Public Advisory for HURRICANE JULIO

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HURRICANE JULIO ADVISORY NUMBER 31

Issued: 500 AM HST MON AUG 11 2014

Julio passing well northeast of the main Hawaiian islands

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

LOCATION: 26.5N 154.9W
ABOUT 420 MI: 675 KM NE OF LIHUE HAWAII
ABOUT 405 MI: 655 KM NNE OF HONOLULU HAWAII
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 75 MPH: 120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT: NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 9 MPH: 15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 988 MB or 29.18 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 am HST, 1500 UTC, the center of hurricane Julio was located near latitude 26.5 north, longitude 154.9 west. Julio is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph, 15 km/h. Julio is expected to continue moving northwest through Wednesday, then gradually turn north.

Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph, 120 km/h, with higher gusts. Julio is expected to weaken slightly over the next 48 hours, down to tropical storm strength tonight.

Hurricane force winds extend outward up to 25 miles, 35 km, from the center, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 155 miles, 250 km.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 988 mb, 29.18 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

SURF

Large swells generated by hurricane Julio will produce high surf along east facing shores of most Hawaiian islands through today.

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

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FORECASTER DONALDSON