TROPICAL STORM FERNANDA ADVISORY NUMBER 15
Issued: 1100 PM HST THU AUG 18 2011
Fernanda is weakening
|SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION|
LOCATION: 15.3N 143.6W
|WATCHES AND WARNINGS|
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
|DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK|
At 1100 pm HST, 0900 UTC, the center of tropical storm Fernanda was located near latitude 15.3 north, longitude 143.6 west. Fernanda is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph, 19 km/h , and this motion is expected to persist for another 24 hours. After that, the system is expected to move to the west.
Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph, 85 km/h, with higher gusts. The system is forecast to weaken 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 997 mb, 29.44 inches.
|HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND|
|NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM HST.|