Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA ADVISORY NUMBER 43

Issued: 1100 PM HST THU OCT 23 2014

Tropical storm Ana moving slowly toward the north northwest over the Pacific ocean

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

Location: 27.9N 170.1W
About 365 miles (585 km) NW of FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
About 890 miles (1435 km) WNW of Honolulu Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph (85 km/h)
Present movement: NNW or 330 degrees at 8 mph (13 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 1000 MB or 29.53 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 tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 27.9 north, longitude 170.1 west. Ana is moving toward the north-northwest near 8 mph, 13 km/h. Ana is expected to begin moving toward the north with a gradual increase in forward speed later tonight and Friday. A rapid acceleration of Ana toward the northeast is expected this weekend.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph, 85 km/h, with higher gusts. Ana may intensify slightly on Friday, but little significant change in intensity is forecast this weekend.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 90 miles, 150 km from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb, 29.53 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

NEXT ADVISORY
Next complete advisory...500 AM HST.

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FORECASTER HOUSTON