Public Advisory for TROPICAL STORM ANA

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TROPICAL STORM ANA ADVISORY NUMBER 45

Issued: 1100 AM HST FRI OCT 24 2014

Ana beginning to accelerate toward the north-northeast far northwest of the main Hawaiian islands

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

Location: 29.7N 169.3W
About 440 miles (710 km) NNW of FRENCH FRIGATE SHOALS
About 915 miles (1475 km) NW of Honolulu Hawaii
Maximum sustained winds: 65 mph (100 km/h)
Present movement: NNE or 20 degrees at 13 mph (20 km/h)
Minimum central pressure: 996 MB or 29.42 inches

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK

At 1100 am HST, 2100 UTC, the center of tropical storm Ana was located near latitude 29.7 north, longitude 169.3 west. Ana is moving toward the north-northeast near 13 mph, 20 km/h. A rapid acceleration toward the northeast is expected starting tonight and continuing through this weekend.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph, 100 km/h, with higher gusts. Little change is forecast through 24 hours with slow weakening occurring between 24 and 48 hours.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 996 mb, 29.42 inches.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND

None.

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

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FORECASTER KODAMA