Public Advisory for HURRICANE JULIO

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HURRICANE JULIO ADVISORY NUMBER 18

Issued: 1100 PM HST THU AUG 07 2014

Hurricane Julio has entered the central north Pacific and is moving west northwestward

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

LOCATION: 17.8N 140.4W
ABOUT 970 MI: 1560 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 1165 MI: 1870 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 120 MPH: 195 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 16 MPH: 26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 962 MB or 28.41 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
JULIO.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 pm HST, 0900 UTC, the center of hurricane Julio was located near latitude 17.8 north, longitude 140.4 west. Julio is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph, 26 km/h, and a general westward to west-northwestward motion is expected through Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 120 mph, 195 km/h, with higher gusts. Julio is a category three hurricane on the saffir-simpson hurricane wind scale. Gradual weakening is expected through Saturday.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 40 miles, 65 km, from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 125 miles, 205 km.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 962 mb, 28.41 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

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

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FORECASTER POWELL