TROPICAL STORM PEWA ADVISORY NUMBER 1
Issued: 500 AM HST FRI AUG 16 2013
Tropical storm Pewa develops near the dateline
|SUMMARY OF 500 AM HST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION|
LOCATION: 10.2N 173.5W
|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 storm Pewa was located near latitude 10.2 north, longitude 173.5 west. Pewa is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph, 20 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Some slow strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.
Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 45 miles, 75 km from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb, 29.68 inches.
|HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND|
|NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM HST.|