Public Advisory for HURRICANE JULIO

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HURRICANE JULIO ADVISORY NUMBER 24

Issued: 1100 AM HST SAT AUG 09 2014

Hurricane Julio continues moving toward the west northwest far to east northeast of the Big Island

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM HST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION

LOCATION: 20.9N 148.7W
ABOUT 425 MI: 680 KM ENE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 595 MI: 955 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 100 MPH: 155 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: WNW OR 298 DEGREES AT 15 MPH: 24 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 1100 am HST, 2100 UTC, the center of hurricane Julio was located near latitude 20.9 north, longitude 148.7 west. Julio is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph, 24 km/h, and this motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. On this forecast track, Julio will pass about 250 miles northeast of Maui on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 100 mph, 155 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, but Julio is expected to remain a hurricane through at least 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

Swells generated by hurricane Julio will produce large surf along most north and east facing shores of the main Hawaiian islands for the next few days.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM HST.

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FORECASTER BURKE