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TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE-C ADVISORY NUMBER 4

Issued: 500 AM HST TUE AUG 20 2013

Three-c moving west northwest and closing in on the date line far southwest of the main Hawaiian islands

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

LOCATION: 19.5N 179.5W
ABOUT 1310 MI: 2105 KM W OF LIHUE HAWAII
ABOUT 685 MI: 1100 KM WNW OF JOHNSTON ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 35 MPH: 55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 16 MPH: 26 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 am HST, 1500 UTC, the center of tropical depression Three-C was located near latitude 19.5 north, longitude 179.5 west. The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph, 26 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue until forecasted dissipation occurs within 48 hours.

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 48 hours.

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

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
THIS IS THE LAST BULLETIN ISSUED BY THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE
CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM. THE NEXT BULLETIN WILL BE ISSUED BY RSMC
TOKYO JAPAN. FOR U.S. INTERESTS...SEE THE PUBLIC ADVISORIES ISSUED
BY THE U.S. NWS WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE IN GUAM...AND DEPARTMENT OF
DEFENSE WARNINGS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER IN
HONOLULU...HAWAII.

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FORECASTER POWELL