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TROPICAL STORM HENRIETTE ADVISORY NUMBER 28

Issued: 1100 PM HST FRI AUG 09 2013

Henriette slowly weakening

SUMMARY OF 1100 PM HST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 14.2N 146.7W
ABOUT 675 MI: 1080 KM ESE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 885 MI: 1425 KM ESE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH: 85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WSW OR 240 DEGREES AT 16 MPH: 26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1001 MB or 29.56 INCHES

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 Henriette was located near latitude 14.2 north, longitude 146.7 west. Henriette is moving toward the west-southwest near 16 mph, 26 km/h, and this general motion is expected to continue the next couple of days, with an increase in forward speed. On the forecast track, Henriette will pass well south of the main Hawaiian islands on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph, 85 km/h, with higher gusts. Slow but steady weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, with Henriette forecast to become a depression on Sunday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1001 mb, 29.56 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM HST.

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FORECASTER BIRCHARD