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TROPICAL STORM HENRIETTE ADVISORY NUMBER 27

Issued: 500 PM HST FRI AUG 09 2013

Henriette continues moving westward over the open waters of the central Pacific

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

LOCATION: 15.2N 145.3W
ABOUT 715 MI: 1155 KM ESE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 925 MI: 1495 KM ESE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 65 MPH: 100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: W OR 260 DEGREES AT 16 MPH: 26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 996 MB or 29.41 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 storm Henriette was located near latitude 15.2 north, longitude 145.3 west. Henriette is moving toward the west near 16 mph, 26 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue for the next few days, with a slight increase in forward speed. On this forecast track, Henriette will pass well south of the main Hawaiian islands on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph, 100 km/h, with higher gusts. Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours. Henriette is forecast to weaken into a depression late Sunday or Sunday night.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb, 29.41 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

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

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FORECASTER BURKE