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TROPICAL STORM HENRIETTE ADVISORY NUMBER 31

Issued: 500 PM HST SAT AUG 10 2013

Weakening tropical storm Henriette continues to track to the west

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

LOCATION: 13.8N 151.9W
ABOUT 460 MI: 740 KM SSE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 650 MI: 1050 KM SE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 40 MPH: 65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: W OR 265 DEGREES AT 21 MPH: 33 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 pm HST, 0300 UTC, the center of tropical storm Henriette was located near latitude 13.8 north, longitude 151.9 west. Henriette is moving toward the west near 21 mph, 33 km/h, and this motion is expected to to continue over the next couple of days. On this track, Henriette will pass several hundred miles south of the main Hawaiian islands on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Continued slow weakening is forecast over the next 48 hours, with Henriette expected to become a tropical depression overnight or Sunday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 45 miles, 75 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb, 29.71 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

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

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FORECASTER WROE