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TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE-C ADVISORY NUMBER 2

Issued: 500 PM HST MON AUG 19 2013

Three-c moving west-northwestward far southwest of the Hawaiian islands

SUMMARY OF 500 PM HST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 18.8N 176.3W
ABOUT 1115 MI: 1795 KM W OF LIHUE HAWAII
ABOUT 470 MI: 755 KM WNW OF JOHNSTON ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 35 MPH: 55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 14 MPH: 22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1008 MB or 29.77 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 pm HST, 0300 UTC, the center of tropical depression Three-C was located near latitude 18.8 north, longitude 176.3 west. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph, 22 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue until it's forecasted dissipation within the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph, 55 km/h, with higher gusts. Tropical depression Three-C is forecast to slowly weaken and dissipate within the next couple of days.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb, 29.77 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM HST.

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FORECASTER KODAMA