Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM PEWA

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TROPICAL STORM PEWA ADVISORY NUMBER 4

Issued: 1100 PM HST FRI AUG 16 2013

Pewa continuing to move toward the international date line

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

LOCATION: 10.7N 176.3W
ABOUT 1365 MI: 2195 KM WSW OF LIHUE HAWAII
ABOUT 1210 MI: 1950 KM S OF MIDWAY ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH: 85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 13 MPH: 20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1002 MB or 29.59 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 Pewa was located near latitude 10.7 north, longitude 176.3 west. Pewa is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph, 20 km/h, and this general motion is expected to continue through this weekend.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph, 85 km/h, with higher gusts. Additional intensification is forecast during the next couple of days, and Pewa may become a typhoon in the northwest Pacific later this weekend.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb, 29.59 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

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

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FORECASTER HOUSTON