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HURRICANE JULIO ADVISORY NUMBER 26

Issued: 1100 PM HST SAT AUG 09 2014

Hurricane Julio moving rapidly toward the northwest far east northeast of the main Hawaiian islands

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

LOCATION: 22.8N 151.3W
ABOUT 325 MI: 525 KM NE OF HILO HAWAII
ABOUT 435 MI: 700 KM ENE 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: 983 MB or 29.03 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 pm HST, 0900 UTC, the center of hurricane Julio was located near latitude 22.8 north, longitude 151.3 west. Julio is moving toward the northwest near 16 mph, 26 km/h. This general northwestward motion is expected to continue through Monday evening. However, Julio is forecast to begin moving at a slower forward speed starting Sunday or Sunday night. Note that along this forecast track, Julio will be northeast and then north of the main Hawaiian islands during the next two days.

Maximum sustained winds are near 90 mph, 150 km/h, with higher gusts. Some gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days, but Julio is expected to remain a hurricane through early Monday. Julio may weaken to a strong tropical storm by late Monday.

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 983 mb, 29.03 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 through Monday.

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

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FORECASTER HOUSTON