Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM PEWA

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TROPICAL STORM PEWA ADVISORY NUMBER 3

Issued: 500 PM HST FRI AUG 16 2013

Pewa heading west-northwest toward the international date line

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

LOCATION: 10.1N 175.4W
ABOUT 1340 MI: 2160 KM SW OF LIHUE HAWAII
ABOUT 605 MI: 970 KM SW OF JOHNSTON ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH: 85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 13 MPH: 20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1004 MB or 29.65 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 Pewa was located near latitude 10.1 north, longitude 175.4 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 50 mph, 85 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 1004 mb, 29.65 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

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

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FORECASTER R BALLARD