174
FZPN03 KNHC 300250
HSFEP2

HIGH SEAS FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
0430 UTC TUE AUG 30 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SUPERSEDED BY NEXT ISSUANCE IN 6 HOURS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 0000 UTC TUE AUG 30.
24 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC WED AUG 31.
48 HOUR FORECAST VALID 0000 UTC THU SEP 01.

.WARNINGS.

...HURRICANE WARNING...
.HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.1N 131.8W 947 MB AT 0300 UTC AUG 30
MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 13 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 120 KT
GUSTS 145 KT. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITHIN 100 NM NW AND SE
QUADRANTS...120 NM NE QUADRANT AND 80 NM SW QUADRANT. SEAS 12 FT
OR GREATER WITHIN 180 NM N SEMICIRCLE...120 NM SE QUADRANT AND
150 NM SW QUADRANT WITH SEAS TO 43 FT. ELSEWHERE WITHIN 300 NM N
AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 11N TO 26N BETWEEN 124W AND 140W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.2N 136.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 105 KT GUSTS 130 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN RADIUS OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 300 NM N AND 120 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 11N TO 27N W OF 128W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.48 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 18.3N 140.5W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 90 KT GUSTS 110 KT. LITTLE CHANGE IN RADIUS OF
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND SEAS 12 FT OR GREATER. ELSEWHERE
WITHIN 360 NM N AND 150 NM S SEMICIRCLES WINDS 20 TO 33 KT. SEAS
8 TO 12 FT. REMAINDER OF AREA FROM 13N TO 26N W OF 133W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN MIXED SWELL.
.72 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 19.0N 145.0W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 85 KT GUSTS 105 KT.
EXTENDED OUTLOOK...USE FOR GUIDANCE ONLY...ERRORS MAY BE LARGE.
.96 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 20.3N 149.9W. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS 100 KT.
.120 HOUR FORECAST HURRICANE LESTER NEAR 22.0N 154.8W. 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.

.FROM 08N TO 12N BETWEEN 97W AND 115W WINDS 20 KT OR LESS. SEAS
8 TO 9 FT PRIMARILY IN SW SWELL.
.24 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 11N BETWEEN 95W AND 105W WINDS 20
KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT.
.48 HOUR FORECAST FROM 08N TO 10N BETWEEN 92W AND 102W WINDS
20KT OR LESS. SEAS TO 8 FT.

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

CONVECTION VALID AT 0230 UTC TUE AUG 30...

.HURRICANE LESTER...NUMEROUS MODERATE TO STRONG WITHIN 90 NM OF
CENTER. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG ELSEWHERE WITHIN 120
NM OF CENTER.

.SCATTERED MODERATE TO ISOLATED STRONG FROM 04N TO 09N BETWEEN
77W AND 90W.

.INTERTROPICAL CONVERGENCE ZONE/MONSOON TROUGH...
THE MONSOON TROUGH AXIS EXTENDS FROM 14N91W TO 12N100W TO
13N120W. SCATTERED MODERATE ISOLATED STRONG FROM 09N TO 14N
BETWEEN 95W AND 113W. SCATTERED MODERATE FROM 08N TO 15N BETWEEN
113W AND 125W.

$$
.FORECASTER FORMOSA. NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER.