Public Advisory for HURRICANE JULIO

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HURRICANE JULIO ADVISORY NUMBER 23

Issued: 500 AM HST SAT AUG 09 2014

Powerful hurricane Julio far east of the Big Island continues to move rapidly toward the west northwest

SUMMARY OF 500 AM HST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 20.1N 147.4W
ABOUT 500 MI: 805 KM E OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 685 MI: 1100 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 100 MPH: 155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 16 MPH: 26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 980 MB or 28.94 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

ALL INTERESTS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF JULIO THIS WEEKEND.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 am HST, 1500 UTC, the center of hurricane Julio was located near latitude 20.1 north, longitude 147.4 west. Julio is moving toward the west-northwest near 16 mph, 26 km/h. This general motion is expected to continue through Sunday night.

Maximum sustained winds are near 100 mph, 155 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days, but Julio is forecast to remain a hurricane through Sunday night.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 35 miles, 55 km, from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 165 miles, 270 km.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 980 mb, 28.94 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

SURF

Large swells generated by hurricane Julio are expected to produce building surf along most north and east facing shores of the main Hawaiian islands starting tonight, and continuing into early next week.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM HST.

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FORECASTER HOUSTON