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Monthly Tropical Weather Summary
NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI
1230 AM HST Sat Dec 1 2018
 
For the central North Pacific, between 140W and 180W:

There were no tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific Hurricane
Center, CPHC, area of responsibility during the month of November.

All six of the tropical cyclones in the central Pacific this season
(Hector, Lane, Miriam, Norman, Olivia and Walaka) reached hurricane
intensity. In addition, Hector, Lane, Norman and Walaka became
major hurricanes while they moved through the CPHC area of
responsibility. Two tropical cyclones, Lane and Olivia, directly
impacted the main Hawaiian Islands. In addition, Hurricane Walaka
moved across portions of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National
Monument. 

Reports on individual tropical cyclones, when completed, are
available at the Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) website at
www.prh.noaa.gov/cphc/summaries/

Note, the summary table below only includes tropical cyclones in 
the CPHC area of responsibility, and the dates are based on
Universal Coordinated Time, UTC.

Summary Table for 2018 in the central North Pacific
 
Name                Dates         Max Wind (mph)
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MH Hector           6-13 Aug          155
MH Lane            19-29 Aug          160
H  Miriam      30 Aug- 2 Sep          100
MH Norman           4- 8 Sep          120
H  Olivia           9-13 Sep           85
MH Walaka      29 Sep- 6 Oct          160  
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Hurricane Specialist Unit