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TROPICAL STORM DANIEL ADVISORY NUMBER 30

Issued: 500 AM HST WED JUL 11 2012

Daniel crosses into the central Pacific as a weakening tropical storm

SUMMARY OF 500 AM HST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 15.4N 141.2W
ABOUT 960 MI: 1550 KM ESE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 1170 MI: 1880 KM ESE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 40 MPH: 65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: W OR 270 DEGREES AT 16 MPH: 26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1006 MB or 29.71 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 am HST, 1500 UTC, the center of tropical storm Daniel was located near latitude 15.4 north, longitude 141.2 west. Daniel is moving toward the west near 16 mph, 26 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue during the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours and Daniel is expected to become a post-tropical remnant low by Thursday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles, 95 km from the center.

Estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb, 29.71 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM HST.

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FORECASTER BIRCHARD