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Monthly Tropical Weather Summary...Corrected
NWS Central Pacific Hurricane Center Honolulu HI
1226 AM HST Mon Oct 1 2018
 
For the central North Pacific, between 140W and 180W:

There were 4 tropical cyclones in the central North Pacific
basin during the month of September. Miriam was already in the
basin after moving in from the east Pacific at the end of August.
Two more hurricanes entered the basin from the east Pacific during
the month. The first tropical cyclone to develop in the central
North Pacific since 2016, Walaka, was still active at the end of 
the month.

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
H  Walaka      29 Sep-                 80  
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Hurricane Specialist Unit