWEEN 94.5W AND 95.5W...INCLUDING THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS TO 8 FT. 
.12 HOUR FORECAST WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

.FROM 05N TO 07N BETWEEN 95W AND 101W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 FT PRIMARILY IN SW SWELL.
.12 HOUR FORECAST FROM 06N TO 08N BETWEEN 95W AND 103W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 FT PRIMARILY IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST  WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS LESS THAN 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0900 UTC FRI AUG 26...

.TROPICAL STORM LESTER...NUMEROUS STRONG WITHIN 105 NM NW AND
45 NM SE SEMICIRCLES. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG
ELSEWHERE FROM 15N TO 19N BETWEEN 111W AND 116W. 

.LOW PRESSURE NEAR 13.5N133W...NUMEROUS MODERATE SCATTERED
STRONG FROM 13N TO 15N BETWEEN 133W AND 136W. SIMILAR CONVECTION
IS FROM 12N TO 13N BETWEEN 134W AND 136W. 

.CLUSTERS OF MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG CONVECTION N OF 11.5N
TO THE COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICA BETWEEN 87W AND 90W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 12N95W TO 09N101W TO 11N109W.
IT RESUMES AT 13N120W TO LOW PRES AT 13.5N133W 1008 MB TO BEYOND
11N140W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 07N TO 10N
BETWEEN 95W AND 102W...FROM 10N TO 13N BETWEEN 98W AND 104W AND
FROM 09N TO 11N W OF 128W.

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.FORECASTER GR. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.