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TROPICAL STORM PEWA ADVISORY NUMBER 2

Issued: 1100 AM HST FRI AUG 16 2013

Pewa moving toward the west far southwest of Johnston island

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 9.7N 174.6W
ABOUT 1320 MI: 2120 KM SW OF LIHUE HAWAII
ABOUT 595 MI: 955 KM SW OF JOHNSTON ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 40 MPH: 65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: W OR 280 DEGREES AT 14 MPH: 22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1005 MB or 29.68 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 am HST, 2100 UTC, the center of tropical storm Pewa was located near latitude 9.7 north, longitude 174.6 west. Pewa is moving toward the west near 14 mph, 22 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue over the next couple of days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Some 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

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM HST.

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FORECASTER KODAMA