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WTPZ23 KNHC 312035
TCMEP3

HURRICANE LESTER FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER  29
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP132016
2100 UTC WED AUG 31 2016

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
LESTER.

HURRICANE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 18.0N 139.9W AT 31/2100Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  10 NM

PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT  11 KT

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  954 MB
EYE DIAMETER  15 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 115 KT WITH GUSTS TO 140 KT.
64 KT....... 30NE  20SE  20SW  30NW.
50 KT....... 50NE  40SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT....... 80NE  60SE  60SW  80NW.
12 FT SEAS..210NE 180SE 240SW 300NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.

REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 18.0N 139.9W AT 31/2100Z
AT 31/1800Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 17.9N 139.3W

FORECAST VALID 01/0600Z 18.2N 141.6W
MAX WIND 105 KT...GUSTS 130 KT.
64 KT... 30NE  20SE  20SW  30NW.
50 KT... 50NE  40SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT... 90NE  60SE  60SW  80NW.

FORECAST VALID 01/1800Z 18.6N 143.9W
MAX WIND 100 KT...GUSTS 120 KT.
64 KT... 30NE  20SE  20SW  30NW.
50 KT... 50NE  40SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT...100NE  60SE  60SW  90NW.

FORECAST VALID 02/0600Z 19.2N 146.3W
MAX WIND  90 KT...GUSTS 110 KT.
64 KT... 30NE  20SE  20SW  30NW.
50 KT... 50NE  40SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT...120NE  80SE  70SW 110NW.

FORECAST VALID 02/1800Z 19.8N 149.0W
MAX WIND  80 KT...GUSTS 100 KT.
50 KT... 50NE  40SE  40SW  50NW.
34 KT...120NE  70SE  60SW 100NW.

FORECAST VALID 03/1800Z 21.4N 154.4W
MAX WIND  70 KT...GUSTS  85 KT.
50 KT... 50NE  30SE  30SW  50NW.
34 KT...120NE  70SE  60SW 100NW.

EXTENDED OUTLOOK. NOTE...ERRORS FOR TRACK HAVE AVERAGED NEAR 125 NM
ON DAY 4 AND 150 NM ON DAY 5...AND FOR INTENSITY NEAR 15 KT EACH DAY

OUTLOOK VALID 04/1800Z 23.2N 159.5W
MAX WIND  60 KT...GUSTS  75 KT.

OUTLOOK VALID 05/1800Z 25.0N 164.0W
MAX WIND  50 KT...GUSTS  60 KT.

REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 18.0N 139.9W

THIS IS THE LAST FORECAST/ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ON LESTER.  FUTURE INFORMATION ON LESTER CAN BE FOUND IN
FORECAST/ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER
BEGINNING AT 0300 UTC...UNDER AWIPS HEADER HFOTCMCP1...WMO HEADER
WTPA21 PHFO.

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FORECASTER BRENNAN