Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM PEWA

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TROPICAL STORM PEWA ADVISORY NUMBER 7

Issued: 500 PM HST SAT AUG 17 2013

Pewa nearing the international date line

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

LOCATION: 11.8N 179.5W
ABOUT 1065 MI: 1715 KM ESE OF WAKE ISLAND
ABOUT 700 MI: 1125 KM ENE OF MAJURO ATOLL
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 65 MPH: 100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 13 MPH: 20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1000 MB or 29.53 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests on wake island should monitor the progress of Pewa.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 pm HST, 0300 UTC, the center of tropical storm Pewa was located near latitude 11.8 north, longitude 179.5 west. Pewa is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph, 20 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph, 100 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Pewa could become a typhoon in the next day or two.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 60 miles, 95 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb, 29.53 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
THIS IS THE LAST BULLETIN ISSUED BY THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE
CENTER. THE NEXT BULLETIN WILL BE ISSUED BY RSMC TOKYO. FOR U.S.
INTERESTS...SEE THE PUBLIC ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE U.S. NWS WEATHER
FORECAST OFFICE GUAM AND DOD WARNINGS ISSUED BY THE JOINT TYPHOON
WARNING CENTER.

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FORECASTER R BALLARD