Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA ADVISORY NUMBER 33

Issued: 1100 AM HST TUE OCT 21 2014

Ana drifting northwest and approaching French Frigate Shoals

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

Location: 21.2N 165.7W
About 190 miles (305 km) SSE of FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
About 410 miles (655 km) W of Lihue Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph (65 km/h)
Present movement: NW or 310 degrees at 6 mph (9 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 1005 MB or 29.68 inches

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

A tropical storm warning has been issued for portions of the Papahanaumokuakea marine national monument, from Nihoa to maro reef.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR:

PORTIONS OF THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT, FROM
NIHOA TO MARO REEF.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS, IN THIS
CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA, PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
HONOLULU HAWAII.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 am HST, 2100 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 21.2 north, longitude 165.7 west. Ana is moving toward the northwest near 6 mph, 9 km/h. Ana will continue to move northwest today, and is expected to make a turn toward the north on Wednesday, and toward the north-northeast on Thursday, with forward motion gradually increasing through Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 105 miles, 165 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb, 29.68 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

WIND

Tropical storm conditions are expected over tern island, French Frigate Shoals, necker island and gardner pinnacles, and nearby waters, tonight and Wednesday.

SURF

Large swells produced by Ana will build across the northwest Hawaiian islands through Wednesday. Surf produced by these swells will be dangerous along the southern and southeastern facing reefs of the northwest Hawaiian islands.

RAINFALL

Rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches are possible over the northwest Hawaiian islands near the center of Ana.

NEXT ADVISORY
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 PM HST.
Next complete advisory...500 PM HST.

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FORECASTER BIRCHARD