Public Advisory for HURRICANE JULIO

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HURRICANE JULIO ADVISORY NUMBER 25

Issued: 500 PM HST SAT AUG 09 2014

Hurricane Julio slowly weakening far to the east northeast of the Big Island

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

LOCATION: 21.9N 150.0W
ABOUT 365 MI: 585 KM ENE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 510 MI: 820 KM E OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 90 MPH: 150 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 16 MPH: 26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 982 MB or 29.00 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 pm HST, 0300 UTC, the center of hurricane Julio was located near latitude 21.9 north, longitude 150.0 west. Julio is moving toward the northwest near 16 mph, 26 km/h, and this motion is expected to for the next 48 hours with a slight decrease in forward speed. On this track, Julio will pass about 250 miles northeast of Maui on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 90 mph, 150 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, but Julio is expected 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 160 miles, 260 km.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 982 mb, 29.00 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

SURF

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

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM HST.

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FORECASTER BURKE