Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA ADVISORY NUMBER 36

Issued: 500 AM HST WED OCT 22 2014

Ana moving slowly toward the northwest Hawaiian islands

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

Location: 22.8N 167.4W
About 105 miles (165 km) SW of FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
About 515 miles (825 km) W of Lihue Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 40 mph (65 km/h)
Present movement: NW or 320 degrees at 8 mph (13 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 1005 MB or 29.68 inches

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY

None.

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 LISIANSKI.

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 36 HOURS.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 500 am HST, 1500 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 22.8 north, longitude 167.4 west. Ana is moving toward the northwest near 8 mph, 13 km/h, and this motion is expected to gradually become northerly through early Friday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph, 65 km/h, with higher gusts. Some strengthening is forecast through early Friday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 125 miles, 205 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 French Frigate Shoals, necker island and gardner pinnacles, and nearby waters, today and tonight.

SURF

Large swells produced by Ana will build across the northwest Hawaiian islands today and tonight. 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...800 AM HST.
Next complete advisory...1100 AM HST.

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FORECASTER POWELL