Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM FERNANDA

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TROPICAL STORM FERNANDA ADVISORY NUMBER 13

Issued: 1100 AM HST THU AUG 18 2011

Fernanda continuing west northwest

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 14.6N 142.1W
ABOUT 950 MI: 1525 KM ESE OF SOUTH POINT HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 65 MPH: 100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 14 MPH: 22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 994 MB or 29.35 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 am HST, 2100 UTC, the center of tropical storm Fernanda was located near latitude 14.6 north, longitude 142.1 west. Fernanda is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph, 22 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue through Friday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph, 100 km/h, with higher gusts. Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 80 miles, 130 km from the center.

Estimated minimum central pressure is 994 mb, 29.35 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM HST.

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FORECASTER R BALLARD